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TitleThe Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons, #1)
AuthorJenn Lyons
ISBN1250175488
ImprintJenn Lyons Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatHardcover
Pages560

Description

There are the old stories And then there s what actually happens.Kihrin is a bastard orphan who grew up on storybook tales of long lost princes and grand quests When he is claimed against his will as the long lost son of a treasonous prince, Kihrin finds that being a long lost prince isn t what the storybooks promised.Far from living the dream, Kihrin finds himself practically a prisoner, at the mercy of his new family s power plays and ambitions He also discovers that the storybooks have lied about a lot of other things things, too dragons, demons, gods, prophecies, true love, and how the hero always wins.Then again, maybe he s not the hero, for Kihrin isn t destined to save the empire.He s destined to destroy it.Uniting the worldbuilding of a Brandon Sanderson with the storytelling verve of a Patrick Rothfuss, debut author Jenn Lyons delivers an entirely new and captivating fantasy epic Prepare to meet the genre s next star.

Reviews

Petrik

The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons, #1) By Jenn Lyons

ARC provided by the publisher Tor Books in exchange for an honest review.Convoluted and complex are probably understatements, but I don t have any other words to describe the main attributes of this debut.For those of you who don t know, The Ruin of Kings have been the fantasy debut t... (Sign in to see more)


James Lafayette Tivendale

The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons, #1) By Jenn Lyons

We did this myself and Emma as a combined review for Fantasy Book Review which can be seen here were my thoughts following on from what Emma had already written.I received a limited edition proof copy of The Ruin of Kings in exchange for an honest reviewAdditional notes by James Tivendale I think Em... (Sign in to see more)


Emma

The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons, #1) By Jenn Lyons

Kihrin is many things orphan, thief, long lost son of a prince destroyer of the world Whatever else he is, he s also having a really bad time of it Everything he s ever believed is lies, truths only discovered though violence and death But since his new life involves evil magicians, a death cult, a ... (Sign in to see more)


Eon â™’Windrunnerâ™’

The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons, #1) By Jenn Lyons

3.5 stars, maybe 4 may change as I review the full book upon publication Who are you again So sweet of you to ask I m Talon I ll be your murderer tonight I recently finished reading this preview available on Netgalley of The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons and enjoyed it very much I did have som... (Sign in to see more)


Holly (Holly Hearts Books)

The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons, #1) By Jenn Lyons

Have you ever been to denial town Currently visiting and it sucks.The Ruin of Kings has been on my radar ever since it was announced in 2018 being compared to Joe Abercrombie one of my favorite authors , Patrick Rothfuss, and Brandon Sanderson It sounded so good a heavy dose of epic fantasy with all... (Sign in to see more)


Stefan Bach

The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons, #1) By Jenn Lyons

Angsty orphan with his head in the clouds didn t get his happy story so he decides to destroy the world Orphan with his name so conspicuously similar to Krillin s And then even the blurb is so filled with bullshit that they go so far to compare the worldbuilding with Sanderson s and prose with that ... (Sign in to see more)


Sherwood Smith

The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons, #1) By Jenn Lyons

The next big blockbuster fantasy series, at least according to the massive publicity push.There are three narrative threads switching back and forth, sometimes with lightning speed there is the present day, in which our handsome hero, Kihrin, is in prison, telling his story to Talon in first person ... (Sign in to see more)


Beth

The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons, #1) By Jenn Lyons

The The Ruin of Kings was not for me I do like complex fantasy I enjoy great world building with descriptive storytelling And here comes the BUT But the story is presented in a very original way but I found convoluted and quite confusing way that lead to me developing zero character connections.I re... (Sign in to see more)


Dianne

The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons, #1) By Jenn Lyons

What a preview THE RUIN OF KINGS by Jenn Lyons looks to be a fabulous fantasy read with all of the action, the quests and the outstanding characters that have hit every one of my must read buttons My only regret is that I didn t realize this was only a preview but I do appreciate the length of it Th... (Sign in to see more)


Alaina

The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons, #1) By Jenn Lyons

I have received this ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.I was so pumped to dive into The Ruin of Kings Especially after getting accepted for this but, unfortunately, I ended up disappointed Honestly, it could ve been the format since I read this on my phone but it s j... (Sign in to see more)


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