Author: Mark Tompkins
Source: from publisher for review
Links: Amazon|Indiebound |Goodreads
Summary: Fantastic worldbuilding, but the violent and depressing plot didn’t hold my interest.
“What became of magic in the world? Who needed to do away with it, and for what reasons?” (source). In The Last Days of Magic, the answer to this question is an epic battle between competing factions. These include the Celts who rule Ireland, some of the magical Sihde who feel slighted by the Celts, the English who want political control of Ireland, and the Roman Catholics who want religious control. As all of these enemies of the Celts converge, their heroine Aisling faces a crisis of faith that could lead to their destruction. At the same time, Jordan, the Vatican commander, becomes convinced that magic should be saved. Read more »