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Shadowmancer (Shadowmancer, Bk 1)
Shadowmancer - Shadowmancer, Bk 1
Author: G. P. Taylor
Vicar Obadiah Demurral no longer wants to worship God -- he wants to be God! Obadiah Demurral may be a vicar, but knowing what master he truly serves would come as a shock to the villagers of Thorpe. Craving power and filled with insatiable greed, he has welcomed a darkness into his life that enables him to do terrible things, in the hope of har...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780399242564
ISBN-10: 0399242562
Publication Date: 4/26/2004
Pages: 304
Reading Level: Young Adult
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

3.3 stars, based on 46 ratings
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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reviewed Shadowmancer (Shadowmancer, Bk 1) on + 26 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
Demons and Angels and one man's lust for power. Good book to read but not a page burner.
reviewed Shadowmancer (Shadowmancer, Bk 1) on + 34 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Harry Potter meets Lord of the Rings. Entertaining read, a bit dark for kids under 13. Religious undertones.
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intense book for preteens and teens alike. Taylor's first novel takes readers on a breathtaking voyage full of suspense and intrigue, where fallen angels and evil forces come in the night and where the ultimate sacrifice might be l ife itself.
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reviewed Shadowmancer (Shadowmancer, Bk 1) on + 21 more book reviews
Definitely, the third worst book I have ever read. If you know anything about novel writing and plot development, you can see where different plot devices are attempted in an amateurish way. I guess the only reason I read it was that it was so badly written that I found it entertaining and useful in learning what not to do. I hope with time Taylor has become a better writer. I think he has good intentions.
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"Home? If Demurral gets his way, none of us will have a home. When I touched the creature, I saw the place it had come from; I could see inside its mind." Thomas paused and looked at Kate. "You don't realize, Kate. Demurral has a plan for the future. If he succeeds, this world will be transformed beyond our understanding. Raphah told me that Demurral has a power that can call up the dead, control the wind and sea, and make those beasts in the glade follow his every word. There's no going back; it is beyond our control..."
Kate began to sob. "I want this to stop, I want to go back to how it was...I killed something tonight...I saw it die. It tried to kill you. Please, Thomas, make it stop, make it stop."
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This book was okay, but odd they way that Christianity was mixed with superstition and folklore.

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