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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The Icemark Chronicles

She will forge an extraordinary alliance of noble Snow Leopards, ancient Vampires, and ferocious Wolf-folk. This page was last edited on 5 Aprilat And icemafk corny vampires hilarious as they were. They’re staunchly loyal and the first to offer help. An imp who befriends Kirimin, Sharley, and Mekhemmet when they are stranded in a trap that Medea created through magical means to kill Sharley. I wanted to live there. Showing of 84 reviews.

The Icemark Chronicles Series by Stuart Hill

Chroniclss a student his grades were average at best, but he was fortunate to have a teacher who inspired in him a lifelong love of reading. She constantly loses her temper with absolutely no consequences to follow, and while I lov I do not recommend this book if you are someone who is a fan of Tamora Pierce and other quality authors of the fantasy realm.

Mekhemet and Sharley then embark on a mission to make an alliance with Ketshaka, Leader of the Lusu. Then the small province of the north supplies the army with food, fodder and anything else, the drafted army performs like a professional one after several weeks of training, we get a tedious and over-extended not to mention unconvincing to downright stupid from the military point of view description of the battle of Minas Tirith Frostmarris and the book ends.

Elemnestra was the leader of the Hypolitan. The book wasn’t macabre or too dark, which led me to think it was probably meant for ages 14 and up. Along with their fierce nature, there were elements of their rich sense of family and tradition, many aspects that would have iemark destroyed or wiped away by the Polipontans, who cared nothing for other cultures, only the assimilation of their lands and raw resources.

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ULtimately, I stuck it out through the book for Thirrin and Oskan, who were by far the most dynamic characters. Is it actually like a junior game of thrones. Read reviews that mention cry of the icemark snow leopards stuart hill freer strong-in-the-arm scipio bellorum strong-in-the-arm lindenshield thirrin freer king redrought werewolves and vampires witches son oskan witch great book giant snow battle scenes giant talking year old anyone who likes harry potter highly recommend blood blast.

In general, the writing tends to be explanatory rather than descriptive, and this leads to a flatness in what should be an exciting story. Meanwhile, back in Frostmarris, Thirrin and her allies are at war with the Polypontian Empire, led by Scipio Bellorum and his two sons. Retrieved from ” https: Being Irish I icemarkk the concept of magicans teenagers then as icwmark and wife and ruler completely fascinating and tender.

And this is it: I cried when loved ones died and the battles made me try to read faster just so I could see how they turned out.

Please try again later. We just stopped reading it near the end.

Characters in the Icemark Chronicles

He is The Icemark’s longest serving ruler and had fought off enemies like the Corsairs and Vampires. She was born chhronicles be a queen, and she showed a multi-facetedness to her character that brought her to vivid life.

Not Enabled Word Wise: The storytelling was vibrant. Oskan’s father and Medea’s chrojicles, Cronus rejected the Goddess’s love and was banished to the Dark. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The story was satisfying and fun with loads of action. He is often portrayed as a voice of reason and knowledge, and Thirrin trusts him well.

I don’t know, maybe this changes in the sequels, but I am not sure if I am going to check it. And no, the inhabitants don’t set fire to their city. The Icemark Chronicles 2: It just ends randomly in the middle of a scene with no real resolution to the characters.

Many battle scenes in fantasy books leave you lost so you end up gathering details like who got killed and chrohicles forth rather than being able to see what actually happened. He does not know that he is a warlock until the Vampire Queen tells him, Thirrin, their escort of wolf-folk, their human escort, King Grishmak, and the other Vampires in the room when Thirrin goes to the land of the ghosts to forge an alliance with their Vampiric Majesties.


Overall this is an amazingly well written book chroncles a lot of evidence of thoughtfulness. He gathers more allies such as the Lusu People and a battalion of zombies, Rock Trolls, and ghosts, proving he has inherited the ability to unite people from his mother. There they meet the spirit of the Vampire King and Imp-Pious, the faithful imp.

Still one of my all time favourites.

While lovers of Christopher Paolini’s Eragon Knopf, may take to this novel, and its courageous female protagonist is laudable, in the presently crowded field of fantasies, it will struggle to stand out. Emperor Mage The Immortals Book 3. He conquers the Icemark while most of the warriors are fighting Erinor. Things that don’t quite fit within the context of the story. 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.

She inherits the throne of Icemark just as the ruthless, as-yet-undefeated Polypontian Empire mobilizes for an invasion. Thirrin was the perfect young queen. See all 84 reviews.

However, Thirrin saves him, as he let her live. I’ll never forget the ear warmers with tassles on top for Oskan’s mule.

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