The Traitor Queen by Trudi Canavan - Shastrix Books

The Traitor Queen
Filled StarFilled StarEmpty StarEmpty StarEmpty Star

The Traitor Queen

Trudi Canavan

ISBN: 9781841495965

Description

The Traitor Queen has given Lorkin the huge task of brokering an alliance between his people and the Traitors. Lorkin has also had to become a feared black magician in order to harness the power of an entirely new kind of gemstone magic. This knowledge could transform the Guild of Magicians - or make Lorkin an outcast forever.

Reviewed on 29th July 2019

The final novel in the series (after two trilogies and a standalone in between) wraps up the tale of Sonea and her magician friends, as they fight against a rogue, a country of slavers, and a drug problem.

I thought this was the worst book in the series. The narrative really drags, and I found it hard to keep going - my motivation at the end was purely to get to the end because it would be disappointing not to finish after seven books. I lost interest in the characters and really didn’t give a monkeys what happened to them.

I’m struggling to remember the details of the plot because I found it so un-engaging. I’ll admit I didn’t think the earlier novels were perfect, but this one was really disappointing.

It’s put me off trying more of Canavan’s novels, even though I already have another trilogy sitting on my shelf.

More books

  1. Filled StarFilled StarFilled StarFilled StarEmpty Star
  2. The High Lord
  3. Filled StarFilled StarFilled StarFilled StarEmpty Star
  4. The Magician's Apprentice
  5. Filled StarFilled StarFilled StarFilled StarEmpty Star
  6. The Novice
  7. Filled StarFilled StarFilled StarFilled StarEmpty Star
  8. The Magicians' Guild
  9. Filled StarFilled StarFilled StarFilled StarEmpty Star
  10. The Rogue
  11. Filled StarFilled StarFilled StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
  12. The Ambassador's Mission