Witches’ Blood The Rifter Book 4. She is an avid supporter of Best Friends Animal Society. Such a great fantasy world building, a plot that is so complicated and intriguing, you simply can’t stop reading. And whatever is gonna happen between John and Kyle in the future Jul 18, Maya rated it really liked it Shelves: While I wa My review of the entire series is here. The Shattered Gates is part one of a ten part serialised novel and trying to rate this book is like trying to rate the first ten percentage of a long novel – doesn’t seem fair right?

So if you are thinking of buying the first book and then opt for the much cheaper kindle version, beware: These two will spend a lot of time apart as the series goes on, so don’t expect romance to blossom here. Dec 29, Susan rated it really liked it. As the story goes by, John was able to piece everything together coming to the conclusion that Ravishan and his housemate were one and the same, although John first meets Kyle as a Kahlil and this kahlil in training — Ravishan is the guy he fell in love with. This page was last edited on 23 January , at How in the hell is that even possible?

The Shattered Gates (Rifter #1) by Ginn Hale

The synopsis has this one pretty much covered but doesn’t give any real insight into what you are getting into here. Anyone who’s put off reading this for a rainy day Did he become immortal himself the way the oracles are immortals?

I am going to begin this review by stating up front that the fantasy genre is not my cup of tea. Step by step he learns Ravishan’s language. Write a customer review. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I am beyond astonished and immensely pleased.

And hald the story fascinated me from the beginning. Although, weirdly, I’m not sure the serial format is entirely working for it. Witches’ Blood The Rifter Book 4. This review is brought to you courtesy of Ginn Hale, who’s turned my brain into silly putty. His Sacred Bones by Ginn Hale.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A gorgeous world-building woven complexity of an intro to a lengthy series. I liked all the characters I met.

It was also powerfully moving, both emotionally, and at least for me, in a spiritual, existential sense as well. And this is just the beginning! Again, just inferences – this is a review of book one for seriea sake. Other books in the series. He had lied enough to create an entire other man.

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This is a reread for me, and that makes it even more difficult to review. Which meant that, emotionally speaking, there was some fairly heavy lifting involved in reading this, but it was so well worth it. Possibly a romance springing from a “who should you trust? I have no idea what’s going on! The Silent City by Ginn Hale. Witches’ Blood by Ginn Hale. Kyle still felt different from Ravishan.

There is no sex or extreme violence. John is scrimping to get by and panics when his roommate, Kyle, disappears after an awkward chance encounter. Oh boy, was I wrong. The second part carries on somewhat obscurely but with a fabulous twist at the hle.

Look what I found! Rifter is an astonishing story: And though I’ve read a couple of things now since I finished, I’m still a little bit in the book hang-over stage from this experience. Feel the growing fragility in my own bones. This one blows those out of the water Maybe it’s just me — even though I will read these all back to back, I just know it, my mind knows where to pause for a bit of a time out. You can’t really say more about hwle guys.


Unless your native hals is Basawar that is.

sries Master of Restless Shadows. Apr 04, M rated it it was amazing Shelves: If he and those he loves are to survive the coming war, John must master the wild, killing power that he has suppressed all of his life. Sep 08, Xing rated it really liked it. And whatever is gonna happen between Joh I’ve been told that it takes a few books to get into this series.

I confess that I read quite a few reviews when this first installment was published last year and I can now understand the difficulty it must be for everyone to really take this fragment and consider it on its own and as one tenth of a long novel.

The Shattered Gates and the next novella — Servants of the Crossed Arrows – are perhaps the most confusing installments in the series because this is where Ginn Hale sets the world, introduces the characters, and intertwines a number of complex storylines. Create a free website or blog at WordPress. Jerry Absolutely fine for young adults. Kind of like they could have always been here, and somehow we just never saw them before.

Amazon Second Chance Pass seriees on, trade it in, give it a second life. Trivia About The Shattered Gat Blind Eye Books Genre: What you should know before you begin… First of all, this is just an intro.