- By E.C. Ambrose

Elisha Mancer

  • Title: Elisha Mancer
  • Author: E.C. Ambrose
  • ISBN: 9780756409289
  • Page: 279
  • Format: Paperback
  • Elisha Mancer E C Ambrose s gritty sharp historical fantasy series The Dark Apostle follows Elisha Barber through a magical reimagining of th century EnglandElisha was once a skilled barber surgeon but healin

    E.C Ambrose s gritty, sharp historical fantasy series, The Dark Apostle, follows Elisha Barber through a magical reimagining of 14th century EnglandElisha was once a skilled barber surgeon, but healing is no longer his finest art After discovering his exceptional potential for a singularly deadly magic, Elisha has slain a king, stopped a war, and even had the regency thrE.C Ambrose s gritty, sharp historical fantasy series, The Dark Apostle, follows Elisha Barber through a magical reimagining of 14th century EnglandElisha was once a skilled barber surgeon, but healing is no longer his finest art After discovering his exceptional potential for a singularly deadly magic, Elisha has slain a king, stopped a war, and even had the regency thrust upon his own commoner s head until he could rescue the true heir, Thomas With Thomas back on the throne of England, Elisha must now work on his king s behalf to fight an even greater threat than civil war the specter of the necromancers, a shadowy cabal that has already corrupted priests and princes, and that may have even grander, darker plans Elisha travels to the continent to warn England s allies of the mancer threat, as well as to discover the full extent of the mancers plans But it soon becomes clear that if he is to have any hope of stopping those plans from coming to fruition, he must forge new alliances in unexpected places as well as embrace the terrifying magical abilities in his possession, a move he fears will make him into just the kind of man he strives against.

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    1. This review was first published on Kurt's Frontier.Synopsis:Once a skilled barber-surgeon, Elisha has discovered his potential for the magic of death. He has rescued King Thomas, his friend. Now, he must work on his king’s behalf to stop the shadowy cabal of necromancers. They have already corrupt priests and princes. Now he must journey to Europe to warn England’s allies and foil the necromancers’ plans.With his friends thousands of miles away, Elisha must decide whom he can trust. But, h [...]

    2. "Again Elisha is alone on his journey with enemies all around. He continues to try to do the right thing but it seems fate is determined to put obstacles in his way. He makes a few friends along the way but they may not be able to help him in the long run. Things get pretty dark and there are some drastic and awful moments. He loses friends and innocent lives are lost. He can't win for losing, but somehow he is able to overcome some very difficult odds"~HCHarju"Copyright Night Owl Reviews".For t [...]

    3. Originally I thought this series was a trilogy. However there will be 5 books, it seems. This being book 4, and somewhat the middle/not-quite-the-end of the story, it did seem to lag a bit. I struggled to get through it, once I reached about the middle, and did wish an editor had suggested a trimming of the story. But the ending did revive my interest is the series and I am wanting to read the final installment when it comes out. I am hoping the final book will be better paced.

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