Saturday 14 May 2022

The Corn by Barbara Gaskell Denvil

The Corn
Barbara Gaskell Denvil


A PREMIER Readers’ Award

Premier Readers’ Award is honoured to books that receive exceptional high evaluations from Chill Readers.

This book is shortlisted for Book of the Month.

If you love George RR Martin, Robert Jordan and Madeline Miller then you’ll love Gaskell Denvil’s new Cornucopia
‘Another great fantasy epic of the modern age.’ The Corn is the first volume in the Cornucopia series.

Witch, lover, doctor or whore?
Losing her mother and her first love at just fifteen, Freia needs to make her way in a cruel world alone.

Freya can be all of these and more, as a woman beset by enemies…
Having learnt to make herbal potions at a very young age, she gets the chance to cure the king. Although someone else is poisoning him and can’t wait to put the blame on Freia. But where right and wrong become blurred, poison could be her closest ally. With the king dead, the secret council now runs the country, but who leads the council?

She’s determined to survive…
In a city full of greed and deceit, surrounded by pain and loss, Freia learns to use her strengths.
But revenge is not always so sweet…

An epic ‘Gritty Historical Fantasy’ with a large and varied cast of characters.

Pages:  466
Genre:  Historical Fantasy

The Corn
  was read and evaluated by THREE Chill's readers against the following...

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Did the story / plot have you turning the page to find out what happened next?
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1 comment:

  1. I am proud and delighted to receive this award. Thank you very much indeed.