[[ Ebook ]] ➩ The Silver Skull (Swords of Albion, #1) Author Mark Chadbourn – 1sm.info

The Silver Skull (Swords of Albion, #1) Meet Will Swyfte Adventurer, Swordsman, Rake, Swashbuckler, Wit, Scholar And The Greatest Of Walsingham S New Band Of Spies His Exploits Against The Forces Of Philip Of Spain Have Made Him A National Hero, Lauded From Carlisle To Kent Yet His Associates Can Barely Disguise Their Incredulity What Is The Point Of A Spy Whose Face And Name Is Known Across Europe But Swyfte S Public Image Is A Carefully Crafted Facade To Give The People Of England Something To Believe In, And To Allow Them To Sleep Peacefully At Night It Deflects Attention From His Real Work And The True Reason Why Walsingham S Spy Network Was Established.A Cold War Seethes, And England Remains Under A State Of Threat The Forces Of Faerie Have Been Preying On Humanity For Millennia Responsible For Our Myths And Legends, Of Gods And Fairies, Dragons, Griffins, Devils, Imps And Every Other Supernatural Menace That Has Haunted Our Dreams, This Power In The Darkness Has Seen Humans As Playthings To Be Tormented, Hunted Or Eradicated.But Now England Is Fighting Back Magical Defences Have Been Put In Place By The Queen S Sorcerer Dr John Dee, Who Is Also A Senior Member Of Walsingham S Secret Service And Provides Many Of The Bizarre Gadgets Utilised By The Spies Finally There Is A Balance Of Power But The Cold War Is Threatening To Turn Hot At Any MomentWill Now Plays A Constant Game Of Deceit And Death, Holding Back The Enemy S Repeated Incursions, Dealing In A Shadowy World Of Plots And Counter Plots, Deceptions, Secrets, Murder, Where No One And No Thingis Quite What It Seems.


10 thoughts on “The Silver Skull (Swords of Albion, #1)

  1. says:

    This is not the fault of the author, but my enjoyment of this book was marred by one thing I kept wondering what it would have been like if written by another author.Note The rest of this review has been withdrawn due to the cha...


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    There are times when you read a book that s so amazing to you that you feel the author had you personally in mind when they wrote it, that s exactly how I feel about Mark Chadbourn s The Silver Skull The Silver Skull is set in an alternate version of the Elizabethan England period The story follows Will Swyfte the gre


  4. says:

    A fascinating fantasy take on Elizabethan England.The story centres around Will Swyfte who is the most famous spy in all of England Only the title is a facade He never went on any of the quests the stories about him refer to The truth is he is a spy who fights against unseen arcane forces that threaten England s existence with


  5. says:

    I loved this book Mark Chadbourn does a wonderful job of portraying England as it probably was The dirty crime and grim filled streets, the bad guys lurking in corners of the bad areas There was a slight problem with the first 80 or so pages as it was a little hard to know who the enemy was and who The Enemy was It wasn t fully explained


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    Could not keep me interested


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    I loved it Elizabethan James Bond versus otherworldly foes in a Cold War that s gone hot.


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    There are things that go bump in the night Things so horrible that most kill themselves after learning the truth Someone must protect England from the horrible machinations of so sinister an Enemy enter Will Swyfte, a spy extraordinaire and known to most of the English public.I did like the book, but I found myself putting the book down if I read every word Skimming


  9. says:

    This book Definitely had a tendency toward repetition, plot wise and phrase wise I lost track of the number of women who had sexual magnetism I was also disappointed early on to realize that view spoiler the badguys are freaking fairies How lame Not even cool fairies hide spoiler For some reason I seem to be on this kick of only being able to stomach books because I end up lik


  10. says:

    I don t have a date I finished this book because I didn t finish it I very rarely put down a book without finishing it, but I could not survive the first few chapters of this one The story itself was interesting enough I m a big fan of Celtic mythology and I ve loved a number of other books that have touched on Celtic folklore themes Not this one.The characters are just too wooden My ov


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