Fast, furious and fabulous
The prose is solid, the pace wonderful and when the action happens its quick, fast and to the point . . . Back that up with a cracking supporting cast alongside an inventive world and all round I was a very happy reader. Great stuff
Dalglish is well on his way to join the ranks of Peter V. Brett and Brent Weeks as influential authors in a new generation of fantasy
A winning combination of A Game of Thrones, sword-and-sorcery RPGs, and vivid description . . . The point of view shifts continually, encompassing bit players and major characters from every angle of the struggle, and Dalglish handles his cast of thousands with aplomb . . . this is a fun read. Dalglish puts familiar pieces together with a freshness and pleasure that are contagious
Buy the book and budget for the rest; you'll want to see this story through to the end
A gritty book with intriguing characters and has a plot which will keep you hooked till the end
Fans of A Game of Thrones should most definitely take note of this extremely exciting first book in the Shadow Dance series. Bring on book 2!
An excellently paced, character driven fantasy novel