Tower of Thorns

Tower of Thorns

Book - 2016/10
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Award-winning author Juliet Marillier's "lavishly detailed"( Publishers Weekly ) Blackthorn & Grim series continues as a mysterious creature holds ancient Ireland in thrall...

Disillusioned healer Blackthorn and her companion, Grim, have settled in Dalriada to wait out the seven years of Blackthorn's bond to her fey mentor, hoping to avoid any dire challenges. But trouble has a way of seeking them out.

A noblewoman asks for the prince of Dalriada's help in expelling a creature who threatens the safety and sanity of all who live nearby from an old tower on her land--one surrounded by an impenetrable hedge of thorns. With no ready solutions to offer, the prince consults Blackthorn and Grim.

As Blackthorn and Grim put the pieces of this puzzle together, it's apparent that a powerful adversary is working behind the scenes. Their quest soon becomes a life-and-death struggle--a conflict in which even the closest of friends can find themselves on opposite sides.
Publisher: Penguin Group 2016/10
ISBN: 9780451467027
0451467027
Branch Call Number: ON ORDER

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irnawati
Jun 06, 2016

A very capturing your mind book. I could not put it down until I read it until morning.

ChristchurchLib Feb 16, 2016

Having struck a bargain with a powerful fey nobleman, embittered healer Blackthorn and her ex-convict companion Grim must traverse the kingdom of Dalriada, aiding those in need. In Tower of Thorns, Lady Geiléis of Bann enlists them to lift a curse on her land, but the duo soon discovers that there's more to their assignment than their employer is letting on. Fans of lyrical, atmospheric fantasy based on Irish mythology will enjoy this the 2nd installment of the Blackthorn & Grim novels, after Dreamer's Pool.

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foxylady31
Jan 12, 2016

Incredible book. I have read all juliet's books and have loved every one. Now waiting for the next book of this series.

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