Empire’s Reckoning: Book I of Empire’s Reprise

How many secrets does your family have?

For 13 years, Sorley has taught music alongside the man he loves, war and betrayal nearly forgotten. But behind their calm and ordered life, there are hidden truths.

When a young girl’s question demands an answer, does he break the most important oath he has ever sworn by lying – or tell the truth, risking the destruction of both his family and a fragile political alliance?
Empire’s Reckoning asks if love – of country, of an individual, of family – can be enough to leave
behind the expectations of history and culture, and to chart a way to peace.

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Author Bio –

Not content with two careers as a research scientist and an educator, Marian L Thorpe decided to go back to what she’d always wanted to do and be a writer. Author of the medieval trilogy

Empire’s Legacy and the companion novella Oraiáphon, described as ‘historical fiction of another
world’, Marian also has published short stories and poetry. Her life-long interest in Roman and post-Roman European history informs her novels, while her avocations of landscape archaeology and birding provide background to her settings. Empire’s Reckoning is the first of a
planned trilogy, Empire’s Reprise.

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My Thoughts

The first series brought to life this wonderful world full of wonder and strangeness and I fell in love with the characters and the world.

This is the start of the second series which brings more life to this world which has gotten no less stranger and also no less chaotic.

I do like this book but it was lacking something as well. The first series seemed anlot of action and this book was more about the story and showing the family.

Don’t get me wrong I love how this book shows the world in the aftermath of the first series.

The author is very talented and draws you into the world as well as ensures you see the characters and get to know them.

Wonderful job of storytelling.

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