Editorial Reviews. Review. Kirkus Reviews, September 15, “Within its fantasy world, Neff makes this book a kind of in-depth consideration of war itself. Henry Neff. The Maelstrom. The world is at the brink of ruin or is it salvation? Astaroth has been weakened, and the demon Prusias is taking full advantage of . The world is at the brink of ruin or is it salvation? Astaroth has been weakened , and the demon Prusias is taking full advantage of the situation.

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Jan 06, Ryan Doyle rated it it was amazing. A footprint had appeared upon the talc—a hideous, four-pronged print that might have belonged to a man-sized bird of prey. Cooper had never mentioned Grendel before, and Max imagined that the creature probably lived deep in the Sanctuary among other wild charges whose stewards had died or no longer looked after them.

The rest of the names came quickly.


He knows he can’t win. When their eyes met, the man tipped his cap.

Old Yhe began to chime the Westminster Quarters. A strong, gutsy chapter in what is already a noteworthy series. Bolts slid back and the door cracked open.

Richter, folding her hands beneath her chin. From the way that Mr. If you can’t be rich, be strong.

Also, because Neff’s setting descriptions are dispersed throughout the text, the reader is less likely to skim over them. He glowered at it a moment, before covering it with the other and setting them on his lap. Other than Bram, Max had spent more time with Astaroth than anyone at Rowan, and there were maeldtrom when he had stared into those merry, black eyes and sensed naught but the void behind them.


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He and his half-brother David who is a sorcerer, must figure out how to save I have the “sad” habit of starting a book series and of course liking them so much that I have to read each one in the series but it often takes so long for each book to come out it is hard to remember what happened previously. You’ve successfully reported this review.

He laughed with disbelief as the object finally reached its impossible zenith and began a slow, arcing descent. There was something of David in her now, an abstracted quality that made Max feel as though his questions were intruding upon a mind feverishly preoccupied with weightier matters.

Director asked me to keep a lookout for you. As the Harbor Guard maelstro, aside, thirty malakhim marched silently into the room bearing a colossal gold palanquin on their shoulders.

If a spirit did possess him, we might be able to reel it back. Bram shook his head.

Read it Forward Read it first. Max knew his friend was dead even before he staggered back and collapsed into his students. As noble houses intermarried and family trees intertwined, the dangers posed by the guild increased a hundredfold. For as long as it held, they might pause to consider this momentous course. The treat of the assassins, the Atrops don’t seem to bother his hope and belief in life. Now, nfff the fourth book, the world has been changed into something more like the medieval days.


I think Rolf was the unfortunate vessel they chose. Inspired by Your Browsing History. As the pair walked, Max reflected upon how much Mina had changed.

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Richter confessed, sipping her tea. Max reflected wistfully back to the day when a wonderfully rare and mischievous lymrill had chosen him to be his keeper. I don’t want to give away too much but Max’s new love interest is the most amazing thing that ever happened to him, happiness wise. In this fourth installment, the series moves into epic territory.

In the Kingdoms, they play for keeps. This book adds new drama to the series, as well as some long-awaited romance. You have saved it for last, Director, because it frightens you. Looking for More Great Reads?