Lord of Slaughter (The Wolfsangel Cycle #3)
What a book, Myth, mystery, Saga, History, Magic and all woven together by one of the few capable of making all these elements blend without self combusting.
This is the third book in the Craw series
1. Wolfsangel (2010)
2. Fenrir (2011)
3. Lord of Slaughter (2012)
And quite frankly for me the best of the series. I cant quite put my finger on what makes this one work more than the previous two, maybe its just the right blend of all the above?
What has always struck me with MD Lachlan ...more
To sum it up, if you have a thing for Norse mythology and how it can permeate through time, then you need to read them!
Vikings, gods, Romans, Greeks and ancient lore, what more can you ask for?
Lord of Slaughter will keep you guessing who is who and how they relate back until the end.
Extremely well written, as with his previous instalments - Wolfsangel and Fenrir - each ...more
The title Lord of Slaughter seems quite ominous and might put off certain readers of the ‘Historic Fiction/Fantasy’ genre. However the novel itself is mostly tamer than the paperback publication jacket suggests.
This book does delve into supernatural themes, especially the occult, which might not be appropriate for every re ...more
I can comfortably say that this book holds one of the most haunting chapters I've ever read, if not the most. I reread it quite often, if only to experience the shivers that never really seem ...more
Lord of Slaughter continues the story of the mythological figures involved with the tale of Odin. These figures, the wolf man & the lady are caught in a cycle, condemned to repeat it through countless lives until they can kill Odin and bring about Rag...more
But it was still better than the second part: it read better and the characters were more interesting. Possibly because there was more action and less talk, and possibly because the environment changed in this quite a lot compared to the other two parts.
Still nothing ...more
This story, like the two before it, is beautifully told. I love the descriptions of Constantinople and the Greek mythology. I love how everything is related and how everything comes together in the end. Lachlan is a master s ...more
MD Lachlan is a pen name - created after Mark Barrowcliffe, author of works such as Girlfriend 44 and Lucky Dog, felt himself irresistibly drawn back to fantasy after writing his Dungeons and Dragons memoir The Elfish Gene.
Wolfsangel might surprise readers of Mark's other work. He's always been noted for his comic writing ('Wickedly funny' - New York Post, 'Painfully funny' - ...more