Liefdom: A Tale from Perilisc
by Jesse Teller
My rating: 4 stars
Publication Date: May 18, 2016
Publisher: Jesse Teller
Genre: Dark Fantasy
Print Length: 262 pages
A zealous guardian in a peaceful city, Gentry Mandrake is a fairy unlike any other. Cast out and hated for his differences, his violent nature makes him wonder at the purity of his soul. He hunts for belonging while fighting to protect the human child bound to him. Explore the mythical realm of The Veil, the grating torture of the Sulfur Fields, and the biting tension between power and purpose in this wondrous struggle against a demonic wizard and his denizens. Can Mandrake overcome such terrible foes to defend those he loves?
Liefdom: A Tale from Perilisc by Jesse TellerA fairy tale truly for adults? A tale of darkness, torture and even rape, there are no sweet fluttering wings that sparkle with joy and happiness, but there is an intricate tale of longing, wishes and dreams vs reality and the pain it brings. There is also loyalty and honor and they come from the most unusual of heroes. Jessie Teller’s LIEFDOM is THAT fairy tale for all adults, gritty enough for those who like grit and heartbreaking enough for those who get to know each character with their heats.
Gentry Mandrake is different, born an adult, alone in the world, he travels to find those he would call father and mother. His dreams of a mother’s warmth and a father’s pride are dashed as his unusual and terrifying appearance makes him an outcast in a land where beauty is the norm. Gentry Mandrake is the hero your heart reaches out to, a true underdog. What is his purpose? Why was he born? Who is the dark evil to his light? Will Gentry Mandrake receive the love he so craves?
Follow along through a world of lies, evil machinations and danger as our hero stands for the innocents with or without their support. Now, isn’t that what a true hero does?
Jesse Teller has a dark fantasy hit filled with tension, a world built and filled with darkness all around. Yes, there are real fairy tales for adults.