Bryn Aven is an outcast among the Kanin, the most powerful of the troll tribes.
Set apart by her heritage and her past, Bryn is a tracker who's determined to become a respected part of her world. She has just one goal: become a member of the elite King’s Guard to protect the royal family. She's not going to let anything stand in her way, not even a forbidden romance with her boss Ridley Dresden.
But all her plans for the future are put on hold when Konstantin– a fallen hero she once loved – begins kidnapping changelings. Bryn is sent in to help stop him, but will she lose her heart in the process?
My Rating: 5 Stars
I've been a fan of Amanda Hocking ever since I read My Blood Approves. I read the Trylle series in its self-published form, and I was excited to re-enter the world of trolls with The Kanin Chronicles.
Bryn is a likeable character. She's strong, driven, stubborn, and reluctant to admit her feelings for her boss, Ridley. Unlike the Trylle, the Kanin live in colder climate of Canada. It was interesting to discover Bryn's world and note the differences between the troll kingdoms. And kingdoms they are, as they live by a regimented class system.
Someone is taking the changlings, and it's up to Bryn and the other trackers to discover who it is and stop them. This very much read like a cat and mouse chase, and as the reader, I was often questioning, "Who is the cat and who is the mouse?" I look forward to learning more in book 2, and I can't wait to continue on Bryn's adventure, see if she ends up with Ridley (I hope so!), and figure out watch as the pieces of the conspiracy come together, because right now, I have no idea what to think.
I highly recommend Frostfire. It was a quick, enjoyable read.
3/11/2015 11:53:19 am
This sounds like a fun book. I love when covers play with colors, the white contrasted with the deep red in the center.
3/11/2015 11:55:05 am
I agree, Rachel. The covers for all three Kanin books go so well together.
6/30/2015 07:30:15 pm
I hope she ends up with ridely, the other trylle series there was a twist in it and the main character picked the other guy it kinda annoyed me a lot lol
6/30/2015 11:18:19 pm
Totally know what you mean... I was so sad when that happened. I read an extra story that took place years after in the Trylle timeline and I still couldn't wrap my head around it. I'm a firm believer in love triumphs all. :D
6/30/2015 11:19:53 pm
By the way, you were the Very First person to comment or post on the kickoff of my month- long birthday celebration. That definitely deserves a prize, so sent me and email or PM me on Facebook with you address! Congrats! <3
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