Magic is sinAidan desires only one thing: to rule. Arrogant, headstrong and driven by the element of Fire, he will stop at nothing to bring the evil Howls that destroyed Scotland to their knees. But Fire is a treacherous element, and the very magic that brought him to power could burn his world to ash.Especially with the blood of his fellow Hunters on his hands.Driven by a b...
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Thanks to Netgalley for the electronic advanced reading copy to read and review early.
This is the second book in the Runebinder series, and even though it takes place in the same world as Runebinder and Tenn's story, Aiden's story is much different. Tomás is a common character in both stories. Aiden's attuned to Fire and a much different Hunter than Tenn. He's passionate, arrogant, selfish, and everything else you'd expect a fire user to be. He lets his fire sphere burn away his doubts and regr ...more
This is the second book in the Runebinder chronicles by Alex R. Kahler. I was excited when I received the ARC of this book as I loved the first book in the series, Runebinder. I assumed that this story would be a continuation of the first book, but it wasn't at all.
Though it's set in the same world, Runebreaker follows a different main character named Aiden, and the story takes place in Scotland. I have to admit that I was a tad disappointed as I was looking forward to reading more about Tenn's ...more
Well, at least Kahler's author's note at the end of the book directly addresses one thing that bothered me about reading this one: how bloody unlikable our protagonist Aidan is. Nowhere near as emotionally open as Tenn, or as loving, Aidan - likely because he's open to Fire instead of Water - is self-absorbed, destructive, and manages to be even more susceptible to the sinister machinations of a certain incubus. And he has a way of basically burning almost every bridge that he crosses, losing to ...more
I received this ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Unfortunately, I could not get into this book at all. I found the writing to be subpar, the plot to be a bit boring and the constant grammatical errors and ebook formatting issues to be distracting.
Aidan was not a very intriguing and relatable character to me. As much as I tried to like the story since I tend to gravitate towards this genre, it feel flat for me.