Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books) said: Cry of the Icemark was a stirring military The Cry of the Icemark (The Icemark Chronicles, #1). Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Grade –This epic fantasy has at its center a Book 1 of 3 in The Icemark Chronicles (3 Book Series). A brave girl must defy an empire to save her homeland in a sweeping fantasy that combines breathless action with richly-imagined characters. After the death of.

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She constantly loses her temper with absolutely no consequences to follow, and while I love a female heroin who comes into her own I find it very unbelievable for her to have such an innate ability to acquire allies at the drop of a hat, move armies to their utmost potential without any advice from more experienced housecarls at her age. She is a full on proper heroic protagonist. This book would have great as just a straight military historical fantasy, but the supernatural elements elevated it to an even more interesting level.

Its king has been killed in battle, its enemy lies in wait, and its fate rests on the shoulders of Thirrin Freer Strong-in-the-Arm Lindenshield, a beautiful princess and an intrepid warrior, who must find a way to protect her land from a terrible invasion. Feb 02, Shauna rated it it was ok Shelves: Favorite part of the book. He does this to give Thirrin time to prepare to fight off the rest of the empire’s forces, make an alliance with the Wolf Folk, evacuate Frostmarris Capital of Icemark before the entire Polypontian army invades.


The Icemark Chronicles Series by Stuart Hill

I would recommend to people who like fantasy, adventure, and mystery. But, when the 14 year old heroine takes over the country and the army when her father dies. Refresh and try again.

He is also the commander of the Hypolitan Infantry. Along with their fierce nature, there were elements of their rich sense of family and tradition, many aspects that chroniclse have been destroyed or wiped away by the Polipontans, who cared nothing for other cultures, only the assimilation of their lands and raw resources.

She is the eventual mother of Oskan Witchfather.

The Icemark Chronicles Series

I demoted this to two stars. The kingdom is being invaded by Roman-like soldiers. Scholastic Kcemark Publisher Language: Characters in the Icemark Chronicles Medea. It means that the Icemark is currently suffering in chronifles that’s why they’re crying in pain and Thirrin, as a princess, is someone who can save her kingdom from the conquerors.

It is still in my bedtime reading basket. This book really got me sucked in. When he was a teenager, Stuart lost “the real Thirrin,” his red-haired sister Kathleen, to leukemia. The books were written by Stuart Hill from Leicester. Throughout the book, she is portrayed as beautiful and mysteriously detached from her family, and as a loner.

I picked this book up while waiting for another book to become available in my library, but ended up falling in love with the characters and stirring death scenes. He gathers more allies such as the Lusu People and a battalion of zombies, Rock Trolls, and ghosts, proving he has inherited the ability to unite people from his cronicles.


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Scipio himself flees, but is hunted down by the Vampire Queen, who has returned. It just ends randomly in the middle of a scene with no real resolution to the characters.

I look forward to the reading the other books in this series.

Bellorum’s sons are both killed; with Charlemagne beheading Octavius, although not before he almost fatally wounds Mekhmet; and Charlemagne’s sister, Cressida, impaling Sulla in icemadk stomach. She will forge an extraordinary alliance of noble Snow Leopards, ancient Vampires, and ferocious Wolf-folk.

His family heritage includes English, Irish, Romany and Jewish blood. He also gives Sharly a black horse and black armour to match.

And I appreciated that, and I am sure that his younger readers probably do as well. There was no character development and from the beginning the adult characters acted and sounded too much like children.

The victors burned the enemy fleet. He also suggests to Cressida that she should go and help her mother at the battle and she and this suggestion saved everyones life.

Now, could they ever?