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Lawful Good Thief (Kingdom of Thieves, #1)

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When Kevin Bennett, Merryweather's Guildmaster, plays with a weapon, he'd better know how to avoid getting cut. Certainly, Angela Thomas is a very sharp weapon despite her youth and foolish choice of bed partners. Born of seamstress and sailor, she is lured into the world of assassins, hidden agendas, and deadly encounters. The magical geas binding Angela into obedient sla ...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published January 3rd 2012 by CreateSpace (first published January 2nd 2012)
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Theresa L.
Jan 30, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
As the author, I think it's an excellent light, afternoon read - a good adventure. Don't forget to check out the bonus digital content using the link and login provided in the book!
Paul Fergus
Nov 14, 2012 rated it it was ok
Disclaimer: I know the author personally.

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Just call this book "Neutral Self-Centered Thief" instead; it'll make more sense.

In the Dungeons and Dragons world, Alignment indicates behavior. The protagonist lies to her mother, skips school, and helps thieves steal from people--all in the first chapter! So much for the Lawful Good premise implied in the title.

So what's going on in the story? We have a thief high in the ranks of power who is thwarted in what he sees as his rightful promotion. He wa
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Edward Gold
Jan 30, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Reading the title of the book, Lawful Good Thief, my first thought was that this was going to be a story set heavily in an AD&D world with lots of generic AD&D characters and monsters, where the heroine fights typical battles and overcomes the "main boss" at the end.

However, I was pleasantly surprised. Instead of a typical "conquer the boss" story, this is the story of a girl turned woman, molded by circumstance and necessity to become a master thief. About halfway through the first chapter I wa
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Brae Wyckoff
Aug 12, 2012 rated it liked it
Interesting storyline...needs severe editing and character building, but the premise is all there.

So wish that it was edited and the characters were built more. All of the story function was there and actually motivated me to finish it. The author has a great sense of storytelling and it is enough to enamor you to finish the entire novel. I skimmed sections to get to the point of what was trying to be told and other times slowed down to make sure I took in the visuals presented and the atmosphe
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Arthur
Apr 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Read this book and loved the characters. Simple yet immersive the story played out in my mind so vividly. Looking forward to more :D
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