The Horns of Ruin (Google eBook)

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Prometheus Books, Nov 30, 2010 - Fiction
32 Reviews
Eva Forge is the last paladin of a dead god. Morgan, god of battle and champion of the Fraterdom, was assassinated by his jealous brother, Amon. Over time, the Cult of Morgan has been surpassed by other gods, his blessings ignored in favor of brighter technologies and more mechanical miracles. Eva was the last child dedicated to the Cult of Morgan, forsaken by her parents and forgotten by her family. Now she watches as her new family, her Cult, crumbles all around her.
When a series of kidnappings and murders makes it clear that someone is trying to hasten the death of the Cult of Morgan, Eva must seek out unexpected allies and unwelcome answers in the city of Ash. But will she be able to save the city from a growing conspiracy, one that reaches back to her childhood, even back to the murder of her god?
  

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The action scenes were also well written. - Goodreads
I liked the twists and I really liked the ending. - Goodreads
Interesting premise. - Goodreads
The best part is the narrative voice. - Goodreads
The plot was pretty thick but not incomprehensible. - Goodreads
The main female character doesn't stop kicking ass. - Goodreads

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User Review  - ragwaine - LibraryThing

More like 3.5 stars. This started out awesome, got less awesome and then went back to awesome. I really liked the magic and the setup of the world. The plot was pretty thick but not incomprehensible ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jeff Young - Goodreads

Excellent book with fantastic world building. Not exactly steampunk but with elements thereof. It was a romp and I rolled through it quickly. At two hundred and seventy some odd pages, it doesn't ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
Section 2
Section 3
Section 4
Section 5
Section 6
Section 7
Section 8
Section 12
Section 13
Section 14
Section 15
Section 16
Section 17
Section 18
Section 19

Section 9
Section 10
Section 11
Section 20
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Tim Akers was born in deeply rural North Carolina, the only son of a theologian. He moved to Chicago for college, where he lives with his wife of thirteen years and their German shepherd. He splits his time between databases and fountain pens. You can visit Timís Web site at shadoth.blogspot.com.

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