Warning: Don’t expect Donna Reed to show up in this one.
★★★★★ I loved it, I hated it, I couldn’t put it down, I vowed never to pick it up and read another chapter. Yeah. I went on an emotional roller-coaster ride with this fantasy Machiavellian soap-opera. It grabbed a hold of me and wouldn’t let go, even when I pleaded for mercy. I can’t image what those poor people, who don’t read, are doing while they wait for the next installment of this series to come out on HBO.
Then again, I may commiserate with them when I finish book #5, with books #6 & #7 still unwritten. A compelling read. The characters were fascinating, the story convoluted. Glad I did it as a buddy read in the Nothing But Reading Challenges Group. Some things I surmised, some things they figured out way before I did, some we figured out together.
Warning: There is no telling who lives, who dies, or who gets away with murder in this book: beloved characters, despised ones, bad men, good men, women, children, animals and the innocent. **sigh**
All I can say is, "Winter