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Fate has brought together four young people from our world into the enchanted world of Tír. Together Kate, Alan, Mark and Mo present a formidable new force for good in this war-ravaged world: they are Hope for the millions of oppressed peoples that live here.

The four have been split up, with one of their number kidnapped, one lost and one changing almost beyond recognition
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Paperback, First published Jo Fletcher Books edition, 559 pages
Published November 8th 2012 by Jo FletcherBooks (first published October 24th 2012)
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Michael
Note: I discovered the author, Frank P. Ryan from a Good Read's Give Away. I read his book, [remember to link this]Doomsday Genie. My review can be found [remember to link]here.

Because I enjoyed Doomsday Genie, I gave a look at the author's profile and found that he wrote an epic fantasy series called Three Powers. I purchased the first book in the series with high hopes.

I. Was. Not. Let. Down.

Frank did a great job writing Snowmelt River , the first in the series. My review can be found [remembe
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Maria Mitchell
I received this book for free from Goodreads First Reads giveaways.

I thought this book would be a little more stand alone even though it was part of a series. I haven't read the first book and because of this I spent a great deal of the novel being confused. A recap of events, characters, experiences would have been exetremely helpful. Because of this I ended up giving it 2 stars instead of the 3 I had originally decided to give just because it was so confusing for much of the book.

Despite the
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Thomas Cotterill
The Tower of Bones is book two of The Three Powers series and the sequel to The Snowmelt River. The novel continues the adventures of four young people from Earth (Alan, Kate, Mark, and Mo) as they struggle with their destinies in a savage sorcerous world called Tir. The physical action in a brooding romantic landscape that so characterized the first book in this marvellous series is at first replaced by skilfully-presented surreal inner struggles. Tir’s powers of evil psychically probe and test ...more
Chris
This is book 2 of a series. I have not read the first one, although I was under the impression that this works as a standalone story - and it does, up to a point.

The people, titles and concepts in this book I found initially quite confusing. If I had read the first one I am sure I would have been more "up to speed" and enjoyed it a lot more. I was undecided as to whether to award three or four stars, but I've given it the benefit of the doubt and awarded four, with the caveat that I'd recommend
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Tracy
Witches, Giant Bats, Dragons Oh My! The Tower of Bones is a follow up to The Snowmelt River in the Three Powers series. This book seemed more fast paced than The Snowmelt River to me for some reason. The book starts out with our 4 main heroes in the enchanted world war ravaged Tir. They have been spilt up and its up to the main hero of the book Alan to reunite them! Millions of lives are depending on them. I'm not one for spoilers but ALOT happens in this book! Kate is being tortured by the Grea ...more
Ally
I received a copy from the author.

The Tower of Bones is a really, really, really thick book. It took me the entire weekend to finish it. It about six hundred pages (and I thought seven hundred before I even checked the page number of the last page). It is partially the reason I was behind on my post. Thank goodness, I'm not too behind. Time to catch up!

The Tower of Bones, the second book that comes right after The Snowmelt River, is a bit difficult to read. Okay, it is difficult. There are so ma
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Sarah
Nov 16, 2012 Sarah marked it as to-read
I won this book from a Goodreads giveaway! I'm super excited to read this book but I haven't read the first one yet. I will update my review once I am all up to date
Tianne Shaw
Well again I have been reading as I won the 3rd book as a first reads giveaway. I have struggled on but find it descriptive and well written.
Talitha
Received from Goodreads First Reads

Loved it! Fantastic story line, can't wait to read more!
Courtney
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Krista Ivy
A lovely sequel. The suspense is kept up from the first book and even added to. Each event is a mystery and an adventure. The protagonists continue to grow in every way possible as Fate continues to direct their lives on a fierce level. No spoilers, but the end of the book manages to keep the reader hanging on to the last word.
Annesophie Schorsij-owens
Very well written irish fantasy book. Would highly recommend it for teens and up.
It is a series this is the second book. The third book 'feimhins sword' is due out this year. Very good read.
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Well written, but just not my cup of tea.

*I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.
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I write epic fantasy novels, which form part of a series of four books, "The Three Powers". I was lucky enough for the books in this series, The Snowmelt River, The Tower of Bones and The Sword of Feimhin, to have gathered excellent reviews from various sources including the British Fantasy Society and Starburst Magazine, which helped to push my fantasy into the top ten bestseller list of epic
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“Other rumours, equally venerable, tell a different – that long before the age of mortals there was a great war between the dragons and a brutal race of titans. So lasting and terrible was this conflict that the bones of the slain are still scattered over the blighted lands. It is said that the titans eventually won this war to bring to an end of the Age of Dragons. This ushered in the Age of Tyranny, when mortals served no purpose other than enslavement, a tyranny that was ended by the coming of the Arinn.
If such be true, deliverance surely came with a price. – Ussha De Danaan: last High Architect of Ossierel”
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