I’d like to thank David Wade for sending me the review copy of The Conjurers. I quite enjoyed it.
There are some writers who can tell a good story but whose prose is rather flat. Other writers can string pretty words together but aren’t really storytellers. David Wade doesn’t fall into either category. The man not only tells a gripping tale, he does so with an elegance of language that’s several cuts above what you find in your typical fantasy novel.
The Conjurers is a tale of sorcery in 14th century Europe. In Ireland, Eamon and his younger sister are pursued by brigands under the control of a local sorceress, Shairshee. In Genoa, Teresa suspects her older brother has been killed by the magician to whom he’s apprenticed and sets out to seek the truth.
All three of the young people are fated to experience hardship and the loss of family members before they discover their true heritage. Continue reading