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Court DuelThe evil king is dead the war is over and Meliara barefoot countess and reluctant heroine has been swept up into a different kind of battle in the dance halls and drawing room The second and stronger half of Crown Court Court Duel finds scrappy Meliara at the royal court of Remalna trying to become a proper gentlewoman The tyrant has been removed The Maruis of Shevraeth is the likeliest candidate for the crown although a few other possibilities remain Mel’s brother Branaric is engaged to be married As for Mel she’s spent the year since the events of Crown Duel educating herself She’s no longer the ignorant girl who’s prepared to kill or die over a misunderstanding But she’s still awkward and impulsive still reluctant to wear gowns and make small talk and act like a proper lady She still has that hair trigger temper and usually Shevraeth—she refuses to call him Vidanric—is the one pulling that trigger While book one was war fantasy all muddy fields and misunderstandings Court Duel is full of plots and flirtations and secrets in glittering ballrooms and beautiful labyrinthine gardens It’s light high fantasy on an Earthlike planet with characters and romance in the Pride and PrejudiceAnne of Green Gables vein a hint of mystery and another hint of peril and a dramatic but somewhat mismatched ending which would probably be at home in Metamorphoses but still provides striking imagery and view spoilera chance for Danric to prove himself a hero as if he needed any hide spoiler

Ebook Court Duel

Download Doc ✓ Court Duel ✓ ↠ Sherwood smith ì The evil king is dead the war is over and Meliara barefoot countess and reluctant heroine has been swept up into a different kind of battle in the dance halls and drawing rooms of the royal palace Physical warfare is easy compared to the genteel skirmishes of; instead of armor they wear beautiful gowns and sinister smiles If she is to survive Mel will have to learn a whole new way of fighting with wits and words and secret allianc Court Duel is a much better read than its preuel the Crown Duel Usually I don't get to say this because if the first book is not an engaging read I don't bother with the next in the series Even though Crown Duel was a slow read it really did pick up the pace towards the end and stopped at an interesting juncture that I had to read Court Duel I do not regret it at the leastThe story picks where it left off from the revolt coming to an end and the evil king put to rest Now Meliara wants nothing than to go home and to spend the rest of her life in peace among the hill folks Unfortunately that is not an option as she has to face a battle of a different kind Among the courtiers she so despised and be a part of the race to find out the next rulers Of course Vidandric the Maruis of Shevrath is one of the contenders and Meliara has a hard time facing him after the events of the last battle What follows a story filled with political intrigue court etiuttes secret admirers and hidden conspiracies which is sure to keep you interestedAs a lead Meliara is engaging but at times I found her exasperating especially in the parts were she came face to face with Vidanric I liked the Maruis than Meliara in this book New characters are introduced who are sure to keep you entertained This is a good read but not the kind that will make you stay up all night to finish it but the kind that nevertheless keep you engaged

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S of the royal palace Physical warfare is easy compared to the genteel skirmishes of the royal court Here Mel's friends and enemies look alike Instead of swords they wave fans THIS IS THE SLOW BURN TO END ALL SLOW BURNS A MASTERCLASS IN SLOW BURNS SO SLOW THAT I NEEDED TO READ IT ALL AT ONCE