1.14.2016

Review: House of Ravens by Karpov Kinrade


Title: House of Ravens

Author: Karpov Kinrade

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Publisher's Insight:

USA TODAY bestselling author Karpov Kinrade defied genre convention with Court of Nightfall. Now, they continue the epic saga of Scarlett Night, a rebel torn between two identities, in House of Ravens. 

You think you know the path to victory? Then tell me how you'll win. 

Will you buy triumph with gold and favors? Will you marshal armies and trade in blood? Or will you be the hand in the dark, your fingers on the strings? Whatever you decide, know this. If you put the innocent at risk… 

You will answer to me. 

I am the keeper of secrets and the teller of lies. I am the shadow of death and the bringer of light. I will become a Knight of the First. 

And the Orders will crumble. 

Review:

Oh, I shouldn't have done it, but I binged on two Karpov Kinrade books in a row. (I have so many wonderful reviews to give you guys!) I don't regret it at all, not one little bit, well maybe at the end of the book...

I love how the characters continue to grow in this book from the last.

Scarlett has learned some hard lessons, and has grown from them, really starting to fill out her wings (so to speak) and learning how the business of being the the one who leads must be done.

Jax grows from the mentality of a little boy (in my humble opinion) and into the thoughts of a man who needs to get things done, but in the right way, and in time. He realizes that not everything can be accomplished in one day, and in battle after battle. He picks his minor wars and then wins them hands down. I think he's becoming the politician that every person wants. Someone who will speak up for the little people, but does it in a positive way; without tearing down anyone and making them look bad. He shows by action what a good person should look like.

You meet some wonderfully lovable characters that make you want to be friends with them and just know that they are the "good guys" in the world of bad. Corine, Kai, and Wytt are the characters that stuck with me most. Siblings and friends, and just a little royal.

You meet some wonderfully unlovable characters. The characters that you love to hate. Thane and Garin. Denizens of pure evil, that you know are no good, but you hope will be knocked in the head to become more than they are and what they should be.

Overall this book gave me everything I want/need in a book. Great characters, wonderful book flow, and most of all, if you can make me bawl like a little baby, then you're a GREAT book.

Karpov Kinrade, my hats off to you. You're a great team. I can't wait to read more, as I'm binging some more on Night of Nyx right now.


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I downloaded this book as a Kindle Unlimited title after reading House of Nightfall. I was not given any compensation for this review, it is all my honest opinion - because I want the best for my readers.