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Trolls

(The Bridge #1)

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Evangeline Kane is thrust into a world and a role she never asked for. She finds herself questioning her sanity as she finds herself bound to a bridge as its Troll when the previous champion died in her arms.

The gateway from the Under-Veil to the city of Cincinnati lies unprotected, open to malicious fae intent on chaos and corruption of the mortals that dwell in it, if s
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Kindle Edition, 220 pages
Published September 20th 2014 by Amazon Digital Services
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Jackie
May 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: audible
So Kath told me to try this one out. It was the series I was least interested in reading by the brief summary.

I was wrong.

This is a great series that sprang from Erik's mind like his other works. Something original and fun. Holly brings this book to life with her narration of the characters. Don't let the trolls turn you away, for the book will surprise you.
Arien
Fun, well written, no major problems with this story. One of the better examples of good urban fantasy lesfic. Recommend to everyone.
Kath
May 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: audio-books
I don't know why I waited this long to read this book, it's awesome!!
Inked Reads
Dec 04, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: f-f
This book was riveting. I started it at six this morning and finished just after noon. The characters in this book really come to live, and Evangeline Kane is certainly a character to be reckoned with. She snotty, smart, sassy and quick thinking. I loved her humor, probably because it’s so similar to mine. The world Schubach has created in this new series is one very interesting. I’m left with so many questions after just the introduction to it, and I’m not sure those questions can be answered w ...more
Ch
Jan 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
"I am Evangeline Kane, Troll of the Roebling. This gateway is protected, defy me at your own peril! This is my bridge!"

Stories the solely focused or centers about Fairies/Gnomes/Trolls weren't really my thing but there's a saying, "don't knock it till you try it". I don't think I've read other novels with Faes aside from The Mortal Instrument and Iron Fey (which I unfortunately DNF) series so The Bridge would be setting the bar for me from now on on this genre.

Trolls provids the readers an inte
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Rob Mancebo
Dec 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Rob by: I just stumbled upon it on Amazon
This was a wonderful surprise. It was a whole new spin on 'Trolls'. Erik jumps in with both feet and starts running with this tale of a somewhat troubled girl in the big city. 'Doing the right thing' gets her mystically bound to a bridge between this world and the next. She goes from trashy friends, a nothing apartment, and a dead-end job, to money, new friends, and a surreal world of supernatural creatures threatening to overrun the physical world. The only thing standing between our world and ...more
Multiverse Bookstore Reviews
“Okay, I’m super excited that I was finally able to get you guys to read an Erik Schubach book,” Sigrun says. “He’s been one of my favorite authors for a long time. I discovered him because as a Valkyrie myself I’m always on the lookout for a good Valkyrie novel. Though I think I prefer The Bridge series, Schubach’s Valkyrie Chronicles will always have a special place in my heart.”

Summary:

“Since I started writing, I’ve only come across two series that I read and wished I’d come up with that idea
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Amy
Dec 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
Please don't let the title or cover deter you as I almost did.

I really liked and enjoyed this book, and am soooooooo looking forward to the next installment. It was fast paced and covered a lot of of interesting (to me and quite possible to those who enjoy urban fantasy) subject matter.

I genuinely liked the major and minor characters. Aside from almost being scared away by the title/cover, I'm usually hesitant when a male author (previously unknown to me) writes a female protagonist who happens
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Crystal
Jan 06, 2015 rated it really liked it
I liked this book a lot. I'd been searching for sci-fi/fantasy books featuring queer women protagonists, and discovered this author has a lot of ongoing
series that fit the bill. I read this one first, and started (but do not know that I will finish) his "Asgard" series, which was written earlier.
Trolls is a nice adventure and easygoing read. The story is an interesting new take on a "reluctant hero" type of trope. I liked the characters a lot and am eager to read the next installment when it c
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Nolly  Sepulveda
Sep 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Winner

I enjoyed this book immensely. Both main and secondary characters were fun to get to know. Though Kane has her struggles with her new responsibilities she warms to the task of being the new Troll of the bridge and gains quite a few friends in the process as well as a possible love interest with Sharee better known as the Custodian. Looking forward to next installment.
Sherry Bohrmueller
Oct 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Loved the book. The story was action packed. Loved how Kane struggled with becoming the Troll yet totally excepted it at the end. The storyline kept me interested throughout and I can't wait to read the next book.
☀Rachael☀
Dec 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed it! Kane is awesome! Love her and Rupe and pretty much everyone else!
Arien
Fun, well written, no major problems with this story. One of the better examples of good urban fantasy lesfic. Recommend to everyone.
Ed Ray
Oct 28, 2014 rated it really liked it
Nice version of the troll myth. Looking forward the the next book.
Merciella Heartstorm
Jan 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book, I love the interesting take on Trolls and how Erik builds this world. He's a damn good world builder! It's a typical Erik novel, but I believe that this book and this series is his best world for the personalities he writes so often. Now, while I stand by my decision that this is one if his best, that doesn't mean it doesn't have it's flaws, but I can overlook most of them because this story is so interesting. One common flaw which showed up in all his books is every ...more
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