Blades Of Illusion: Crown Service #2

· Crown Service Series Book 2 · Terah Edun
49 reviews

About this ebook

This is year one of the Initiate Wars. Sara is hoping it doesn’t become the year she dies in an adventure fantasy for the ages.


Sara Fairchild, duelist and combatant, is out for vengeance. Her father was betrayed. Her mother is dead. All she has left is her desire for revenge and a quest for answers.

Now a member of the Mercenary Guilds’ elite guard, she fights on the front lines of her empire’s first civil war. But Sara’s priority isn’t winning the war for the crown or empire. It’s finding out the true circumstances of her family’s downfall while keeping one mild-mannered scholar alive.

As emotionally detached as she is from everyone around her, Sara can’t seem to shake the stubborn affection of her one friend. When she stumbles upon the secrets of the leadership of the Empress’s highest command in the field, Sara will be forced to decide how deep her loyalty is to the crown…before they kill her off and everyone else standing in their way.

Secrets aside everyday on the warfront is a life under threat from the ultimate enemy and yet as Sara quickly finds out, darkness resides on both sides of the war lines.


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49 reviews
k todd
December 17, 2017
Terah did an amazing job yet again! I have to say watching Sara grow into herself and the character development that has taken place in this book was awesome to read. Sara is learning how to be a better friend and person, especially thanks to to Ezekiel. Sara may be the main character but personally I like Ezekiel better. :) I think that he is the perfect balance for Sara and in most cases the only voice of reason that she will listen to. This book takes place exactly where Blades of Magic left off and the excitement doesn't stop. Can't wait for the next one to see what happens!
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A Google user
December 28, 2017
Wow wow wow!! Thank you Terah Edun! Been waiting for this book for a very long time! Read the first book Blades of Magic in a collection of fantasy authors about 3 or 4 years ago, as soon as I finished it (and it was the first book in the collection) I searched for the next book in the series as I loved it so much! Unfortunately the next one hadn’t been written yet so I read another series that Terah Edun had written (Courtlight - which is also amazing) to keep me going until the next book in the series was written. Finally I get chosen to be an ARC and I can truthfully and honestly say that this book did not disappoint. Sara Fairchild is the heroine that is tough, fierce and bound by honour searching for the truth behind her Fathers death with her wonderfully witty and intelligent friend Ezekiel who we see come more into his own and show that he’s not just the brains but can hold his own in a fight. The only problem with this book is that it’s left on another cliffhanger and i’m desperate to find out what happens to Sara and her band of allies? Not giving any spoilers away but Kades, band of allies, a villainous captain and a sun mage? What happens next????? Please don’t let it be too long before the next one as Sara is a heroine I can truly relate to and stand behind, as long as her magic doesn’t take over and send her Beserk!
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Debbie McKenzie
December 22, 2017
I have been waiting sooo long for this book after loving book 1 (Blades of Magic) & recently got an opportunity to become an advance reader with a free copy for review purposes. This book deals with a variety of struggles as Sara battles her own teenage temper and everyone around her while trying to discover who can & cannot be trusted. It keeps you reading and introduces new characters that I am sure will feature more throughout the series - Now I can't wait for book 3!
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Terah Edun is the dark and adventure fantasy author of the Courtlight, Crown Service, and Algardis series, set in the eponymous Algardis Universe. Her books boast exhilarating incredible coming of age stories for every reader.

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