It’s been out in the public gaze for two weeks now, so what do people think of it so far? Here’s something of a round-up…
If you haven’t got the paperback (or the spiffy bookmark Ken Dawson put together for Fantasycon), you might have missed Teresa Edgerton’s cover quote. (And you should absolutely buy Goblin Moon and Hobgoblin Night, both available again from Tickety Boo Press).
Heir To The North is an engaging coming of age tale…the landscape of the story gradually opens out to take on the complexities and the historical sweep of an epic, yet Poore never loses sight of the personal stakes for his young protagonist.
JB Rockwell, author of Breakshield and Seiokana, also features on the front cover, with a slightly shorter quote:
Epic fantasy at its finest.
Juliana Spink Mills, blogger and reviewer, calls it:
A stunning offering…told delicately in a wash of watercolors rather than in Joe Abercrombie’s heart-thumping mad-swirl-of-acrylics style…with one of the most surprising endings I’ve seen in a long time.
There’s a couple of ace one-liners from Twitter too –
Well, you can’t say fairer than that, can you? There’s only Amazon left to conquer now… 🙂