Title: A Wizard’s Forge
Series: the Woern Saga book 1
Author: A. M. Justice
Genre: New Adult, Sci Fi & Fantasy
Publisher: Wise Ink Creative Publishing
Publication Date: September 19, 2016
Received: via Netgalley with Publisher approval
Scholar. Slave. Warrior. Wizard.
On a planet far from Earth, descendants of marooned space travelers fight a decades-long war. Shy scholar Victoria knows nothing of this conflict until pirates kidnap and sell her to the sadistic tyrant behind it. He keeps her naked and locked in a tower, subjecting her to months of psychological torture. After seizing an opportunity to escape, Vic joins the fight against her former captor and begins walking a bloody path toward revenge.
As the Blade, Vic gains glory raiding her enemy’s forces, but the ordeal in his tower haunts her. Bitter memories keep her from returning the love of the kindhearted Prince Ashel, whose family has fended off the tyrant’s invading army for a generation. When enemy soldiers capture Ashel, Vic embarks on a quest to rescue him and, on the journey, discovers a source of spectacular power. With wizardry, Vic can rescue the prince, end the war, and wreak the vengeance she craves, but she might also destroy her only chance for peace.
***I would like to thank Netgalley and Wise Ink Creative Publishing for providing me with “A Wizard’s Forge” for free, in exchange for a honest review***
A. M. Justice carved out a jewel from her work in A Wizard’s Forge. This story is a twist of Anne Rice’s Sleeping Beauty works and Anne McCaffrey’s Pern works. We get darkest from certain characters; however, they don’t believe what they are doing is wrong. When things get to hard it moves to a lighter topic.
Victoria but Vic to her friends is a strong female character you are rooting for from the start. Everything that is thrown at her just makes her stronger. This book kept me wanting to know more. I couldn’t get enough of it. Even at the end, cliffhanger that it was, I wanted to read it again just because I could. It comes out today buy links are below!