Sailing to Sarantium: Book One of the Sarantine Mosaic
Crispin is a master mosaicist, creating beautiful art with colored stones and glass. Summoned to Sarantium by imperial request, he bears a Queen's secret mission, and a talisman from an alchemist. Once in the fabled city, with its taverns and gilded sanctuaries, chariot races and palaces, intrigues and violence, Crispin must find his own source of power in order to survive-and unexpectedly discovers it high on the scaffolding of his own greatest creation.
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Review: Sailing to Sarantium (The Sarantine Mosaic #1)User Review - Goodreads
I knew going into it that this would feel incomplete as a story. Many reviews have said that it needs to be read in conjunction with its sequel. I think the novel definitely suffers from lack of a ... Read full review
Review: Sailing to Sarantium (The Sarantine Mosaic #1)User Review - Stephen Burns - Goodreads
Kay is a unique writer, more of a historical-fable-ist than a fantasy author, at least as we know them in the form of George RR Martin or Robert Jordan. SAILING TO SARANTIUM is set in the time of the ... Read full review