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Joenna's Ax by Elaine Issak

Joenna's Ax (Tales of Bladesend Book 2) - Elaine Isaak

T I T L E: Joenna’s Ax

S E R I E S: Bladesend(Nº 2)

A U T H O R: Elaine Issak

P U B L I S H E R: Rocinate

P U B L I S H--D A T E: July 8, 2015

I S B N: 9780985857738

Fantasy

 

After Joenna's half-orc son is killed in battle, she disguises herself as a man to join the army and avenge him, adding one notch to the handle of her ax for every demons she kills. But when she volunteers to lead a suicide charge of half-orc scouts, she risks her secret and her own mission to try to save them. Rewarded for her prowess with a grant of land and ownership of her half-orc man-at-arms, Joenna plots to rescue all of the half-orcs from the king's plan to destroy these reviled bastards—making herself a traitor along with them. When their haven is discovered, Joenna leads the half-orcs in a desperate fight against a famous warrior and his knights in the hopes of winning their freedom and claiming their humanity.

 

While this book was action packed, it was a very quick read. I would say it was more of a novella really. I read this in about three hours. (M O R E)

 

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