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Fall of House Nemeni (Allmother's Fire, # 1)

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In a reality of floating Islands with a Sun Above and a Sun Below, every noble House has its own abilities to break the Grand Laws of the Universe. Cenive is a floating island filled with art, culture and, most of all, commerce. Long ago the Church and most of the other noble Houses banded together to annihilate the domineering House Nemeni who created clockwork marvels th ...more
Kindle Edition, 320 pages
Published May 14th 2012
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Marcus
Jul 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
I voluntarily reviewed an arc of this book in exchange for an honest review

This is a book worthy of the Game of Thrones in aspects of plots within plots within plots. Throw in air raiding pirates (in wooden vessels), individuals that can control blood,water,wood, and stones and you start to get a gist of this book. You also can't overlook the houses or guilds that are constantly warring for dominance and you have an idea of what this book is about
Ruth
Aug 04, 2013 rated it did not like it
Shelves: dnf, spec-fic
Dire, I am sad to say. Once again, the first couple of pages were not bad but then the writing got to be a bit clunky eg: try saying this aloud " Using the Cenivian Nobility's Dominion over Metal and Clockwork, the three amulets were designed to tap into the Grand Laws of the Universe itself, and find specific "loopholes" in those Laws by "shifting the Cogs of Reason" as one philosopher had said." Phew! I am breathless just typing it. Then we have the magnificently highlighted heading for Chapt ...more
Cale
Jul 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book and read it in one night! It starts right off with the action, despite the fact that there are 3 prologues….normally this would send me for the hills (I need my books to START at the beginning of the story, not before) but the prologues were juicy and totally hooked me. I appreciated the fact that the chapters were relatively short, and we could see everything from the different characters’ point of views. Some people may not like this technique, but in my opinion it really wor ...more
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M.D. Kenning is a fantasy novelist, focusing on Clockpunk fantasy and other history inspired fantasy works.

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