A Vow of Glory (Book #5 in the Sorcerer's Ring) - Morgan Rice

A Vow of Glory (Book #5 in the Sorcerer's Ring)

By Morgan Rice

  • Release Date: 2013-05-03
  • Genre: Fantasy
A Vow of Glory (Book #5 in the Sorcerer's Ring) book review score

4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 96 Ratings)

A Vow of Glory (Book #5 in the Sorcerer's Ring) Morgan Rice Book Review Score: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars

“THE SORCERER’S RING has all the ingredients for an instant success: plots, counterplots, mystery, valiant knights, and blossoming relationships replete with broken hearts, deception and betrayal. It will keep you entertained for hours, and will satisfy all ages. Recommended for the permanent library of all fantasy readers.”
--Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos

In A VOW OF GLORY (Book #5 in the Sorcerer's Ring), Thor embarks with his Legion friends on an epic quest into the vast wilds of the Empire to try to find the ancient Destiny Sword and save the Ring. Thor’s friendships deepen, as they journey to new places, face unexpected monsters and fight side by side in unimaginable battle. They encounter exotic lands, creatures and peoples beyond which they could have ever imagined, each step of their journey fraught with increasing danger. They will have to summon all their skills if they are to survive as they follow the trail of the thieves, deeper and deeper into the Empire. Their quest will bring them all the way into the heart of the Underworld, one of the seven realms of hell, where the undead rule and fields are lined with bones. As Thor must summon his powers, more than ever, he struggles to understand the nature of who he is.

Back in the Ring, Gwendolyn must lead half of King’s Court to the Western stronghold of Silesia, an ancient city perched on the edge of the Canyon that has stood for one thousand years. Silesia’s fortifications have allowed it to survive every attack throughout every century—but it has never been faced with an assault by a leader like Andronicus, by an army like his million men. Gwendolyn learns what it means to be queen as she takes on a leadership role, Srog, Kolk, Brom, Steffen, Kendrick and Godfrey by her side, preparing to defend the city for the massive war to come.

Meanwhile, Gareth is descending deeper into madness, trying to fend off a coup that would have him assassinated in King’s Court, while Erec fights for his life to save his love, Alistair and the Duke’s city of Savaria as the downed shield enables the wild creatures to invade. And Godfrey, wallowing in drink, will have to decide if he is ready to cast off his past and become the man his family expects him to be.

As they all fight for their lives and as things seem as if they can’t get any worse, the story ends with two shocking twists.

Will Gwendolyn survive the assault? Will Thor survive the Empire? Will the Destiny Sword be found?

With its sophisticated world-building and characterization, A VOW OF GLORY is an epic tale of friends and lovers, of rivals and suitors, of knights and dragons, of intrigues and political machinations, of coming of age, of broken hearts, of deception, ambition and betrayal. It is a tale of honor and courage, of fate and destiny, of sorcery. It is a fantasy that brings us into a world we will never forget, and which will appeal to all ages and genders. It is 75,000 words.

Books #6--#17 in the series are also available!

“A spirited fantasy that weaves elements of mystery and intrigue into its story line….For those seeking meaty fantasy adventures, the protagonists, devices, and action provide a vigorous set of encounters that focus well on Thor's evolution from a dreamy child to a young adult facing impossible odds for survival….Only the beginning of what promises to be an epic young adult series.”
Midwest Book Review (D. Donovan, eBook Reviewer) (regarding A Quest of Heroes)

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User reviews about this book

  • A Cry of Honor

    1
    By Sjensentx
    This book has way too many super slow fighting scenes. Very boring. I probably only read half the pages and couldn't wait for it to be over. Sad that it is necessary to move on with the characters, but could have been done in a quarter of the pages to get to the same conclusion. I will read one more, but if it is as redundant and boring as this one it will be my last.
  • Awesome

    5
    By Ohyeahfun
    This series just continues to captivate me. Just can't wait to get to the next one !
  • Foolish characters

    3
    By Aqrzi 12
    I'm 5 books in but don't understand why the main characters are written to be so foolish and trusting of evil characters. Also, Thor seems to be more lucky than good with how he gets out of trouble.
  • Still awesome!

    5
    By Streetspirit3
    Love it!
  • Grammar checker please

    2
    By Mmanz
    Great character development! Good story line, although conveniently contrived at times. But the killer is the atrocious/non-existent editing.
  • Great books

    5
    By Mofobj
    I have loved these books they are easy reads and yet have such great plot twists and story lines...please hurry on book six Morgan!!!!
  • What a cliffhanger!!

    5
    By EV510
    Aaaargh! I want to read some more and find out what happens to Thor and Gwen. It upsets me that Gwen can be sooo sooo stupid, how could she even trust Andronico's word!! She's just stupid beyond belief! Can't wait for Book #6!!! Please hurry up, Morgan!!! :)

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