Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books) said: Cry of the Icemark was a stirring military The Cry of the Icemark (The Icemark Chronicles, #1). Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Grade –This epic fantasy has at its center a Book 1 of 3 in The Icemark Chronicles (3 Book Series). A brave girl must defy an empire to save her homeland in a sweeping fantasy that combines breathless action with richly-imagined characters. After the death of.

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Archimedo Archimedes is an engineer hired to improve the Icemark’s defences. Thirrin seems nothing more than a arro Starting note: In the last battle, with Thirrin’s army outnumbered and the Black Army Polypontian “armies”, which may be the equivalent of a corps in a modern army, are differentiated between using colours rather than numbers arrives, Oskan, having recovered during the battle, rings a bell and calls “The allies are here.

Although Icemark’s scrappy peoples resemble Vikings, and the Polypontians recall the conquering Romans, realism dissipates as Thirrin forges alliances with werewolves, vampires, and giant, talking snow leopards reminiscent of Philip Pullman’s armored bears.

Last Battle of the Icemark. Throughout the story, Medeathe youngest daughter of Thirrin and Oskan, has been causing havoc. As a student his grades were average at best, but he was fortunate to have a teacher who inspired in him a lifelong love of reading. Scholastic Trade Publisher Language: Their forces proved extremely useful against the Empire’s flying craft, but eventually leave the fight when the Vampire King is killed by treachery.


I liked that a lot. She managed to cut off his hand with his sword still in it, and would have killed him if his army hadn’t broken the rules and charged in to protect their general.

The Icemark Chronicles

There was so much to like about this story. Only with the help of the Blessed Women do they both survive. In the desert lands, with the help of Crown Prince Mekhemet, he trains as a warrior. He agrees to help defend the Icemark against the Polypontians, iccemark gathers a giant army to stop the Imperial invasion and helps Kcemark get an alliance with the Lusu, a warlike people that border the Desert Kingdom.

The problem is, Mr.

She is deeply jealous of Sharley and turns traitor on her family, helping the Icemaek army in secret. I can’t even express how much I love this book!

Characters in the Icemark Chronicles

And now comes the worst: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Bellorum’s tactics are as chroniclles and silly as it gets, and any army would have him hung or murdered for the way he treats his officers, in the matter of weeks. From the very first page you are engaged and excited by the fiery, brave protagonist, Thirrin, and the story only accelerates from there.


Whoever wanted to finish reading it on their own, could read it on their own and tell the icemrak of us about it. In the second chapter, the “werewolf” our heroine has captured and brought back to her father’s castle Aren’t werewolves supposed to change back into human form at some point?

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The Icemark Chronicles Series by Stuart Hill

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I gave it two chances and the last one stopped like on page 50, because damn, I was like “Maybe it will get better”. She’s not even a chronixles. I don’t know, maybe this changes in the sequels, but I am not sure if I am going to check it.

The battle is of such skill and beauty that all around stop to watch its progress. His Tharina is Krisafitsa. Book 1 of the Protector of the Small Quartet.

Overall, I didn’t love this book, but I didn’t hate it either.