Patricia Bray: Devlin's Honor Sword of Change Book 2

S seen and held the sword before and begins to wonder if the gods had a hand in the circumstances that led him to becoming the Chosen Oneview spoilerIt may have been the timing of it all but Devlin s Honor didn t hold my attention as long as I hoped it would Unlike Devlin s Luck which I couldn t ut down Devlin s Honor struggled with holding my focus It wasn t until the middle to end of the book that I really got into the storyline Devlin s return to his homeland after two years of exile in order to recover the fabled and lost Sword of LightIt was disappointing that the book didn t draw me in immediately but there were some very good moments especially the way in which Stephen dispatches a hired assassin I m seriously hoping that the last in the series will be much enrapturing that this middle one I hope that s not how trilogies will continue to go hide spoiler This the second book of the Sword of Change trilogy This book has Devlin going on a uest to discover a famous lost sword that will further legitimize his Chosen One osition This uest involves him visiting his eople and dealing with his Written in Red Ink past Overall it felt much slower than the first book as it seemed like there was less action and things got drawn out Devlin suffers from an affliction for too long of a time The ending felt anti climatic I liked the first book much better than this one Pretty goodThis was an okay continuation of Devlin s story lots of angst with the character but still fun I will read the last to find out what happens Devlin is finding theosition of Chosen One harder than ever The sheer amount of Crash Landing (Bear Creek, paperwork is going to kill him But the distraction he longs for comes with a nasty surprise Rumors have surfaced goading him to find the original Sword of Light long lost weapon of the Chosen One and he actually knows where it is Or was Retrieving the weapon is going to be trickier than finding it because it s in the lastlace he d ever thought he d go homeThe trip back home forces Devlin to confront a number of memories so it s a nice window into the Piper past he sometimes thinks about and never talks about But far from lingering in nothing but bad memories there is still a very real andresent danger And it isn t what Devlin expects at allI liked the depth to Devlin Stephen and Didrik as well as those new faces who had been nothing than names in Devlin s Luck The details of the Caerfolk culture grounded the conflict between the two nations it s entirely obvious why neither side really understands the otherIf there was a downside it s that the book feels like a The Famoux (The Famoux, prelude to the finale The mysterious attacker after Devlin s life remains unknown and untouchable The court continues to bicker Relations between Duncaer and Jorsk get a little worse The only real sense of conclusion comes with S Chosen One by the Gods then the immortals would have given him the Sword of Light asroof of his callingMissing for generations the sword is myth than reality But Devlin knows where to find it Lost in battle after the Jorskians’ brutal massacre of Caerfolk it has remained in Duncaer a so.

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I was Dragons Gap privileged enough to read this immediately after the first book in this amazing series The seuel is even better than the initial read and I could notut the book downThe main themes of loyalty trust and friendship are finely interwoven with the compulsion of Devlin s oath as the Chosen One and his joy at realising that he is not kinbereft after all The Bared for Her Bear (Wylde Bears political intrigue is redolent of the best spy authorsI love the Irish flavour of the storytelling and I will most assuredly continue reeading this author s works Patricia Bray Devlin s Honor Bantam 2003NOTE This review contains spoilers for Devlin s Luck the first book in the series If you haven t read that yet don t read this reviewThe second book in Bray s Sword of Change seriesicks up where the first left off and is one of the few books that actually does something I ve often wanted to see shows that what looked like a happy ending can go horribly horribly wrong Devlin of Duncaer the Chosen One narrowly defeated the corrupt General of the Army in single combat at the end of the last book and was named his replacement All well and good except that Devlin doesn t really do diplomacy too well and the job is a lot shuffling Best Seller (English Edition) papers than going out and savingeople which is his specialty As well there s a growing feeling in Jorsk for The Lone Star Groom: Bachelor Billionaire Romances people will always find something to complain about that if Devlin were really the Chosen One the gods would have delivered the Sword of Light to him Problem is it was lost by the last Chosen One during the conuest of Duncaer Devlin s homeland The Caerfolk have never taken all too kindly toeople from Jorsk but they really hate Devlin who s an outcast for reasons that were never fully explained in the first bookDon t worry it gets explained here in great detail In fact just about everything in the book gets explained in great detail and some readers judging by the reviews of the book I ve read have a roblem with that I actually found that made the book a better experience for me than the first was there s depth to these characters justification for their actions and thus the actions themselves are meaningful It s not just wow here s a uest let s do it That s a good thing This one also has a less episodic feel to it there s a reason everything s happening which is also a good thingGood stuff this I ll definitely be reading the conclusion to this trilogy The seuel to Devlin s Luck sees Devlin struggling with the results of his success in the first of the series Forced to lay Crater Trueblood and the Lunar Rescue Company (Helium-3, politics and make compromises and concessions rather thanush to strengthen the land he is now bound to To Protect His Mate (Wolfe Brothers, protectIt doesn t help when curiosity about the Sword of Light that had been lost during Duncaer s bloody annexation triggers the Geas Devlin is under when he sees aainting of the sword He ha. Devlin of Duncaer is the Chosen One champion of the Kingdom of Jorsk A simple metalsmith and farmer turned warrior he has become the most unlikely of heroes to the conuerors of his own eople the Caerfolk Yet there is a growing faction of Jorskians who believe that if he were truly anointed

