Happy Friday Y'all! Today the Worth of a King Tour makes another stop by here. This will most likely be the very last actual post I'll be making on this site, never fear though! Tomorrow morning I shall be making a quick post with a link to my official blog. I'm super excited for y'all to see it! Without further ado, let's get on with my review!
My Review of the Worth of a KING:
The Worth of a King is about royal twins, Adrian and Obsidia who were separated at birth. After their eighteenth birthday their lives are thrown into a whirlwind of insecurities as they become aware of each other's existence and discover the identity of their enemies.
I have to admit, I enjoyed this quite a bit. Within a few chapters I was hooked! I mean, falling stars? Immortal King and Queen? Gatekeeper? Masks? Assassins? and DRAGONS?
Plus an ancient war?
W H A T? Can it get any better?
Plus, the title, "the Worth of a King" was quite intriguing to begin with, though it didn't quite have the message I expected it to, from the title.
Also, did I mention it's about twins? separated twins? Twins who didn't know of each other's existence but have always felt as if something was missing? Twins with a special bond?
I love stories about twins!!!!! (tis true, I have a hard time refraining from making all my own characters twins or triplets!).
The writing felt natural and made me want to keep reading and see what would happen next. So yes I thoroughly enjoyed it. My all time favorite character was Laura the Gatekeeper - she's. . . . well, you have to read it to find out!
Of course, as always, I could have done without the romance, but hey, it could have been worse, at least it wasn't the sole thing that drove the plot.
Because an ancient war and Immortal King and Queen, REMEMBER?
They're awesome by the way, like, they can't be killed, it's so great. Now now, I know what you are thinking, doesn't that make them boring, if they can't be harmed there's no risk, doesn't it make them seem SO fake?
NOoooooooooo, I don't think so, I mean, I don't know, it just didn't feel that way when reading it.
I have a complaint though. . . . I wanted to see MORE of the Dragons, but they only came in the end *sniff*, I had to hear my dragon grumble on and on about how a dragon should have been a main character. Also, since the dragons are so powerful, why couldn't they just go through with their army and wipe everyone out? What stopped them from burning down the whole world? The Immortal King and Queen could easily be busied with one or two of the dragons while the others burn the world. Just sayin.
Anyway, perhaps we'll see more dragons in the next book.
I think the characters were all well written, except that I didn't exactly get to see Obsidia change, like, within a chapter it was being brought to attention how she was no longer the same person as before and everything (yes I know time had passed, but I didn't get to see it, so yes, I am pouting because I was left out, hm.) ;)
Aaaaand now now now for the final climax!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Dun dun DUUUUUN
No spoilers guys, so I'm just gonna say, it was a bit unexpected, it was all resolved waay to quickly for my liking, and the solution just felt. . . kinda.. . . well. . . . um.. . . like it just wanted to be done and so it was settled for an uncomplicated and fast fix.
But that's just me.
Though I loved the message in the book, it was awesome. I don't want to give spoilers but, well done Kendra!
(also Ossian's fate was.... sorta unexpected, it was kinda nice)
This book made me want to keep reading, and I thoroughly enjoyed it, guys, don't listen to my negatives about it, because that's just me being picky, don't be fooled, I really liked this book and really really can't wait for the next soooo.....
I NEEDZ to readz it!!!!!!!!! (Kendra, don't make me wait long! Finish the next book soon... like, preferably in the next few seconds, a minute at the most)
Princess Obsidia’s father was killed the night she was born. Since there was no male heir, the crown went to the man who killed him, by Dialcian law. This never bothered her, growing up, and when it comes time for Obsidia to choose her husband, she chooses Prince Delaney, the son of that man, with little hesitation. Only then does her life start crumbling around her.
Adrian expected to live a normal life, taking his father’s place at the print shop when his father retired. But, on his eighteenth birthday, when the princess’ engagement is announced, his world is ripped out from under him when he learns that his life was a ruse, and he is the twin brother to the princess – and expected to take back his father’s throne.
Delaney knows that his country is hovering on the brink of war – and that his father may harbor murderous intentions towards his intended bride due to her Zovordian blood. He wants nothing more than to protect Obsidia and his people, but as merely prince, he has little power against his father.
The ancient war between the Dragons and the Immortal King and Queen is nearing its climax, and the three are already caught in it.
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MEET KENDRA E. ARDNEK
Kendra E. Ardnek loves fairytales and twisting them in new and exciting ways. She’s been or acting them on her dozen plus cousins and siblings for years. “Finish your story, Kendra,” is frequently heard at family gatherings. Her sole life goal has always been to grow up and be an author of fantasy and children’s tales that glorify God and His Word.
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Giveaway: Kendra will be giving away a paperback copy of the book and a 15ml bottle of Peppermint oil (US only), so get on over to her blog! She also has a special prize for the person who leaves the most comments across the blog tour – and that one is international.
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A daughter of the KING, an ambassador of Truth, a soldier of the Cross.