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Tantamount is a historical fantasy set in Britain during the sixth century. The story follows one mans journey through the struggles and effects of violence.

Tolan Fising is a farmer living a peaceful life with his wife, son, and daughter. He has spent his life trying to avoid violence, which took his fathers life when Tolan was a young boy.
Tolan has done everything he can
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Kindle Edition, 140 pages
Published February 3rd 2020 by Glass Spider Publishing
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Píaras Cíonnaoíth
A wonderfully written story by a very talented author...

Tantamount by CR Hruska is a wonderfully written and richly descriptive novel with brilliantly drawn settings and characters. The author weaves a well-crafted Historical Fantasy that will captivate the readers attention from the start. Skillfully constructed, this medieval fantasy will have you turning the pages from beginning to end. Theres plenty of imagery in the writing style that makes you feel you are right there in the story, and
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Sherin
Mar 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Tantamount by CR Hruska is a historical fiction and as the snippet suggests, it is a tale set in 6th Century Britain. Let me tell you .. Historical fiction is very awe-inspiring and takes us back in time ... weaving a story around a time that we did not see but with the vivid imagery in the writing, really makes us feel connected or able to visualise the world painted in words. I absolutely love this about historical works and Hrusha takes this up a notch with his excellent writing.

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the-librarian
Mar 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Tantamount is a wonderful debut novel. It is a beautifully written story with memorable characters. The setting is mesmerizing and fully immersive. It can sometimes be hard to enjoy a novel with such a rich setting because many authors seem to cram it down your throat. The world-building done by the author is marvelous and is truly and thoroughly enjoyable.

The book follows similar beats as many other fantasy novels but is actually set in Britain. The mix of historical fiction and fantasy is fun
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Irene Roth
Mar 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Tantamount is a historical fantasy. It is set in Britain during the sixth century. The story is captivating and endearing as well as poignant. It is a story that will stick with the reader long after it is read.

Tolan Fising lives a very peaceful life. He has a wife as well as a son and daughter. They seem to live a very ordinary life, nestled in nature among animals and everything that is serene and wholesome. It is a life that I felt right in the middle of as I was reading the story. Hruska
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The story takes place in the 550s, when Britain was still divided into many kingdoms, and tells the story of Tolan, a farmer who has a quiet life, a beautiful woman and two children. He loves his farm which has been a quiet place for his family. Away from conflict and violence, he is more interested in living a peaceful life with his family than fighting as greedy and ambitious men. He tries to keep his family safe and out of danger, but rivalries between kingdoms make him come out of his peace. ...more
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CR Hruska is a fan of everything medieval especially movies and shows, or a good story that will allow his mind to wander throughout the middle ages. He also loves big cats. His favorite is the leopard, but the tiger is his most respected. He cannot imagine a world without these magnificent creatures.

CR Hruskas writing career began with power metal album reviews, where he could share his opinions
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