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Book review: Shadow Over Avalon by C.N. Lesley (@darkspires )

Arthur is breeding stock. He is exceptionally skilled, his life has been mapped out for reviewhim, his fate is sealed. Or so it is believed. Stealing away to the archives in order to learn more of his origins and the world, he discovers the tale of Ashira, a War Maid, who had been born in the very image of her own mother, the late queen, and her father did not approve. Headstrong and independent she receives cruel punishments at his hand for being a free spirit. But the cruellest is yet to come. It seems her worth is so little that he had devised the perfect means to dispose of her. Tragedy turns to hope, betrayal to freedom and love. But it was never destined to last.

Science fiction meets fantasy in a thrilling clash of knights and dragons as we are drawn into an alternative version of the Arthurian mythos. Gripping and thrilling, Shadow Over Avalon will take you on a whirlwind of a ride enriched by vivid and captivating characters. C.N. Lesley’s book crosses timelines to bring a tale of past and present, carefully woven and structured so the roots of one affect the other. This is a must for lovers of the genre. An action packed, character driven tale that will leave you wanting more.

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Reviewed by K.J. Simmill (KS the Dreamer) Author of The Forgotten Legacies series


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