Peter V. Brett has won rave reviews for his internationally best-selling novels, including his stunning debut, The Warded Man.
A continuation of his epic Demon Cycle series, The Daylight War features Inevera, the wife of Jadir, who took center stage in Book 2, The Desert Spear. In this heart-stopping installment, humanity continues to struggle against the demon plague - even as survivors hold out hope that the Deliverer will save them all. On the night of the new moon, the demons rise in force, seeking the deaths of two men, both of whom have the potential to become the fabled Deliverer, the man prophesied to reunite the scattered remnants of humanity in a final push to destroy the demon corelings once and for all.
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If you want a book half of which is about a conniving, backstabbing people who's main goal in life seems to be to dominate others and "win" literally every single conversation that they are in then this is the book for you.
This book was supremely frustrating to listen to. The worst thing about it was having to listen to a bunch of these domitane bitches find fault with their husband, their slaves, each other and who ever happens to be in their presence.
Aside from the warded man, the book is devoid of any likable characters whatsoever. Every female has the exact same personality. And I mean exact same. What personality is that? Well being a grade a arrogant bitch of course.
I could make other criticisms but I don't want to waste any more of my time. It was only through sheer will that I was able to finish it. I will NOT be getting any others in this series.
I am hoping that this episode in the series is important build up to an epic end. I found the book to be slow, drawn out, and left me looking for the potential I found in the first book. Not to say that I did not enjoy the book, but the long wait between books and the payout have left me wanting.
These books are some of the best I've listened to so far... They are simply captivating! Peter Brett's creativity and dark twists exceeds those of George R.R. Martin in my mind.
I thought the book was good the first time around. I told my friends and co-workers about it and many of them have now read the series. My second time going through the series reminded me how much I enjoyed the clever plot and characters. This is a must read "again".
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