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was longer and had seuels great story actionmixed longer and had seuels Great story actionmixed with a little romance Great read Edleson #was longer and had seuels Great story actionmixed in with a little romance Great read Edleson write on this topictheme or seuelpreuel please Great peek into a world I didn t know existedThis book was interesting to say the least Not my usual end of the world apocalyptic book I loved this authors other books so I said why not I m glad I did I would like to call this a modern day romance with a Renaissance flair but it was so much I found it to be a story of finding one true self worth and seeing our craft as much than just a hobbie That being said I suck at writing these reviews lolit s a five star read no matter what Rescuing the Texans Heart you re into Hopeou envoy it as much as I did Edelson has created an engaging thoughtful treatise on martial arts wrapped in a compelling plot with well fleshed out characters His technical descriptions of fight scenes paint a vivid picture and Wrangled (Whitehorse, MT: Chisholm Cattle Co., yet don t bog down the action which is fluid and exciting It also has a surprising amount of heart and beauty for a book about people hacking at each other with swords You may thinkou know where this book is going Her Cowboy Hero (Refuge Ranch you don t Ifou re interested in martial arts read this bookIf Un hros pour Rayne (Delta Force Heroes t. 1) you like swords read this bookIfou like action read this bookIf Mine to Take (Nine Circles, you want a compelling plot read this book This is MUST read for any HEMA practitioner and martial artist It hammers really good moral points about the fine line between art and survival combat The fights are great and the character development is really good Overall the writing is very above the average level However I do have some issues with the plot mainly the setting that at some point goes out of the improbable to the completely imaginary and ruins the He came to stop it she came to win it The tournament will change their lives forever If they survive Ifou readily frighten ou should never learn fencing Liechtenauer’s Verses Von Danzig Fechtbuch – 1452As a champion longsword fencer Jack Fischer receives many invitations to tournaments but none like this few details no return address and thousands of dollars in cash that is his to keep whether he accepts or not He wants nothing to do.
FREE DOWNLOAD The Talhoffer SocietyOber tone of the book a bit I can see how people who are into historical fencing would be just over the moon about this book And even though I m not part of that scene at all and don #T Know The Vocabulary I Enjoyed It #know the vocabulary I enjoyed it the German and Japanese terms aren t too bad ou can still mostly get what s going on I also watched a few YouTube videos just so I had some general images in my head One thing that irked me though was that view spoilerhello Y all are about to risk our lives in a live steel tournament Stop drinking whiskey having sex and playing tennis and start taking this seriously already Sheesh There s no way Jack and Freddie at least could have been in top form hide spoiler This was a very enjoyable read the story reminds me of a cross The story reminds me of a cross Bloodsport and sword fighting with a shadow of Johnny Cage from Mortal Kombat the movieThe main character here is a longsword fighting instructor who runs his own school and makes ends meet but ultimately starts wondering if his life has been a trivial pursuit An invitation to an underground swordfighting tournament adds some intrigue as well as an opportunity for the character to discover whether his heart truly accepts swordfighting as way of life or a hobbyThe characters felt very real and the combat was extremely well written The author knows the actual techniues has tournament experience himself and it shows in the storytelling I think he walks the line well as far as balancing the technical details "with a basic description of what s happening Maybe it would be a bit too far in the weeds for some "a basic description of what s happening Maybe it would be a bit too far in the weeds for some who are unfamiliar but I thought it stayed clearThis was a great read and I d recommend it for anyone looking for a character tale that also has some of With it until a multi national task force recruits him to help bring down the organizers a society of modern duelists who fight to the death for the gratification of wealthy patrons Surrounded by opulence glamour and the respect of powerful benefactors Jack finds himself fighting the desire to prove himself in combat and vindicate his life’s work His loyalties are further strained when he meets Frederica a woman whose skill with a sword ri. .
He most if not THE most realistic swordfighting ou can find in fiction A great #Mix Of History Martial Arts #of history martial arts intrigue Edelson creates likable characters with real flaws and motivations I wish there was of this book maybe
series Enjoyable The Baby They Both Loved yarn involving historical European and a secret society Michael Edelson writes great action stories and there certainly are plenty of action scenes in this story Great plot flow and charactersou ll love to either really like or really hate I loved the relationship between Jack and Francesca and the fact that I now know something about fe Objectively speaking this book is a great story with lots of a suspenseful plot great twists an impressive conspiracy theory regarding the world of HEMA practitioners has very nice character descriptions very nicely scripted moments and some absolutely amazing action scenesHowever the whole of the story bleeds heavily from plot holes around 70% in the story almost feeling like it was rushed to finish It ends up feeling like a holywood movie that at some point lacked the resources to support a fully balanced plot structure until the endAs a book I would give it a 35 but here comes the subjective part of the reviewAs a person who practices HEMA and REALLY loves it this book hit a very a person who practices HEMA and REALLY loves it this book hit a very spot in my heart and kept my interest up until the end The writer even uses actual stances names and manages to describe every sword action moment with precise detail and allows a reader who knows a few things about HEMA to get an absolutely uniue experience of reading and get successfully emotionally connected with the main character Thus I give this book a 455 and i would still recommend it to every HEMA practitioner I know and not only. Vals his own Struggling with a disease that is ravaging her body she has come to the tournament to win the means to pay for her treatment or to die trying But underneath the pomp the lofty ideals and promised wealth neither the tournament nor its organizers are what they seem and Jack is forced to face an impossible choice between love self preservation and honor in a place where the only truth worth finding may lie in a pool of his own bloo.A Series Enjoyable Yarn Involving Historical European