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The Stone of Darkness (Dragonslayer #3)

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In Book 3 of the Dragonslayer series, Astrid accepts her duty and follows the winter route--until she's bitten by a dragon. Everyone knows dragon bites are poisonous and deadly, so she reluctantly accepts her impending death. In a twist of fate, she survives. Desperate for an explanation, Astrid believes she has somehow been protected by the black stone she keeps with her ...more
Paperback, 236 pages
Published May 29th 2012 by Mundania Press (first published May 1st 2012)
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Flora Bateman
I received a free copy of this book for review.

This is the third installment in the Dragonslayer series which follows the life of Astrid who came to Guell as a child to be raised as a blacksmith and find her calling as a dragonslayer. I found this book much darker as we know war is coming to the Northlands with the Krystr.

I love the character of Astrid. She is a strong woman but flawed as the rest of us. We see the toll life is taking on her with the loss of friends and loved ones and the comin
Splash Of Our Worlds *Yiota*
Dragons dragons! Well..not really.. i mean not that much but you know i love them so i had to XD

The Stone of Darkness continues the story of Astrid, this time concentrating more on her more secretive side and her gems. Resa Nelson keeps the steady and easy storytelling of the second book and once again it was really easy for me to get into it. It took me just a few hours to finish,totally got lost in it. This time is even easier than before to get used to the story. At the first book everything
The Stone of Darkness continues the epic tale of Astrid and her journey as the Dragonslayer.
In this instalment, Astrid is on a mission to find out as much as she can about the black stone she removed from her foot the previous year. Astrid is of the opinion that this stone saved her life after she was bitten by a dragon but didn't die from the poison in it's saliva as she should have.
Throughout this book Astrid has to learn who she can trust to help her on her journey and finds protection and c
If I loved the first two books in this amazing series, let me tell you that I adored The Stone Of Darkness. I feel like I can't actually describe how much I loved this book.

I loved how we get more subplots at the same time. There aren't too many though and they don't take up much time, but they do keep the reader wanting to read and needing to know more about them. We get to see the dragons again and we get to understand more about them, about their ways and about dragonslayers in general. One t
The Dragonslayer Series follow the story of Astrid. Sold as a child, chewed and spitted by a dragon, body full of scars, heart full of love. That's Astrid. She became my favorite female character soon after I started reading. Her life was full of adventures, some good, some not, but they shaped her as a person, same way she shaped swords as a blacksmith. In the third book, The Stone of Darkness, Astrid is already mature, has many friends, and knows who to trust. In the search for the truth of he ...more
Candace (Lovey Dovey Books)
The third book of the Dragonslayer series, yet again, impresses and confirms faith in author Resa Nelson. The Stone of Darkness takes readers on another journey through Astrid's world, but this time her travels are even more dangerous. With the introduction of a group of women who have learned to fight with swords, the Iron Maidens, and a closer look into the threat facing Guell, the Krystr army, Astrid's story remains mysterious and daunting.

The Stone of Darkness digs much deeper into Astrid's
Oh freaking wow! That ending was just … BAM! Way to go Resa. I just finished The Stone of Darkness and it was such a great read! I forgot how amazing Astrid is and the new worlds that Nelson creates are spot on. All the characters seem well thought through and are believable. I love how Nelson was able to reiterate important parts of the story from books 1 and 2 without feeling redundant.

It was just what I needed to read I think. A change from my usual Dystopia. LoL

I will be posting my review on my blog as part of a blog tour on July 31 2012
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Resa Nelson is the author of the 4-book Dragonslayer series: The Dragonslayer’s Sword (nominated for the Nebula Award, finalist for the EPPIE Award), The Iron Maiden , The Stone of Darkness , and The Dragon's Egg .

Her standalone novels include the mystery/thrillers All Of Us Were Sophie and Our Lady of the Absolute .

Resa has been selling short stories professionally since 1988. She is a longtim
More about Resa Nelson...
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