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Tears of Winter

(Light from Aphelion #2)

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Paradise is an illusion, and the progressive, experimental city of Nysa Serin was living on borrowed time. The winter festivities that should have warmed everyone’s heart take the contorted face of a feast of fools. Despite their knowledge, Selen, Louis, and Lissandro are swamped by events. Falling one after the other, the sick litter the streets of Nysa Serin. A natural p ...more
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Nocturnalux
Since Tears of Winter is the second instalment in a series, all events that take took place during the first one will not be treated as spoilers in this review. Readers who have yet to read Rising from Dust are strongly encouraged to do so before proceeding any further.

This is a somewhat uneven- or perhaps more correctly, unbalanced- novel. On one hand, it manages to breathe original elements into an often derivate genre and has a solid plot. On the other hand, the characters are almost entire
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Shari Sakurai
Oct 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
*I received this novel for free in exchange for an honest review*

Tears of Winter is the second instalment of the Light from Aphelion series. After the events of book 1, Louis and Selen have begun making Louis’s visions for Nysa Serin a reality. All children have a right to access an education, city infrastructure is vastly improved and all citizens are treated equally and fairly. However the society is built on the fragilities of the system before it and an epidemic of plague threate
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Alexis Woods
Books 1&2 were provided free from the author in return for an honest review (via Goodreads Don’t Buy My Love program). The following contains a general review for both books.

It’s been a long time since I read an epic fantasy of such length. Book one - Rising from Dust is listed at almost 550 pages, while Book 2 - Tears of Winter is listed at about 475 pages. The length was daunting, but I persevered, sometimes feeling like I was plodding through a outline. (I will also say that t
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Tekopp
Nov 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
In Tears of Winter just as in the first book of this series, Rising from Dust, Carlsson challenges the conventional fantasy by mixing it with elements of other genres. Among other things, we here meet a gay royal couple, with a male queen. Carlsson has a good ability to go into depth in her character relationships, whether it be about love, friendship, disgust or hatred.
As the book begins, the stability of the new society has just begun to settle, but is quickly torn apart by the fact that the
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Ericka Leonard
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A bit too angsty... It dragged too much....Too much complications...Liked the first one better...Wondered how the third one will be like...
By the way, the title suited the novel.
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Martine Carlsson lives in the middle of the Swedish forest. She is French and graduated librarian and historian from the University of Liege.

Other books in the series

Light from Aphelion (2 books)
  • Rising from Dust (Light from Aphelion, #1)