Source: Received for an honest review from the publisher and/or author.
Print Length: 303 pages
Publisher: BURST (February 2, 2013)
Publication Date:February 2, 2013
When Kale mac Tadhg is betrayed by his Lord’s men, he is sent on an impossible quest: slay a witch in a tower, and end a people’s curse. Both Kale’s best friend and brother-in-arms Aaron Smithson and former betrothed Aoife of Westgate set out to rescue him, but their journey takes them into the uncharted waters and Northwestern Nordic colonies, to a land cursed and all but forgotten. They begin to realize that there is some truth to old legends. Kale’s rescue comes at a price—for by the time Aaron and Aoife know where to search, like so many before him, Kale is bound to the ancient tower’s fate.
TOWER OF OBSIDIAN by L. T. Getty is an interesting and entertaining Historical Fantasy/Science Fiction set in Killiath, Ireland 994. Join Kale mac Tadhg, Aaron Smithson,and Aoife of Westgate are on a quest. When Kale is sent on a quest to slay a witch and end a people’s curse,he is betrayed by his Lord’s men, he is now bound to the ancient tower’s fate. Aaron, his best friend and Aoife, his former betrothed are determined to rescue him,but at what cost?
Their journey takes them to the uncharted waters,to the Northwestern Nordic colonies, and a cursed land. What they find are legends, danger, ghosts,a dragon,a witch,sacrifice, immortality,a sorcerer and an ancient tower with secrets.
There are many relationships and sub-plots in this story. At first, it is a little disconcerting, but than you get the hang of things and the storyline moves quickly. Many, many characters, but they help move the story along. There are many twists and turns. Oh did I mention kidnapping, dark magic and a monster or two. What a tale of betrayal, sacrifice, and love. Can love truly lift a curse and free a people? To find out you must read “Tower of Obsidian”. I must say this was a unique look into Historical Fantasy with a side trip down the road of magic and good vs evil. With a trip into legends, and myths. A unique read. Received for an honest review from the publisher and/or author.
HEAT RATING: Mild
REVIEWED BY: AprilR, courtesy of My Book Addiction and More