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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Book Review: The Shadow Rises (Witch-Hunter Book 1) by K.S. Marsden + Giveaway

The Shadow Rises (Witch-Hunter Book 1)
by K.S. Marsden
January 3, 2013

Pages: 225
When a new witch threat rises, only Hunter Astley can stop them…

In the face of dark magic and evil witches, a secret witch-hunting society works tirelessly to keep them at bay. The Malleus Maleficarum Council have strict rules and practises for eradicating magic.

Due to their work, witches have been almost forgotten, relegated to myth; but the rumours are starting to emerge of a new power that will throw the world into chaos.

As the only 7th generation witch-hunter, Hunter Astley is the best the MMC has to offer. With the help of his colleagues, it’s a race to track down this new threat and stop them… in any way he can.

Hunter belongs to a secret society that hunts witches called the Malleus Maleficarum Council. The council’s goal is to eradicate all magic no matter the cost and due to their relentless work, the society has almost rid the world of all witches. When a rumor surfaces that a new power is emerging Hunter’s world is thrown into chaos as they try to figure who this powerful witch is and what she is capable of.

Part one of the Witch-Hunter trilogy. 
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The Shadow Rises is book one in the Witch-Hunter trilogy and lays the groundwork for a good series. Hunter is a 7th generation witch-hunter and he’s a little bit arrogant but cares deeply for his work and his friends. James is a 1st generation witch-hunter and works at Hunter’s side. He is mostly relegated to research which he excels at.

The council, as well as the hunters that work for them, are narrow-minded. They think that every witch is evil and has never taken the time to find out if it is actually true. It shows that people, no matter where they are or what they are, still fear the things they do not understand.

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Witch-Hunter Trilogy
The Shadow Rises ~ free to download
The Shadow Reigns
The Shadow Falls
Witch-Hunter Prequels
James: Witch-Hunter
Sophie: Witch-Hunter
Kristen: Witch-Hunter ~ coming 2020

About the Author:
Kelly Marsden grew up in Yorkshire, and there were two constants in her life - books and horses.

Graduating with an equine degree from Aberystwyth University, she has spent most of her life since trying to experience everything the horse world has to offer. She is currently settled into a Nutritionist role for a horse feed company in Doncaster, South Yorkshire.

Her first book, The Shadow Rises, was published in January 2013, and she now has several successful series under her belt. 

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  1. The cover is intriguing in that you can't see what the image is. It leaves a lot to your imagination. I like it

  2. I didn't realize it was face until I saw the other covers. I really like the way it is shrouded. I really must check out this series.