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Watcher of the Dead (Sword of Shadow Series #4)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

What happened to the Ice in the title?

I didn't realise the book was in the same series as the last three books until I read the back cover. The author's name should have told me, or the name Watcher of the Dead that was used in the other books. If it had "Ice" in the title it would have jumped out at me. I ...
I didn't realise the book was in the same series as the last three books until I read the back cover. The author's name should have told me, or the name Watcher of the Dead that was used in the other books. If it had "Ice" in the title it would have jumped out at me. I am sure there are more titles that could have been used - Sea of Blue Ice, Tree of Green Ice, Pool of Yellow Ice ... I think "Watcher of the Dead" should have been the series title. Sword of Shadows is not unique enough and could be any fantasy series of the last 30 years. Also didn't care for the cover - a little corny, probably aimed at female readers. The book itself is as good as the first three - meaning great. It continues the stories of the principal characters, Raif, the clans, Ash, the Maimed Men and the Sull. There are enough story arcs for a few more books, but I hope Jones wraps it up in the next book. Although the book is as good as the others, there is not much new - just continuation. One more book (2 max)and then the next series.

posted by Master_Tim on May 21, 2010

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2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

ebook version problems

I want to make it clear that I am only reviewing the ebook product of Watcher of the Dead and not the story itself (which I enjoyed). After I downloaded the ebook, I noticed that several chapters ended in mid-sentence (roughly a quarter of the chapters). I contacted B...
I want to make it clear that I am only reviewing the ebook product of Watcher of the Dead and not the story itself (which I enjoyed). After I downloaded the ebook, I noticed that several chapters ended in mid-sentence (roughly a quarter of the chapters). I contacted B&N customer service, and they had me delete the file and download the book again. Unfortunately, this only fixed one chapter (I had been missing half a page!), but did nothing for the other chapters. I was then told that it was a problem with the ebook itself and they would have to contact the publisher. However, I've yet to hear anything back. I don't know if anyone else has had similar problems, but I just wanted anyone considering the ebook to be aware that it is a possibility.

posted by 2355050 on May 13, 2010

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  • Posted April 28, 2011

    has the problem been corrected.

    nothing worse than having the buck passed, no missing pages when hou buy the book in paper.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted July 2, 2010

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