marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote in bookish,

Mortal Rites

Mortal Rites by Melissa McShane

Company of Strangers book 3, with spoilers for the earlier ones.

A tale of necromancy. Starting with their searching a house on behalf of a dead woman's family, finding necromantic remains and a phantasm, and carefully concealing them, taking what will help them in their quest for Alaric's rite.

With what they find, they search for those she worked with, in hopes of diAscovering more. It involves portraits of people with their eyes closed, libraries, a very ill-advises means of finding one of their group, secrets, being given an amulet by a priest they lied to, searching for a traveler, a man breaking his neck falling from a horse, and more.
Tags: author: m, genre: fantasy, review

  • Swansong 1945

    Swansong 1945: A Collective Diary of the Last Days of the Third Reich by Walter Kempowski An interesting collection of snippets from four different…

  • Dawn of the Broken Sword

    Dawn of the Broken Sword by Kit Sun Cheah Saga of the Swordbreaker book 1, but works on its own. In a future after a catastrophe, Li Ming, having…

  • The Ink Black Heart, by Robert Galbraith

    The sixth Cormoran Strike book, in which bloated is actually better. Mulholland Books, 2022, 1024 pages When frantic, dishevelled Edie…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.