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"A Stag in the Shadows (Kingdom Of Durundal Book 4)" by S.E. Turner - IHIBRP 5-Star Book Review

A Warrior Princess Saves Her People From A Cruel Overlord!

Overview: Through great determination and a spirited vengeance to free her newly enslaved people, Saskia tricks a great warrior into grooming her for her own defense. Instead, she becomes a deadly assassin, and there is nothing she won’t do to win the freedom of her father and her people... No matter what the consequences.

In “A Stag in the Shadows”, Author S.E. Turner draws readers into a complex and highly driven Fantasy epic with compelling characters and colorful settings. Author Turner’s opening plotline reads much like an adult fairytale, with idyllic kingdoms falling prey to a villainous conqueror, kings and their subjects captured and enslaved in the villain’s dark and treacherous mines, and a beautiful young princess being held prisoner in a lonely tower—Forced to remain there until she is of age to marry said villain. However, Turner’s Princess Saskia is neither demure nor helpless as she develops into a strong female lead by tricking the usurper’s right-hand man, Cobin, to secretly groom her as a warrior. But despite the fact that she is a princess, held against her will in a tall tower, Saskia is no Rapunzul. Instead, she is devilishly determined to become an expert assassin—A lethal force to exact vengeance on King Hezekiah’s for his unwarranted treachery against her and her father’s kingdom.

Turner’s plotline is riveting from beginning to end as she guides readers on a pulse-pounding fantasy journey they will not soon forget. Just as in the other books in the Kingdom of Durundal Series, the reader feels as though they are being drawn through this tale... Living an alternate life in order to reach an ultimate purpose that has yet to be defined.

Turner’s unforgettable characters have a depth of personality that reminds one of a person plucked from history rather than a made-up, imaginary individual. Each character has their own well-developed personality and backstory, and each fits perfectly into the overall plotline of this remarkable tale.

I highly recommend “A Stag in the Shadows” to anyone—ages 17 and up—who loves Epic Fantasy, Sword and Sorcery tales, and Adult Fairytales with amazing characters and a strong female lead. I also recommend that one reads “A Stag in the Shadows” in sequence as part of the Kingdom Of Durundal Series for the best enjoyment and understanding of the full story even though this novel may also be relished as a stand-alone read. It is worth noting that this novel does contain graphic violence.

Congratulations to the author on this award-winning story! This novel will be permanently featured on my website at under IHIBRP 5 Star Recommended Reads!

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