The Outlanders (Lon Tobyn Chronicles #2)

The Outlanders (The Lon Tobyn Chronicle, Book 2) - David B. CoeThis review is written with a GPL 3.0 license and the rights contained therein shall supersede all TOS by any and all websites in regards to copying and sharing without proper authorization and permissions. Crossposted at by express permission of this reviewer



The Children of Amarid now know that invaders from Tobyn-Ser’s sister land of Lon-Ser are responsible for the deadly attacks on their people. But their Order is paralyzed by infighting and indecision, and it is only a matter of time before the next invasion begins.


My Thoughts

It’s been 3 1/2 years since I read the previous book, Children of Amarid, and I remember really liking it. But the library didn’t have the other books and I wasn’t in a position to buy them. Well, thankfully, the library keeps expanding the selection of books it has to lend out.

Let’s hear it for Libraries!!!!!!!!!!

This was a good solid read. Nothing spectacular, no super de duper martial arts gorefest, no displays of magic that lit up half the world, but the characters were solid, believable and I felt like rooting for them. I always enjoy a book where I can root for the heroes.

The villains were great as well. Self-righteous mages, power hungry thugs with guns. This book had them BOTH! At one point, where one of the Mages is out to discredit another, I thought some really nasty political stuff was going to happen. Thankfully, the Mage Order simply split. That should show how much I dislike politics 🙂

Looking forward to the next book in the series. And if that pans out, exploring even more of Coe’s writings.

Rating: 4 of 5 Stars

Author: David Coe

The Outlanders

Lon Tobyn Chronicles #2

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