Book Review | Gathering Darkness by Morgan Rhodes


17342700Gathering Darkness by Morgan Rhodes

Book Series: Falling Kingdoms, #3

Published: December 9th, 2014

Reading Format: Paperback

Rating: ★★★★★

Prince Magnus has just witnessed torture, death, and miracles during the bloody confrontation that decimated the rebel forces. Now he must choose between family and justice as his father, the cruel King Gaius, sets out to conquer all of Mytica. All Gaius needs now are the Kindred – the four elemental crystals that give godlike powers to their owner. But the King of Blood is not the only one hunting for this ancient, storied magic…

• THE KRAESHIANS join the hunt. Ashur and Amara, the royal siblings from the wealthy kingdom across the Silver Sea, charm and manipulate their way to the Kindred, proving to be more ruthless than perhaps even the King of Blood himself.

• THE REBELS forge ahead. Princess Cleo and vengeful Jonas lead them, slaying with sweetness, skill, and a secret that can control Lucia’s overpowering magic – all so they can use the Kindred to win back their fallen kingdoms.

• THE WATCHERS follow Melenia out of the Sanctuary. They ally in the flesh with King Gaius, who vows to use Lucia’s powers to unveil the Kindred.

The only certainty in the dark times is that whoever finds the magic first will control the fate of Mytica… but fate can be fickle when magic is involved.



Wow, I finished the third book in this amazing High Fantasy series. I still can’t believe it. Sadly, now I have to wait to buy both the fourth and fifth book together, but, anyway, this book was so good.

Luckily, I got the chance to jump right into this book after completing the second book, so I was still high from excitement and amazement. Although this one was not my favorite, but that is still okay. (Falling Kingdoms still remain my favorite) I highly recommend this series. Not even joking. You won’t regret it at all.

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