Atwater-Rhodes (the Den of Shadows series) introduces a fascinating world in which magic and mercenaries are everywhere, largely. AMELIA ATWATER-RHODES wrote her first novel, In the Forests of the Night, when she was thirteen. Other books in the Den of Shadows series are Demon in . Poison Tree is a novel written by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes and the eighth book in her Den of Shadows series. It is her thirteenth novel overall. Released on July.
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This was the most excited I was to be amekia an Amy book since Falcondance in I think this may be the last book in this series but then I have the other series she wrote to start on after promises to keep: This one just kinda happened and fizzled. It just served to move the story elsewhere with it’s presence. I spent a good portion of the book confused about people’s amelua and abilities. The rich stew of the author’s creations—SingleEarth, vampires, shapeshifters, Tristes, the Bruja Guilds—are at full boil here in the story of two ish young women trying to out run their very different pasts, and figure out where they fit in and who they might become.
I was also on the fencing team for two years, an experience that actually inspired a couple storylines, and regret that I did not continue with that sport. But ahwater-rhodes assassination attempt brings up old rivalries, family issues, and past love affairs. Alysia is human, but she has achieved level three in all three guilds in the warlike Bruja, an assemblage of paranormal organizations.
Posion books in the series. There were basically two main characters and one of them was a kind of flat character in my opinion. Atwater-Rhodes provides little direct exposition, leaving her readers to infer much of the structure of the story from conversations, a technique that helps immerse readers into the narrative but that may confuse those less attentive.
Overall, I give Poison Tree 4 stars. While the universe was intriguing. With every book she surprises me with the intricate details of her world. After Sarik starts trying to find a home for the Mistari weretiger cubs atwater-ehodes I realize it is her story.
I can’t even be sure if there was romance in it. Atwater-Rhodes stated that Poison Tree was originally titled Tiger Risethat she had initially filmed it as a movie with her friends, and that the book took her a long time to write. Please provide an email address.
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Jul 20, Leeanna rated it it pooson ok. I think some of the extraneous details could have been left out though, because there is really way too much material being crammed into the odd pages in this book. Hardcoverpages. Predictable and a lot of exposition. Retrieved from ” https: Mar 28, Katy rated it liked it.
Sure, some of the side characters seemed a little undeveloped, but there was plenty of book left to take care of that. Alyssa, a very strong character in the book, quickly became my favorite. Despite what the synopsis suggests, there isn’t much interaction between the two female main characters in this book; they don’t interact for much of the middle and the end, and the book mostly focuses on their relationships with the men in their lives.
These are only a few of the major characters in this entangled maze of people, paranormal creatures, relationships and organizations. Unfortunately, as I got into the second half of the book, where big revelations are made and the story begins to come together, I found myself feeling confused more than anything else.
On so many levels, no. Inside this atwaher-rhodes the reader will find SingleEarth, vampires, shapeshifters, Tristes and the Bruja Guilds. The weapons used are Onyx crossbows, which are the choice for a ppison group of mercenaries called the Bruja Guild – a group that Alysia knows very well. That was why I originally picked it up. The author has a vivid imagination, and I know she could easily fill a longer book, and flesh out more amelis her world and characters. The central story revolves around Sarik, the African-Asian tiger shifter, running away from an abusive home, then finding her way back home to stand up for herself.
I thought Sarik and Alysia were very well developed c Once again, Amelia Atwater-Rhodes has proven her writing ability and reminded me why she is my favorite author.
Poison Tree by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
I liked the story. She never takes the easy way out and has some male character come in and rescue her female lead. Next time she wants to write this complex of a story she should stretch it out into a 3 book trilogy.
Mar 23, Diane Ferbrache rated it liked it Shelves: On one hand, I really enjoyed the first half of the book. Meanwhile two assassins, Alysia and Christian, join forces to fight the rest of the vampire nest while Sarik and Jason escape. Views Read Edit View history. Poison Tree is a great story that could use more oomph. For other topics, see Poison Tree disambiguation. The characters, whether witches, vampires, tigers or humans, can heal either themselves or others, facilitating many gruesome, normally fatal wounds that boost the action.
We moved from one event to another in a jerky manner that never allowed for true build up and at times I thought it was almost confusing. PoisonTree is full of interesting characters. This is the most obvious with the character of Christian.
Feb 21, Corina rated it it was amazing. In my honest opinion it’s not an improvement. Set in a quick pace, readers will fly through its intrigue and violence, and come to a question-raising ending.