August 14, 2012

Review: The Orphan King

Book Title: The Orphan King
Author: Sigmund Brouwer
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi Fantasy, Medieval, Mystery, Historical Fiction, Series
Series: Merlin's Immortals #1
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
Pub Date: July 10, 2012 (224 Pages, Paperback)
Book Source: Paperback
Book Info: Podcast/ More Info/ Chapter One
Author Contact: Website/Bio/Facebook/Goodreads/

The future of the Immortals is in the hands of an orphan

My greatest fear was that they would find us and make of us a sacrifice beneath a full moon. Now you, Thomas, must help us destroy the circle of evil.

The last words of a dying woman would change the life of young Thomas. Raised behind monastery walls, he knows nothing of his mysterious past or imminent destiny. But now, in the heart of medieval England, a darkness threatens to strangle truth. An ancient order tightens their ghostly grip on power, creating fear and exiling those who would oppose them. Thomas is determined fulfill his calling and bring light into the mysterious world of the Druids and leaves the monastery on an important quest.

Thomas quickly finds himself in unfamiliar territory, as he must put his faith in unusual companions—a cryptic knight, a child thief, and the beautiful, silent woman whom may not be all she seems. From the solitary life of an orphan, Thomas now finds himself tangled in the roots of both comradery and suspicion.

Can he trust those who would join his battle…or will his fears force him to go on alone?

My Thoughts:
This book has me confuse if it a fantasy book or something else. With that in mind, I have enjoy this book if it one. Though I think it hit some mystery as well.

The orphan in this book is named Thomas. He is determined to fulfill his mother deathbed wish. We learn that his nurse is his mother. Though he to want to protect from the evil. This books take us on his jouney to   Magnus  Along the way he takes rescue some people. Though He first asked to Release the knight along with pickpocket boy and mute and deaf girl. As they travel Tomas tell the knight some things that he plans to do but not all is revel. He tell the knight about what he want to conquered of  Magnus. There are three others that have secrets as well as he.

Does Thomas conquer Magnus or not that you will need to read an find out. Also to find out the other three  names of one on his journey you need to read. I dislike giving away surprise and ending. This is a  Fantasy  and Mystery book in set a Medieval England.

My Reviews: Goodreads / ShelfariLibrary Thing/ Barnes & Noble/

My Rating:

Note: "I received this book for free from WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group for this Honest review."


  1. Sounds more like fantasy than SF but interesting all the same.

  2. Thanks for the review! I really like the cover too! :D


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...