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On Wings of Bone and Glass

(Blood Ladders Trilogy #3)

4.31  ·  Rating details ·  99 ratings  ·  15 reviews
Evicted from Vigil and faced with the impending descent of demons, Morgan Locke and his companions must unravel all the mysteries that are barring them from the salvation of their country and their world. Can they unbind the curse and free the magic to the hands of their allies before the dead rise again? And in the aftermath of that epic battle, what will become of the wo ...more
Kindle Edition, 345 pages
Published June 27th 2015 by Studio MCAH
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Kit (Metaphors and Moonlight)
3.5 Stars

This was a slow-paced series, but this last book did have more action, what with some big battles being fought. There was also a lot of political strive to deal with though, and I appreciated that the author didn't just skip over all of that after the battle had ended.

I will admit there were some things I didn't quite understand, mostly in regards to Sedetnet (however that's spelled, I listened to the audiobook) and his motivation and plans. I always found him to be an interestin
Jul 10, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: audio, fantasy

This book was a significant improvement over book 2 but didn't quite live up to the impact of book 1, I think. It seemed to me like there was still a lot of exposition. That said, the author did go to a great deal to close up all the holes and tie up the loose ends and I appreciate that. I found myself wondering what their world will be like after they have had an opportunity to reintegrate, so my thoughts were willing to return even after the end of the series.

It didn't have the disturbing gr
Jul 13, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy
3-1/2 ***

I'm so glad there were no loose ends.
May 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
One of the best trilogies I've ever read

Morgan Locke is a character that stands beside the best. From Frodo (Lord of the Rings) to Roland (The Dark Tower). He overcomes adversity, remakes a nation, is surrounded by loyal and courageous companions, and is subjected to the worst and best in life. With all the magic, epic battles, heartbreak, joy, tears, and laughter anyone could wish for.
Aug 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fantasy
I just loved these books - the friendships, family and love. This final book wraps everything up beautifully.
eugene schmitz
Dec 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
great finish to the series.
Jessica Roberts
Nov 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
This author can write.

That, and some world building saves what could have been hackneyed in anyone else's hands. It does have one novel idea: elves vs demons. It's worth the price.
Jul 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
so, this "trilogy" is really an epic novel in 3 parts, though I get it, because I probably wouldn't've paid $15 for it all at once, but once I got into the story, it was totally worth it.
very inventive, very effective (says true things about people, which is what I want from fiction, and tells a story that couldn't be told any other way, which is what I want from good art)

might be for you if you like reading about
characters that are sincerely religious, in a story where their belief is not mocke
Nov 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I was feeling a bit emotional after finishing this, so it's been hard for me to decide how to review the final book in the Blood Ladders Trilogy. The start of this volume is filled with action, and there are plenty of surprises along the way, but the author is fond of denouement, so we get to see quite a bit of what happens after the big battle. Our beloved characters get to put their studies and experiences to use building a better world! It's a relatively sweet and gentle ending to what has, i ...more
Jul 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Book 3, Battle, aftermath and conclusion

Shocking opening finds our hero close to death with a human betrayal that echoes historically the humans betrayal of the elves during the great demon battle. As the demons are rising the loss of the Elvish Prince would be a disaster for the entire world. As the story progresses into a major battle, the folklore stories that have been scattered throughout the 3 volumes become clear and the true history of the King and his Red Prince is revealed. Morgan cont
Rosalind M
May 04, 2016 rated it really liked it
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3.75 stars. One rarely wonders if perhaps too many of the loose ends were finished in a story, but I found myself believing that there were issues that could have been left to the reader's imagination. This book also continued the issues that the others in the series had-- too much time spent talking to each other with no action at moments when the plot called for swift decisions. ...more
J.F.R. Coates
Aug 03, 2015 rated it really liked it
A satisfying conclusion to the trilogy, once again full of amazing characters with unique and distinct voices.
The only gripe I had was that the main plotline seemed almost rushed, and we were treated to what felt like an extended epilogue to wrap things up.

All told though, a great series.
Helen M. Whitchurch
Jul 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Fantasy, very good.

I have a few fantasy sets I like a little better but it is of course (great author)
well written. Unexpected twists and 2 splendid inventions, genets and drake/dragon mount. Spoiler alert-wedding spectacular glue for political rift.
Jan 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
Good finish to the trilogy.
This series got more into miracles and angels than I expected. Which should prove to me that I should actually read the blurb first.

Also, I love Kel. Kel/Emily forever.
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