Monday, July 10, 2017

The Burning Bridge by John A. Flanagan

The Burning Bridge by John A. Flanagan
(Ranger's Apprentice #2)
272 pages / 8 hrs, 39 mins

Now that the characters have been introduced and established in book one, Flanagan takes the reader for an action-filled ride in book two as the kingdom of Araluen prepares for an attack by Morgarath and his wargals.

Battle preparations, calling allies to arms, spying out the enemy, a deserted neighboring community, kidnappings, a young girl in disguise, skirmishes, a battle, and a final duel are the main elements in this tale.  It is well written and ends with a cliffhanger.

If you like action, then you'll love it.  For me, it was a little more action than I prefer, and not enough story about the characters.

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