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The Witch King: 12/04/21

The Witch King

The Witch King by H.E. Edgmon is the first part of a YA fantasy duology. Wyatt Croft left fae to live with a foster family in Texas. Now his financé (and heir to the throne) has shown up on his doorstep begging him to come home.

The draw for this book was the engagement between a cis prince and a trans man, especially where the two knew each other as children. I was also interested in there being a fae kingdom in Upstate New York.

Unfortunately nothing really jelled for me. Now, granted, I'm not the target audience as I'm about thirty years beyond the intended age range. If I were younger, I probably would have gushed over every angsty moment between Prince Emyr and Wyatt.

There's an unexpected twist at the climax that had I not just read another book that uses the same twist (To Coach a Killer), I would have been completely floored. It did add some excitement and opened up the second book to more romance and hopefully less angst.

The second book is The Fae Keeper, scheduled for release on May 31, 2022.

Three stars

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