Paladin's Grace

, #1

Hardcover, 366 pages

English language

Published March 25, 2020 by T Kingfisher.

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4 stars (6 reviews)

Stephen's god died on the longest day of the year…

Three years later, Stephen is a broken paladin, living only for the chance to be useful before he dies. But all that changes when he encounters a fugitive named Grace in an alley and witnesses an assassination attempt gone wrong. Now the pair must navigate a web of treachery, beset on all sides by spies and poisoners, while a cryptic killer stalks one step behind…

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reviewed Paladin's Grace by T. Kingfisher (The Saint of Steel, #1)

Adventure and Romance in the world of Clocktaur-war

4 stars

There is a definite nerd-romance thing going on here. The characters are engaging and the adventure (if not the romance) has a few surprises.

I think young adults would be mortified to know their parents are reading parts of this, but it seems harmless enough to this non-parent.

reviewed Paladin's Grace by T. Kingfisher (The Saint of Steel, #1)


4 stars

It was fun! And so satisfying to realize how a lot of subtle setups paid off near the end.

I love a romance where you get to see both characters' point of view, and even more if they're in their thirties, because they have a different approach to relationships than teenagers (also, I'm the same age as Stephen). The book was maybe a little heavy on the self-deprecating inner monologues, but this is me quibbling.

Onto Paladin's Strength now!

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