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Ward Against Destruction

(Chronicles of a Reluctant Necromancer #4)

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Ward de’Ath used to the think that nothing could be more terrible than death. Now he realizes there are worse things. Like his never-ending hunger for blood. Even if he conquers the unbearable cravings that drive him headlong toward destruction, he’s a wanted man with a bleak future.

Assassin Celia Carlyle learns she is the only one who can protect Ward from disaster. She
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ebook, 377 pages
Published October 5th 2015 by Entangled: Teen
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Elaine
I’ve enjoyed reading books in this definitely different paranormal YA/NA series and this is possibly the last book in it. Whilst the author does fill in background information relating to what happened in the previous books, I recommend reading them in order as things develop through the books and probably make more sense if you’ve read the previous ones.

I know folks hate to read spoilers and I’m going to make every effort to avoid them as much as I can. Ward de'Ath has been through so much in t
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Amber
Actual rating: 3-3.5

**Possible Spoilers**

Dear Edward De’Ath, eighth generation necromancer:

What am I going to do with you?? Alas, your quadology has come to a close!

I am deeply saddened to hear that your necromantic reindeer games with Celia and the Naz-dogg are at an end.

On the other hand, I am also relieved and a bit exhausted. I don’t think I could bear one more minute of the prolonged, drawn-out angst, self-doubt, and miscommunication between you and Celia. Methinks that your HEA was just a
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Shelley
**I received this book for free from (Publisher) via (NetGalley) in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.**

*Genre* Fantasy
*Rating* 4.0

*My Thoughts*

Ward Against Destruction is the fourth and final novel in the Chronicles of a Reluctant Necromancer series. Picking up right where Ward Against Disaster left off, this could be the most dangerous and hardest challenge our group of heroes (Ward de'Ath, Celia Carlyle, and Nazarius) has fa
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Claire
Ward and Celia have fled assassins, innocresti and seers yet can they escape the dark fate that seems determined to ensnare them.


Well... This is book 4 in the chronicles of the necromancer series and it's as good as the others. Having left Dulthyne following the battle which irrevocably changed Ward's fate, Ward, Celia and Nazarius find themselves in a village ruled by an innocresti and his pirate friends. Discovering the mythical gate to the Dark Son's realm, Ward and the others stay to prevent
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Angie
I received an ARC through NetGalley.

Ward Against Destruction was an exciting finish to this unique series! The story picks up immediately where we left off, but Ward, Celia, and Nazarius aren't safe yet. In fact, they'll have to face death one more time before being done with all of this chaos. There's an evil presence on a small island near the village they wind up in, and it's much worse than anything they've faced before. Ward still has his unshakable sense of duty, so he's going to do whatev
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Kara-karina
Aug 19, 2015 rated it really liked it
This is perhaps the darkest book in The Chronicles of A Reluctant Necromancer, and it's a very fast read.



Ward and Celia take off exactly where they left off in the previous book - on the run from Ward's grandfather. There are a few threads and players but what it boils down to is: the crew passes through a village which got besieged by an evil necromancer - Innocroesti, who is trying to open the gates to hell.



Of course, despite Celia's need to run, Ward is determined to help. The Seer pushes
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Karen
Sep 21, 2015 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars

Things really move forward in this installment! It feels like the final book of the series but it's also left open enough for more adventures.

Action packed with BIG developments but Celia and Ward got pretty frustrating with all the does he like me? Does she hate me? stuff. The reasons were solid but just stop and talk for a second already! Take away the relationship drama and this is a four star read - overall 3.5 stars
Monica
Sep 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Love it!!!! This series has been an amazing one. I like the topic and the way the story grows and gets complicated. Ward is an adorable and funny character and the interaction with Celia is great. I believe the end is great and I can easily see space for more adventures that I will be happy to read.
Melindeeloo
Review to come, but... Good wrap to the series - a bit much of the "misunderstanding" going on but liked the bit of the twist to Ward's fate.
Lacie
Sep 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Review to come :3
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