The Gods of Amyrantha (Tide Lords, #2)
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The Gods of Amyrantha (Tide Lords #2)

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The Tide Lords are returning and that means every man, woman and child is in danger...

Arkady is exiled to the repressive Torlenian capital, where she makes some unexpected friends and some powerful enemies, all of whom seem bent on usingher to wreak vengeance on each other.

Things are not going smoothly for Declan Hawkes, the King's Spymaster, either, and not just because...more
Mass Market Paperback, 578 pages
Published September 1st 2007 by HarperVoyager
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Melanie
A typical "bridge" book, but it wasn't bad. And I say to anyone who's at started this series to at least read til the end of Gods of Amyrantha because there is one HELL of a plot twist at the end...
Liviu
Superb sequel; witty, funny, twists and turns, revelations.

As the Tide increases in power the Immortals are back to scheming for power, with the usual suspects from Jaxyn, Dialla to Sirolee, Tryan and Elissa positioning themselves for the richest spoils around.

Even the righteous Brynden may be ready to forgive Kinta and get an Empire, since an ascetic cult wears thin after a while too, while Lukys has his "hands" in so many plots that it's not clear if even his stated goal is actually true.....more
Potter
A more action packed novel than The Immortal Prince, the first in this series, this book takes us into the swiftly developing machinations of the Tide Lords and the attempts of the Cabal to stop them.

I thought this book was better than The Immortal Prince which bodes well for the series as a whole. To begin with the Crasii were better realized and less distracting than in the first book and they make up some of the more interesting characters. There's much more action as well and Fallon has beg...more
Damali
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jD
This series has got me hooked. I am on the way to library to grab the next one. I can't say it's the writing because it's not that strong but the characters and plot twist are a rush. I am addicted.

The Tide Lords are such a funky concept. They are humans who come into power over the elements in cycles referred to as the 'The Tide'. They are immortal but The Tides are hundreds of years apart. They never know when it's coming or how long it will stay. When The Tide is out, they live on the downlo...more
Asaviel
Meine Meinung:
Auf ein Wiedersehen mit Arkady und Cayal habe ich mich mehr als nur gefreut. Band 1 endet mit einem Cliffhanger, der den Leser zwar nicht völlig frustriert zurücklässt, aber eben doch neugierig macht auf einen zweiten Band. Diese Fortsetzung beginnt dann aber leider nicht mehr so stark wie der Auftakt. Es werden weitere Charaktere eingeführt, wobei es dem Leser trotzdem gut gelingt den Überblick zu behalten. Leider treffen die beiden Protagonisten erst sehr spät im Handlungsverlauf...more
Mihir

Full review originally at Fantasy Book Critic

ANALYSIS: The novel starts off within a couple of weeks of time from "The Immortal Prince" and picks up exactly where that one ended. The various characters are shown to be in different places due to the events occurring in the previous book. Cayal is in Torlenia awaiting Arkady & Stellan who are traveling there for political reasons.

Declan Hawkes is doing spy-work & secret assignments to find out the current identities of the hidden Tide Lo...more
Elena
Während die Gezeiten steigen, befindet sich Arkady und Stellan Desean im torlenischen Exil. Die Fürstin von Lebec schließt Freundschaft mit der dortigen Kaiserin, die ihre Geheimnisse zu haben scheint. Derweil kämpfen der erste Spion Declan Hawkes und die Bruderschaft des Tarots im Glaeba gegen die Unsterblichen Jaxyn und Diala, welche den Königshof unterwandert haben und nun die Macht an sich reißen wollen. Auch das Nachbarland Caelum muss sich ungebetener unsterblicher Gäste erwehren. Cayal hi...more
Coucher de soleil
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Lauren
It has been a thousand years since the last High Tide and humanity has forgotten the threat posed by the Tide Lords...

This is an EXCELLENT sequel to followup the Immortal Prince.

The world view has definitely expanded in this book! Though we still have a few back stories, this book gives a much better view of Amyrantha as an actual world and it's histories.

The story is still pretty much following Cayal as he looks for ways to end his life, but the Immortal Prince had a more minor role this ti...more
Lina Al-Midfa
Even better than the first, and if you enjoyed the first (I most definitly positively absolutely did), you'll know what I mean, I didn't think that was possible.

Tides Jennifer! You did it again =)lol...


She takes us into a thrilling and absorbing read, and true to the title of the book, it was about The Gods of Amyrantha.

Without revealing too much, I will start by saying that at the end of The Immortal Prince, we know that there are 9 Tide Lords (powerful immortals that can influence the Tide) C...more
Meaghan
This book kept me hooked from the beginning, I was really looking forward to starting it when I finished the first book (Imortal Prince). The politics and secrets are all so well written, and the author knows how to work so many view points in without missing anything or getting repetitive. At the end of the book is a cliffhanger that really sets you up for the next book, each character is hanging by a thread and I cannot wait to read on.
Errolyn
This is the second book in the Tide Lords series, and it has jacked up the danger, adventure and mystery 3x. By the end of the book, every character finds himself either in a situation where they might never get out and puts them in extreme danger, or gets some information that changes their entire perception of themselves and their place in their world. A lot of questions from the last book are answered, but a ton more are revealed in the last couple chapters...some that were hinted at and the...more
Wang Xiuyi
The following passage found in the book is what truly convinced me Jennifer Fallon is one of my favourite Fantasy Authors.

