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The Obsidian Tower

(Rooks and Ruin #1)

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The mage-marked granddaughter of a ruler of Vaskandar, Ryx was destined for power and prestige at the top of Vaskandran society. But her magic is broken; all she can do is uncontrollably drain the life from everything she touches, and Vaskandar has no place for a mage with unusable powers.

Then, one night, two terrible accidents befall her: Ryx accidentally kills a visiting
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Paperback, 448 pages
Expected publication: June 4th 2020 by Orbit
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Feb 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Loved this even more than I'd hoped! I simply cannot get enough of this world, magic system, and Caruso's brilliantly developed characters. Full review to come closer to publication date (Releases 6/2--my birthday!--so expect review mid-late May!)
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Sep 24, 2019 marked it as to-read
For this week I look at The Obsidian Tower, the first book in the exciting new upcoming series from Melissa Caruso, set in the same universe as her outstanding Swords and Fire series.

The Swords and Fire series was an amazing debut trilogy from Caruso that in my opinion featured some of the best fantasy novels of the past three years. The Swords and Fire series is set on the continent of Eruvia and follows the battles and adventures of mages and politicians from the two nations on the continent,
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Melissa Caruso is the author of THE TETHERED MAGE, first in the Swords and Fire trilogy, out now from Orbit books.