The Rose and the Thorn by Michael J. Sullivan


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We rejoin Hadrian Blackwater and Royce Melborn one year after their first deadly mission together.   They have continued to partner and are getting into the groove of accepting their differences.

At the end of The Crown Tower, they had met Gwen.  One year later, they are going back to Medford to visit her.  In Medford, there is a nefarious plot to assassinate the King and this story line weaves in numerous characters who will continue on into The Riyria Revelations series.  We meet the King’s children, the young Alric and Arista as well as the Pickerings. We also get a closeup of Viscount Albert Winslow as he carries out his first job for Hadrian and Royce.  But the stand-out star of this particular tale for me was Reuben Hilfred, whose story is heart-wrenching.

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