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Chateau Cascade (The Leyline War, #1)

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Idealistic and full of hope, Jak Barnswallow grows weary of wasting his youth on his father's farm. He wants to make a difference in the world. He wants to be a hero.

Welcome to Genesis, a continent on the brink of a genocidal war. Two powerful nations stand at each others' throats, both with rigid ideologies that demand the annihilation of the other. In the middle stands b
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Published January 3rd 2020 by Independently published
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Jul 30, 2020 marked it as dropped
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This book is better than its author's personality. ...more
Ákos Szilágyi
Jan 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The setting is interesting and quite unique. Maybe it's just me, but the floating continent is not like anything i've seen before. It's easy to get a grasp on the world, as there are three main factions. It's not too simple, not too complicated, ideal for a book of this length.
The dynamic between the main characters worked well. (Quentin was my personal favourite, that guy deserves his own book.) They were all interesting, their unique abilities and personalities added a lot not on
Josiah Oldham
Jan 06, 2020 rated it really liked it
Disclaimer: I received an advance copy of this book from the author.

At this point, classic fantasy literature has been around for a long time, and it's very rare to find much in the way of original content. Chateau Cascade has a lot of the standard fantasy tropes, but under that foundation there is a unique world built with a lot of thought put into it- particularly into the dynamics of government and politics. The action scenes were gritty, but not excessively so, and most of the time felt like
Nov 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This book is really good. Has some weaknesses - I would have liked a little more dialogue - but still a true gem waiting to be discovered.
Jared Collins
Nov 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Probably the best "indie" book I've ever read. Really compelling characters. Manages to be interesting without taking itself too seriously. I'm looking forward to book two! ...more
Kayla Fields
Nov 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Just amazing. Love the characterization most of all.
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