Barb Hendee: Traitor to the Blood

Another entertaining addition to the Saga of the Noble Dead This time the main villain is a human who happens to be worse than the monsters our motley crew usually faces There is treachery and betrayals to be found in this new land we visit in the series Great job once again Hendees Traitor to the Blood is the fourth book in the Noble Dead series Not having ead the first three books will perhaps slow you down but will not hinder the eader from understanding the story though the beginning just jumped ight in and left one a bit confused It all sorted out by the end Plenty of action but mostly political sparring and intrigue Fairly entertaining Mildly course and perhaps a bit off putting to the sensitive crowd but the general public who enjoys this fantasy literature should have no problems For some Omnibus Films reason this bookead a lot slower then other books Not to say the pacing but as a Graeco-Egyptian Magick reader I generally should be able to go cover to cover on this length book in under six hours But I spent considerably time then Born a half breed to an elven mother and human father Leesil wasaised in the Warlands as assassin spy and slave to Lord Darmouth Slave Again (Whispers of Refuge ruler to one of its independent provinces But Leesil's mother trained him too well and he used his skills to escape leaving his parents to suffer Darmouth's wrath for all such traitors and their kin Now with newfound purpose in the company of his beloved Magiere Leesileturns to confront the sins of his past and uncover his parents' fateUnable to turn him from this dangerous course Magiere follows Leesil into the darkness of his past in the Warlands Knowing what may happen should

F skimming and think trimming 100 of the 400 pages would have made for a better ead But it is still good Will definitely continue this series This book took me forever to ead Once I passed page 200 though I didn t want to put it down It seems to be a trend for me with the last couple of books in this series They are Middle Ages fantasy based books about the travels of a damphir a half elf a fey hound and a human sage This book Autumn Days with the Moodys (Moody Family revolves around discovering what happened to the half elf Leesil s parents It involves a battle with a tyrannical warlord and the danger of elven assassins which happen to be in the same caste as Leesil s mother Not to mention the two vampires trailing Magiere The thing I love about these books are the jumps between story lines this way you get a taste of what everyone is thinking As usual this book has pushed the story even farther and we find that not only is Leesil s mother alive but she is being held captive by her own people Now the party will travel to try to save Leesil s mother. Toeaders alive and undead who enjoy taking that occasional literary walk on the wild side     Paul Goat Allen Barnes Noble ReviewThe Hendees' bestselling Noble Dead series makes the leap from mass market to hardcover with this winning fourth novel Fans of the series are sure to be pleased while the novel stands well enough on its own to attract new eaders     Publishers WeeklyThe personal conflicts of the heroes mirror the larger struggles in their world and provide a solid foundation for this tale of love and loyalty in a world of betrayal     Jackie Cassada SFFantasy column Library Journal.

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Hat and I don t know why 35 stars There was a lot evealed about Leesil s past in Traitor to the Blood I found it enjoyable than Sister of the Dead but Leesil and Magiere are becoming a bit unlikable in some ways They are too grumpy and never seem to see past their own noses Wynn has begun to grow on me even though she does do some foolish things 4 Noble Dead series Dark FantasyLeesil and Magiere s adventures continue as they travel to the Warlands where Leesil grew up Trained from a young age as a spy and assassin Leesil finally flees his homeland as a young man The price for his freedom is the probably death of his parents by the savage Lord DarmouthLeesil is in search of the truth about the fate of his parents His dangerous eturn to the violent Warlands is fraught with peril and adventureI enjoy this dark fantasy series tho this book was a bit darker violent a bit depressing than previous books However those aspects did fit into the series as the Warlands is a violent and dangerous placeI did uite a bit Armouth learn of Leesil's eturn she is prepared to slaughter any who may try to take him from her But Magiere's own past may well pose a deadly threat Two creatures of unfathomable power continue to stalk her one who believes she's the key to his salvation and one who seeks to destroy her and all those she lovesThis is one of those books for which the term 'dark fantasy' was definitely intended     Chroniclethe Hendees' Saga of the Noble Dead features generous helpings of blood sucking horror and whodunit mystery elements Literally overflowing with nonstop action this cool amalgam of genres will appeal.

barbhendeeorgLike most writers I've worked at many jobs in my life including teaching pre school until I completed my master's degree in Composition Theory Between 1993 and 2006 I taught college English while writing fiction on the side some independently and some with my husband and life long partner JCOver the years we've lived in Washington State Idaho Colorado and now moved just south of Portland Oregon I love the Northwest and it's a great place to writeWe have a lovely and talented daughter Jaclyn who lives in Houston Texas along with our wonderful and talented son in law PaulJC and I sold Dhampir in 2001 which changed our lives considerably It was published in January 2003 and we've published a book in the Noble Dead Saga every year since In May of 2006 we were both able to uit our teaching jobs and move into full time writingRecently I've begun writing romancesuspense novels beginning with Alone with a Soldier I am so glad my books have found an audience because I love to write fiction than anything else in the world and I'm not really good at anything else