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The Shattered Vigil by Patrick W. Carr

Shattered Vigil is the second book in The Darkwater Saga and it picks up right where the first book left off. Their victory over the dark forces during the feast of Bas-solas should have guaranteed safety for the continent. Instead, Willet and the rest of the Vigil discover they've been outsmarted by those seeking to unleash the evil that inhabits the Darkwater. One of the Vigil has gone missing, and new attacks have struck at the six kingdoms' ability to defend themselves.

Worse, a deadly new threat has emerged--assassins hunting the Vigil, men and women who cannot be seen until it's too late. To thwart the perilous new risk, the church makes the drastic decision to safeguard the Vigil by taking the surviving members into protective custody. But there are secrets only the Vigil can unearth, and so Pellin makes the heart-wrenching choice to oppose the church in a race to turn back the evil that threatens an entire continent. 

I have read all of Patrick W. Carr novels so far and they never disappoint. And this one is no exception. You certainly need to read the first book in the series in order for this one to make sense, but once you have started, you will not be able to put it down. The world he has created is magical and interesting. The characters all have a storied past that is slowly being revealed. If you like fantasy, adventure and little bit of romance, this series is for you!


I received a free copy from the publisher. No review, positive or otherwise, was required—all opinions are my own.

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