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Aelfric - Bloodied Spears

3.71  ·  Rating Details  ·  7 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Torn from the bosom of his family by a bitter betrayal, the young Aelfric is thrust into a world twisted upon the rack of war. Sold into the service of King Elenim’s army, he must fight or die on the field of Cremen.
The time of manhood has arrived for him.
Yet all is not as it seems, for the dark and bloody hand of a sorceress moves pieces upon the board, and Aelfric finds
Published October 14th 2011
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Vanessa Finaughty
May 15, 2012 Vanessa Finaughty rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Fantasy lovers who enjoy fast-paced stories
Recommended to Vanessa by: It caught my eye.
Aelfric – Bloodied Spears is a nice light read despite the serious storyline, which will leave you contemplating the reasons for war and how daft they are, amongst other things.
Aelfric is forced into battle on the field of Cremen while his sister, Aelfwen, is left to the mercy of the brutal man who betrayed her brother.

The story follows Aelfric’s swift transition from boy to man, and he soon proves he’s more man than some twice his age. Take the desperate need to protect his sister, add the fac
Imani Bey
Feb 09, 2012 Imani Bey rated it liked it
I must admit I was not impressed with Aelfric of the Bloodied Spears. The plot is rushed, as is the conflict. There is very good description of the surroundings. But sentences often lack structure. The character's faux medieval dialect makes the story dense. The heroism and etiquettes are high flown, pretentious and melodramatic. While heroes, Aelfric in particular, are often shallow, angsty and Gary Stu, villains are often stereotypical. The hero does little for himself and coincidences just bu ...more
Nov 09, 2011 Claire rated it liked it
really enjoying it so far !!!
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I was born in Essex, England, in 1969 - and I'm still there now. From an early age I had a passion for reading and writing; possibly inspired by my late aunt Violet Winspear who was a top writer for Mills and Boon romance, and now, thanks to Amazon's Kindle, I've sent my own work out into the void to stand or fall on its own bloodied sword. I hope my tales of Aelfric's world are enjoyable to reade ...more
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