Sunday, February 7, 2021

Army of the Cursed by Karim Soliman (War of the Last Day, #1)


Army of the Cursed
by Karim Soliman

My rating: 5 stars

Series: War of the Last Day - Book 1
Publication date : February 23, 2021
Publisher: Karim Soliman
Genre: Epic Fantasy
Print length : 314 pages
Available from:  Amazon

 

They had seventeen years to prepare for the war with the Army of the Cursed. Today, they discover they are doomed. Their fate could be resting in the hands of three clueless teenagers.


By joining the mages’ guild, Leila cedes her title as the Crown Princess of Murase. But as she struggles with her lack of talent, the Army of the Cursed approaches her country. Leila will have to decide if she is ready to protect her loved ones, or she should abandon them and run for her life.


Nardine, the Crown Princess of Bermania, hears a rumor that her long-gone father was so close to finding a weapon against the immortals. While she investigates what has happened to his unfinished work, a rebellion threatens to tear apart her kingdom.


Far in the harsh northern lands of Skandivia, Halgrim starts a perilous journey to claim a birthright he has been denied because of a lie. If his journey goes according to plan, nothing will stand between him and his ultimate prize. Nothing, except the Army of the Cursed.

Army of the Cursed by Karim Soliman

(War of the Last Day, #1)


Once again, Karim Soliman took me on an incredible journey and I am ALMOST speechless at his ability to make a bold leap from one series and spinoff another just as intense, involved and passionate.

ARMY OF THE CURSED builds on the past, the fallen heroes, the legends and the events that took place in the Tales of Gorania series. Years have passed and an epic war is on the horizon, one that cannot be won, unless three teens can bring their armies together, discover the secrets of the past and try not to repeat the failures of their ancestors.

Boldly written, rich in detail and filled with characters that seem to actually breathe as they leap off the pages in a world where magic, betrayals and fear of the unknown loom ominously all around.

Karim Soliman introduces each main character, their backgrounds and their missions, bringing them together in a shocking conclusion that I really did NOT see coming! Fierce battles, loyalties and political machinations bring and edgy, urgent feel to this tale that is non-stop from start to finish!

I received a complimentary ARC edition from Karim Soliman! This is my honest and voluntary review.

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