The Falcon Throne

The Falcon Throne

by Karen Miller

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ISBN-13: 9780316120081
Publisher: Orbit
Publication date: 09/09/2014
Series: Tarnished Crown Series , #1
Pages: 688
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 2.20(d)

About the Author

Karen Miller was born in Vancouver, Canada, and moved to Australia with her family when she was two. Apart from a three-year stint in the UK after graduating from university with a BA in communications, she's lived in and around Sydney ever since. Karen started writing stories while still in elementary school, where she fell in love with speculative fiction. She's held a variety of interesting jobs but now writes full-time.

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The Falcon Throne 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Sandman_Slim101 More than 1 year ago
I was really looking forward to this book, since I had read several of the authors other books, both under her own name and her pen name, K. E. Mills. She always struck me as an author who had a great grasp of making vivid, realistic characters you could sympathize with, even the villains. In fact, I think she writes some of the best villains in fantasy today. Anyway, I went in with high expectations. Not only were they met, they were shattered. This is an incredibly well written book, and is one of the best books I have ever read, of any genre, period. The story is expansive, set in a well developed world. The characters jump off the page, dragging you in with them. The villains are some of the best I've ever seen on the page, but they are doing the things they do for what seem legitimate reasons, and it's hard not to sympathize just a little. The protagonists are flawed, realistic characters, with realistic motivations. This is a gritty, hard hitting book, with well done action and battle scenes, political intrigue and family backstabbing. Any fans of Mark Lawrence, Jeff Salyards and Anthony Ryan will like this book. I recommend this book to all my friends and I recommend you try it too.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this book. I've read multiple fantasy series and this ranks in the top ten. Can't wait for the next book.
clambakecat More than 1 year ago
This book was rich and complex. The characters were well developed and had depth. The book leaves you with lots of questions and looking forward to the second installment. 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
World building is Martinesque. Characters solid, and I agree with another reviewer the villians are excellent. Some parts in the book drag, especially when the author feels obligated to repeat previous details as if the reader is too stupid to remember key details. Could also do without all the profanity which is often more of an unneccesary filler, therefore lacking effectiveness. B'aint is the most annoying word I've ever read as well. In the end, the plot line is excellent, the cliff hanger good, and I'm looking forward to the next installment. Hopefully more detailed sex, less filler, and more sorcery subject material.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Aside from some difficulty due to the choice of language, the book was very good.
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Really great
Luckygranadma More than 1 year ago
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