Red Mountain Shadows Publishing
Published: June 2013
E-book, 233 pages
There is a bit of a mystery as they go on a hunt for an elusive servant of the former King Edmund who can prove that the old King was murdered and replaced by wicked King Rupert. A major surprise is revealed near the end of the story, but there are no hints of it along the way so I found it somewhat contrived. The language of the book didn’t coincide with the era…..sometime in the 1700’s – the author isn’t specific, but expressions like “a purty lady like yourself can’t drive this cart. Let me help ya,” is perhaps more suited to a later period of time in the American West, I feel. Where is the story taking place? It could be England, or not. I want historical fiction to transport me to a time and place. I didn’t get that “feeling” in this novel.
Although this is an adult fiction, in my opinion it should more appropriately be tagged as a YA book.
Note: This book is rated C = clean read.
Reviewed by Sandra
Disclosure: Thanks to Linda Weaver Clarke for sending me this book for review. I was not compensated in any other way, nor told how to rate or review this product.