Eve Culley’s Review of Legacy of the Blade
5 - Stars
Legacy of the Blade (Legacy Of The Blade #0.5) by Elizabeth Rose
I had read books one and two in the Legacy of the Blade series before I found this prequel. It explained a lot of my questions about the characters in the books I had previously read. However, I did enjoy the first two books greatly, but I wish I had read this book first. The prequel explains the sadness and longing that Corbett Blake, the main character in book one, has and why the man became the hardened person he is as an adult. This book also gives an empathy for the child inside the man that is missing in the book one. You get glimpses of the characters for books two through four as well. I would recommend this short story before reading the four-book Legacy of the Blade series. The full-length novels in the series are Lord of the Blade, Lady Renegade, Lord of Illusion, Lady of the Mist. (Excerpts included at the end of prequel).
About the book
Corbett Blake is a child who wants to be a knight and follow in his father's footsteps, but because he is gifted, he is sent to be a sorcerer's apprentice instead.
This short story of approximately 6,500 words is the prequel of the four-book Legacy of the Blade series.
About the author, Elizabeth Rose
Elizabeth Rose is the author of medieval, paranormal, fantasy western, and contemporary novels. While based on romance, her novels have complex plots, action and suspense. She loves writing bad boy tortured heroes and empowered feisty heroines.
Her books have won rave reviews, and have been seen on The History Channel as well as Wild Chicago. She has been a Sapphire Award finalist, and been nominated by Romantic Times for a Reviewer’s Choice Award.
Some of her recent reviews and awards consist of Igniting Andrew that has received a 4 1/2 gold crown heart review from Ind’Tale magazine and will be up for a Rone award.
Connect with Elizabeth Rose on her website.
About the Reviewer
My hubby and I were missionaries in the 70’s and 80’s raising money for Bibles, New Testaments, Book of John, paper, ink and helped set up a couple of print shops in churches. We traveled with our 2 small boys with our base here in Texas.
With our family grown and grand-children galore, we live in west-central Texas with a barn full of critters enjoying the country life.
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