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Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books) said: Cry of the Icemark was a stirring military The Cry of the Icemark (The Icemark Chronicles, #1). Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Grade –This epic fantasy has at its center a Book 1 of 3 in The Icemark Chronicles (3 Book Series). A brave girl must defy an empire to save her homeland in a sweeping fantasy that combines breathless action with richly-imagined characters. After the death of.

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For others, it is Hill’s icemadk for his characters, especially the warrior-queen “who could make peace between night and day, between dark and light,” that will prove infectious. He attacks Thirrin when she goes hunting, but he allows her to live after overpowering her.

Oskan, entrusted with the secret knowledge that Dark Adepts cannot kill the ones they love without dying, defeats Cronus and Medea at the cost of his own life.

The Icemark Chronicles – Wikipedia

She uses her weather powers to create a storm and try to take out the fleet of ships Sharley is traveling with on his journey to Venezzia, hoping that the storm will kill him. Add to it sufficiently original werewolves and vampires – all this looks quite well.

He lived quietly in his cave in the Great Forest for 15 years until he met Thirrin, after he gave shelter to her and her hunting party during a storm. She inevitably chooses the dark, and begins trying to murder her little brother, Charlemagne, for “stealing” her parent’s love. This book really got me sucked in.

No wonder Cornelia Funke complimented this series “Remarkable,”! I picked this book up while waiting for another book to become available in my library, but ended up falling in love with the characters and stirring death scenes. They were such a deadly threat. XD hide spoiler ] And many other characters! Lady Theowin was worried that the Polypontian empire was getting restless, and she was right.


Sulla kills Cerdic in the battle of the Asgard Cut. I cried when loved ones died and the battles made me try to read faster just so I could see how they turned out. He made me feel as if my heart was ripped out when King Redrought was slain.

Characters in the Icemark Chronicles – Wikipedia

He comes up with a way to counter the flying craft of the empire, and bomb shelters to protect the defenders. Return to Book Page. I’m not so sure, but the five-star reviews from young readers show that the book is appreciated and even loved. Out with some friends for lunch, spent all my money and only a few twenties left, I saw The Cry of the Icemark in a bookstore and after a quick glance at the blurb I simply had to have it.

The Cry of the Icemark

Sep 05, Scott rated it did not like it Shelves: He had a mystique, and a wisdom that was much greater than his young years. Kindle Edition Idemark Purchase. But he has no intention of acting like a good little prince, and sets off to find some of the greatest allies the Icemark could hope for.

Then to add to the far out ideas you have snow lepards, Tree kingswerewolves and on and on. He is The Icemark’s longest serving ruler and had fought off enemies like the Corsairs and Vampires.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Hill, add some life to your world and characters! Hill begins what is sure to be an astounding series with this exciting and creative adventure that icemxrk with the fantastical.

The story seems to tease you with possible sub-plots of the rather aloof and let’s face it, just completely absent thoughts of the Basilea, Thirrin’s aunt, but it’s then tossed away as the plot hurries on and on to rather repetitive descriptions of battle scenes that really aren’t as exciting or sitting-on-the-edge-of-the-seat as one would hope.


The influences of Tolkien are likewise evident, particularly in the emphasis on the strategic maneuverings of underdogs, as well as the epic grandeur not to mention grisliness of battle, over character development.

When he was a teenager, Stuart lost “the real Thirrin,” his red-haired sister Kathleen, to leukemia. If only these lands were inhabited by people and not stereotypes He is personally feared, as he often slaughters his own troops and officers to make a point, or for the lack of zeal in war.

Characters in the Icemark Chronicles

However, by invading the Empire to confront Erinor, the Icemark is left open to an invasion from the Darkness Cronus and his ice demons. Instead they end up getting consoled most of the time by kids, or bullied by them.

Apart from the fact that this is damn stupid, it also has no consequences: He is then taken to Valhalla by what can be assumed to be Valkayries for his afterlife. Inheriting the legacy and powers of Oskan, who inherited them through his father, she also has the choice between Light and Dark. Still, the idea to use as many cultures as possible is a good one, but please Mr. The book wasn’t macabre or too dark, which led me to think it was probably meant for ages 14 and up. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

He has added numerous countries and provinces to the Empire. I give it this rating because throughout the book there is a interesting event happening so I just wanted to keep reading it and I couldn’t stop sometimes.