My first non-magic fantasy book just got a review from Karen Oberlaender. Think I might write a whole vanity post replying to her question “If Adversaries Together was filmed–who should direct it, who could you imagine as actors?” That’s a game I played with every work of fiction I read as a kid
The author sent me an ARC (epub format) in exchange for an honest review.
My rating: 3.8 of 5 stars
Adversaries Together is the first book in the new fantasy adventure series Ascendant Realms. In this opening installment, we are introduced the to the men and women who will go about changing their world, Syr Nebra. The political intrigues of city-states attempting to become nations and eventually empires, as they vie for control of resources as well as the hearts and minds of the numerous human races is the focus of the series.
In the world of Syr Nebra, there is no such thing as magic, yet every human clings to their faith and country. The nation of The Seven Spires has imperial ambitions while the seat of the world’s great religion, The Cathedral, plots its own crusade to control the world. The once prosperous…
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