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Darker than the Storm

(Blackbird #5)

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The towers of Niankan-Siol soared skywards, all blue and gold and glass, seeming as light as air. Walkways, weightless and swaying, threaded between the pinnacles and spires, while winged creatures and air transports flitted and looped among the glittering heights.
Paperback, 304 pages
Published 1992 by New English Library
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Aug 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
Darker than the Storm is the fifth in the Blackbird series. It's set between the second and third books but as it's a self-contained story I think you could read this without having read the other books.

This book tells the story of Ashurek after he has settled down on Ikonus with his wife Silvren and their daughter Mellorn.

Ikonus is a peaceful planet, but Ashurek finds himself restless. Overcome with a strong feeling of depression he breaks the law of Ikonus and opens a way to Jhensit, another
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Sep 17, 2015 rated it liked it
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I read the 'Blackbird' quartet by this author some years ago and gave away the books, so I liked them but not enough to keep. Therefore, I was surprised to discover when I began to read this, that it is a spinoff from that series, featuring some of the same characters. That isn't too much of a drawback if you haven't read them or, like me, don't remember what happened, as it does read more or less as a standalone story, although there is a reference in the first chapter and a few other places to ...more
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Freda Warrington is an award-winning British author, known for her epic fantasy, vampire and supernatural novels.

“The Blood Wine books are addictive, thrilling reads that are impossible to put down and they definitely deserve more attention” – Worldhopping.net

Her earliest novels, the Blackbird series, were written and published in the 1980s. In the intervening years she has seen numerous novels of
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