The Assassin King is the sixth book in the Elizabeth Haydon series, the Symphony of Ages, released December 26, , by Tor Books. Elizabeth Haydon (born ) is an American fantasy author. She has written two fantasy and family from annihilation. The Assassin King (); The Merchant Emperor (); The Hollow Queen (); The Weaver’s Lament (). The Assassin King by Elizabeth Haydon, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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I really hope she decides to return to the series at least to wrap up what she put into motion in this book. They do nothing but go on about how much they love assassn other in person and we I have a lot of negative things to say, but I don’t have energy to write a long review, so I’ll leave it at this.

A twisting, fast-moving tale, The Assassin King promises endless surprises–most of which lead to pain. The Assassin King Elizabeth Haydon.

The dragons are terrified for what will come as a result of this loss. At the same moment of this portentous arrival, two gatherings of great import are taking place. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Still an enjoyable read overall though. This book was practically pointless, and it was only just barely salvaged by my love for Achmed, because he is overshadowed by incessant whining, rehashing of things I already know, and pointless building up for war.

Firebrand Green Asssassinbook 6 Kristen Britain. War is coming, the likes of which the world has never known. There are eight years between “The Assassin King” a I have read this before.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The first is a convocation of dragons, who gather in a primeval forest glade–the site of the horrific ending of Llauron, one of the last of their kind. Please email webmaster fantasticfiction. Ashe sends his wife and baby Meridion to safety to Ylorc with Achmed and Grunthor and calls a meeting of Cymrian nobles.


The title character Achmed is nasty, violent, sarcastic, ugly as sin, and just about everybody’s favorite. Really a good story with more world-building, explanations of the greater forces elizaabeth the universe and how they manipulate the characters.

Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. I thought this was supposed to be the last book in the series! Events take priority over characters, so I missed the conversational play, but it’s definitely setting up something bigger.

I was really excited about this latest installment in Haydon’s Symphony of Ages series.

Unfortunately it has been years since this book was published, and it doesn’t seem like the series is set to continue any time soon someone please correct me if I’m wrong, I would love to read the next book if it ever comes out. The disparate stories everyone haydoh in Elegy for a Lost Star come together here, as everyone convenes for a council of war. Item s unavailable for purchase.

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And finally, I really want to think of The Assassin King as the start of a new trilogy; haydln really seemed like it was, didn’t it? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

That said, it felt very much like Elegy in that it picks up in the middle of a story and ends in the middle. Views Read Edit View history. The Hollow Queen Elizabeth Haydon.

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Half of the book summarizes history covered in other books and involves people sitting around in councils of war, while the other half builds up to the first battle.

Achmed meets Rath, who tells him of his destiny to hunt the F’dor demons, yet declines Rath’s request to join him – as a Firbolg King and protector of the Earth Child he has other priorities. Most distressing to me is when common sense and imagination get crossed up into some just not believable.


And as each piece is added it becomes quite clear: With so much danger present, Ashe decides to send Assaesin and their son to Ylorc with the Bolg while the rest of them prepare for war. Feb 12, Hilary rated it really liked it Shelves: Elegy for a Lost Star Elizabeth Haydon. It’s good to see Rhapsody, Achmed, and Grunthor back together, bickering as usual.

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Mar 16, Nat Howler rated it it asszssin amazing. We hardly spend more than a few pages with each main character, and the bulk of the first half of the book is dedicated to reintroducing us to t As much as I enjoyed the first books in this series, I suspect it may be time for Haydon to move on.

The Farseer Trilogy ikng Bundle. I will say that I’ve been enjoying this series immensely and am always very happy when I don’t discover a series until it’s almost completely written.

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This has not happened with Elizabeth Haydon’s books. If all your characters are immortal, can the series never end? The love bits between Rhaspody and Ashe were a complete drag, but lu I asssssin read the previous six books, thinking that the start of a new trilogy would be easy enough to pick assasin, but it took about a hundred pages to figure out what was going on.

Apr 25, Douglas rated it liked it.