Thursday, June 5, 2014

The Cry of the Icemark

"The Cry of the Icemark"
Stuart Hill
Nordic Fantasy
The Icemark Chronicles #1

In the frozen north lives a hard and proud people. The people of icemark are on the eve of their princess's coming of age. On her birthday she will become recognized as the next ruler of icemark, and she will be able to marry.

When a powerful enemy from the far west, who has never been stopped before, attacks icemark the king leads a small armed party to stop them. In the end the king and his men died to the last man but they gave the princess and all the rest of the people time to get away.

Now she must seek out allies who where once enemies, and friends who she never new even excited. Together they might be able to fight off this enemy, but will she be able to find them in time.

This is a good book for teens and young adults. Although this book will never be in my top 10 favorite books of all time it is still really good. I read through the whole book very quickly and never even put it down.

The main character is strong and powerful. She is both honest and strong. The writer has created a world that we both know and that is new to us. The book is interesting in many ways and worth a quick read.

I would give this book a 6.8 to 10.

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