Jennifer Fallon: "The fun of self-delusion, that's what faith is all about... believing in something so profoundly you'd devote your entire life to it without any proof that it actually exists. Worse than that, it's believing without the need for proof. It's believing, even when confronted with definitive proof that you're wrong. A truly effective religion doesn't need gods...more
Aves
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Vivian
I abandoned this book after reading a good 200 pages. I just got fed up with Arkady... If the story line is supposed to center around her, then she is one of the dumbest heroines I've come across in fantasy. I thought one of the mutant characters, Tiji was much more interesting and quite a bit smarter.
Karen Jones
The writing's not bad, but it's not remarkable either. For some reason it's incredibly addictive, though. It's like a soap opera, but with no actual sex scenes (there was one in the last book, though). Perhaps it's how she keeps up that sexual tension so you end up mentally shouting at the characters to go ahead and do it, already, but they never do. I don't know why I like it. I have predicted every single plot point in the entire book. There are no surprises. But I do like it. Enough that I'm...more
Calida
Ok.. so I liked and disliked this book.

I Liked it because it kept me reading and i was wanting more the whole time. (always good for a book) The catactors are intriging and in this book we got to know some of them better.

I disliked it because of the ending, yes, yes I know I will have a phew people who disagree,but I have reasons. Well I dislike it because we have this build up the whole and then it just suddenly goes in to all these unfinished ends and twists and things now that is always good...more
Lis
Feb 16, 2011 Lis rated it 5 of 5 stars
Shelves: fantasy
I'm not sure if the author is really bad at foreshadowing plot twists, or she just thinks so *very* much like me that she always does exactly what I think would be cool. Whatever it is, I've managed to correctly guess ALL her big surprises way ahead of the big reveal...and though you'd think this would make it lose stars, I'm still giving her the full five because reading it was just a pleasurable thing. And must admit I liked having the plot twists turn out the way they "should". :D I love Caya...more
Skip
Mar 23, 2009 Skip rated it 3 of 5 stars
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Kanani
I'm so disappointed. I wasn't very impressed with the first book, but after reading reviews for the second, I was convinced to give it a go. Up until the last 20 pages or so, the book was predictable and without any real conflict. I wouldn't say the author was a bad writer, but the story feels very weak to me. Will I buy the next ebook? Probably because I have a hard time letting go of a story without finishing it. This series, so far, reminds me of another series that was written by Elizabeth H...more
Bronwyn
Despite enjoying the first novel in the Tide Lords series, I abandoned this one about 1/4 of the way through.

As with the first novel, The Gods of Amyrantha skips around from character to character and so at times the plot moved very slowly. This criticism was countered by the fascinating world building in the first novel, but by the second novel the sense of discovery wore off.

I have no complaints about the characters or the tone of the writing. I simply ended up putting this book down because t...more
Tiffany
I enjoyed the conflict of the different characters. I really related to the Duchess, and am hanging on the edge waiting to see what happened to her. The book had a big soap opera feeling to it. Complications and intrigue moved through the plot. Really enjoyed this one.

Was totally thrilled with the ending, and could have guessed it coming. It totally made sense. Really looking forward to the third book in the series that is due out in a month. Ticking off the days. Bring it on! Ready to see what...more
Cam
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Michelle
That ending!
Amy
I thought this was a good continuation of the series. The plot lines expand, you get to see more of the world, and more Immortals join the story. And, there was a twist towards the end of the book that I did not see coming, although looking back it should have been something I could have figured out. Anyway, that alone was enough to send me diving into the next book as soon as I put this one down.
David Phipps
Less back story in this book and much more intrigue. We know all the main players now for the most part and a lot was happening as the various Tide Lords try to position themselves in powerful places as the tide rises. I liked that Declan Hawkes was a more prominent character in this book. Cayal had a more minor role this time which is good because he has gotten annoying.
Nanci
Great characterization as usual. Fallon continues her storyline of The Tide Lords, immortal gods who are finding time wearing on their hands. Their power is like the tide which comes in and goes out. For the vast majority of time, they are like any other mortal, except they cannot die. You get involved with the customs and different peoples and want to see this to the end.
Kristina
Another amazing book - 2nd of 4 in the Tide Lord series. I could hardly put this book down, but I had to as I was driving to Texas (from California) when I started it. I really appreciate the way Jennifer Fallon ends each book. You are left looking forward to the next book, but not feeling like your reading is interrupted right in the middle of a story.
Jacinta Hoare
Even though a large part of this book was spent setting up the scene for future volumes and hopefully and epic finale I really enjoyed the twists and turns in the plot towards the end. I liked the fact that its not certain that the good guys are, in fact, the good guys and maybe there might not be happy endings for all of our favourite characters.
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Fallon is the author of 17 full-length bestselling novels and a number of published short stories in genres ranging from horror to science fiction.

In addition to 4 complete fantasy series - The Demon Child trilogy, The Hythrun Chronicles, the Second Sons Trilogy,The Tide Lords Quadrilogy and the Rift Runners series - Fallon has written both a tie-novel and short fiction for the TV series, Stargat...more
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