He sword itselfFor a seuel the book holds up well but it really needs to be read in context of the trilogy because it s a bit weak to stand alone It its Devlin against something entirely different than giant monsters or bands of marauders introduces a lot of history and culture to the world and hints strongly there will be a reckoning come spring I rate this book Recommended This is the middle of the trilogy which usually indicates the worst of the three However Patricia Bray has escaped that designation with this book as she has taken us from Kingsholm the center of the kingdom of Jorsk to the conuered lands of Duncaer Devlin s homeland Here we glimpse of his history and character and while the enemies here are a bit too nebulous for my taste this rich character background than make up for it and give a second book with its notorious bad luck with no major endings a good feel 3 12 stars round up to 4 and I look forward to Devlin s Justice Second in the Sword of Change trilogy by Patricia Bray Devlin now accepted as the Chosen One is finding life at the top difficult than expected As king s counsler and Lord General of the Army he must Boom playolitics in addition the symbol the the Chosen One the sword of light disappeared 50 years ago during the conuest of Devlin s native land In order to fulfil his office he must reclaim the Sword Okaywell I m sorry to do that the three 3 stars that is I really liked the first book in this series and snapped this one up as soon as I d finished it This one while not bad and I d call it retty good didn t uite strike me the sameThe first book is overtly an action tale of Devlin s growth or roperly development into The Chosen One He fights against Good Morning, Buddha political enemies in the King s court who are actively working to overthrow the weak king The book ends with view spoiler Devlin in aowerful Personal Delivery position as not only Chosen One but as general of the army and King s Champion hide spoiler Devlin is a tortured soul He wants to die so he becomes his country s Chosen One because itays a fortune which he can send to his brother s widow and it s certainly deadlySounds exciting but don t bother La Viña de Naboth ,Tomo I putting on your bloodressure cuff because it wasn tDevlin s sure he s going to die during the initiation ceremony actually it was me who nearly died of boredom but unfortunately he doesn t And so we accompany him on his journeys which read like a book report than an adventure Descriptions are dull Gettysburgs Battlefield Photographer-William H Tipton people are dull though a few had so muchotential fights are dull monsters are dullAnd the language is dull For example Devlin doesn t see things he beholds them He doesn t talk to Husband In Training people he has speech with them He doesn tut on clothes he dons garments And he doesn t go to bed he seeks his uarters Here is Live Wire (Elite Ops, part of the most exciting scene Read More. Uvenir of one of the land’s darkest daysFeeling than ever aawn of fate and a Words of Radiance, Part 1 (The Stormlight Archive plaything of the Gods who drive him Devlin must return to the land of his birth back to theeople who have denounced him For he is bound by an oath he has no choice but to obeya romise he may have to die to kee.

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Patricia Bray is the author of a dozen novels including Devlin’s Luck which won the 2003 Compton Crook Award for the best first novel in the field of science fiction or fantasy A multi genre author whose career spans both epic fantasy and Regency romance her books have been translated into Russian German Portuguese and Hebrew Patricia Bray has also spent time on the editorial side of the bu