In Brief. Francesca DeVega is a healer in the city of Avel, composing magical sentences that close wounds and disspell curses, but her life is thrown into chaos . Spellbound. The Spellwright Trilogy (Volume 2) Blake Charlton Tor/Forge. The exciting sequel to the acclaimed epic fantasy debut Spellwright by Blake Charlton . AUTHOR INFORMATION: Blake Charlton overcame severe dyslexia in seventh grade when he began sneaking fantasy and science fiction.

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Then read this one. But that’s just me, I hate it when I have to be counting around how many meters that many feet are. In Spellbound we encounter and discover other aspects of this magic system.

It’s simply a fun and entertaining spellbonud from the get go, and I’m sure few will be d http: There was so much word building, so much potential for things to come, that not reading the second book would be a crime. Thank you for a great novel, Mr.

He seemed to grasp what everyone else had been telling him all along extremely suddenly – that’s more than just sudden, it’s extremely sudden. Therefore, I felt that Nico’s character was poorly developed for this installment of the trilogy a shame, really – he was well characterized in Spellwright and I wanted to follow him and understand his story. Spellbound The Spellwright Trilogy Author s: Meanwhile, it has been ten years since Nicodemus Weal escaped the Starhaven Academy, where he was considered disabled and useless because of a disease psellbound causes him to misspell magical texts.

Yes, Typhon’s Disjunction will destroy the world as Nico and Fran know it, but for him it’s what will save his people—and yes, give him world domination.


It’s about trust, acceptance, and overcoming one’s limitations and disabilities. He blaake beautifully about new vistas and places. Spellbound really has a bit of everything, interesting magic system, interesting and intriguing characters, good dialogue and banter, layers of politics and personal desires driving action, drama, romance, tragedy, horror and surprising plot twists, etc.

Wherever that may be you can be sure I’m following along.

Honestly, with the new characters and the development of the cnarlton, Spellbound is an even stronger book spellbohnd Spellwright. There are no rushed or clumsy introductions of this new character, as so much time has gone by and we enter a new decade of the larger story. I think that this is a book, due to it’s complexity and it’s thoroughness, that I need to read Spellwright again to really get a true appreciation for Spellbound.

Charlton’s writing is noticeably more polished this time round psellbound the unique aspects of his world are developed much more satisfyingly, staying further away from stereotypical fantasy than in the first one. If you haven’t read Blake Charlton yet, you should seriously consider reading his books, because they’re wonderful and imaginative fantasy entertainment.

Spellbound is set ten years after the events of Spellwright and as such, life in the Six Human Kingdoms has moved on.

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What I did not like though, and I’m perfectly aware that while writing this I am doing the same thing that I’m going to critisize, is that some words repeated themselves in short succession. Deidre, being possessed by Typhon, is scheming and fighting Typhon’s control by undermining his plans at the risk of being discovered. No, make that lava. The use of what is essentially a dyslexic wizard fit right into the feel of the book. Copyright Fantasy Book Critic.

De een leest dat zijn schrijver is vermoord, de ander charltom — tevergeefs — een leven te redden, terwijl een derde haar leven op het spel zet door een magische taal te gebruiken die ze niet kent. Jun 16, Seregil of Rhiminee rated it it was amazing Shelves: Most of the characters from the last book are in this one, with lbake introduction of several new ones.


For those readers who enjoyed the first book in this series, this tale will add to the already complex story line, finishing off certain threads while illuminating new ones.

Spellbound is a traditional fantasy book and it contains elements which are often associated with traditional fantasy. Blake Charlton is a doctor, so he really shows off his stuff here and it comes off quite enthusiastic and interesting. Unable to use the magical languages of his own people, Nico has honed his skills in the dark Chthonic languages, readying himself for his next encounter with the demon.

There was also a large change in the character Shannon; he went from a caring, wise, insightful person, and, though he was eaten by disease and worry, his transformation into a bitter, lonely, sour old man with few insights seemed off.

Her story in this instance begins ten years after the beginning of Spellwright. And it wasn’t aphasia so don’t even try to tell me that’s what was happening.


Top 5 book of so far in my amateur regard. I like Blake Charlton’s writing style and seemingly endless imagination very much. Please provide an email address.