As the Shadow Rises: Book Two of The Age of Darkness - Age of Darkness (Paperback)Katy Rose Pool (author)
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As the Shadow Rises is the spectacular second novel in Katy Rose Pool's Age of Darkness trilogy - a YA fantasy blockbuster packed with magic, prophecy and adventure.
Katy Rose Pool 's showstopping fantasy debut There Will Come a Darkness began an epic tale of thrilling magic, ancient prophecy and five lives who could stop the approaching Age of Darkness - or unleash it.
Now the adventure continues in As the Shadow Rises, as the forces of light and darkness collide - and the end of the world begins.
Praise for There Will Come a Darkness
'Katy Rose Pool is a writer to watch' Sebastien De Castell
'A can't-miss debut from an exciting new talent' Kiersten White
'Unforgettable . . . feels both utterly original and like the best of classic fantasy' Tasha Suri
'Katy Rose Pool combines lovable characters, a gorgeously tangible world and an intricate puzzle-box plot to create a story that will pull you inexorably toward the explosive end' Sarah Holland
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 380 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 36 mm
This epic fantasy novel revels in rich worldbuilding [and] deftly plays with genre expectations . . . A well-crafted, surprising, and gripping start to a new trilogy -- KIRKUS on THERE WILL COME A DARKNESS
A beautiful woven fantasy of prophecy, intrigue and unforgettable characters . . . feels both utterly original and like the best of classic fantasy -- Tasha Suri on THERE WILL COME A DARKNESS
Katy Rose Pool combines lovable characters, a gorgeously tangible world and an intricate puzzle-box plot to create a story that will pull you inexorably toward the explosive end -- Sarah Holland, NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author on THERE WILL COME A DARKNESS
Adventurous relic-hunting, mind-blowing twists, budding love and terrible betrayals feature in this multiple-narrator, character-driven study of power, agency, and identity and the ways these are affected by the interwoven threads of both history and legend -- KIRKUS (starred review)
Katy Rose Pool's plot is always seven steps ahead of you. You'll want to catch up as quickly as possible * Refinery 29 *
Pool accomplishes a masterful balance of exposition, action, and characterisation . . . full of genuinely surprising and interesting twists that will have readers anxious to get to the last page
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“A very satisfying second installment”
I enjoyed this second installment in the series very much and thought that it did a great job setting up for the finale while also tying up enough plot threads to feel like a satisfying narrative in its own right. I... More
As the Shadow Rises is a phenomenal book! I was completely engrossed in the world within only a few pages, even though it's been a while since I read the first.
There is a huge cast of characters in this book,... More
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