Tour’s Books Blog

April 9, 2011

Book Review: The Fallen Blade by Jon Courtnay Grimwood

This is the second large book that I read (and I read 3 more paranormal/UF’s while I was at it) that gets it’s own review.  Another lengthy and convoluted story that let me down in more ways than one.

  • Title: The Fallen Blade
  • Author:  Jon Courtnay Grimwood
  • Type:  Paranormal historical epic; book 1 of a trilogy
  • Genre:  Renaissance Venice with werewolves, vampires, witches, and murderous families
  • Sub-genre:  Historical UF about a young vampire with no memory who falls for a young heiress and is trained as an assassin
  • My Grade: D+ to C-  (2.5*)
  • Rating:  PG-13 to NC-17
  • Length and price:  Plus novel – about 120,000+ words $10-12 with list of $14.99
  • Where Available:  Available at most bookstores
  • FTC Disclosure:  purchased from online bookstore (more…)
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