Silver to the Heart by Brien Feathers is the first entry in the Light of Adua series, and a spellbinding read for fans of fantasy with a compelling post-apocalyptic setting and a gripping plot. Drake is telekinetic, a fighter, and a soul that is many centuries old. Tasked with protecting Ana, a mortal with Elder Talent, will Brien succeed in a world that is continually beset by war and conflict? Ana never expected to fall in love with a stranger, but when it happens, what choices does she have? While at the council, a deadly drama takes place, with traitors growing by the day, but can the old warlord, commander Sasuke beat them with only his telepathic powers. The future is dark and the ominous forces predict a war that is about to tear the fabric of man’s world. Who can stop the impending chaos?
Brien Feathers’ tale is imaginative and it features exceptional characters. Each of the characters is well imagined and accomplished with a solid role in the narrative. The subplots are carefully crafted to build the suspense that transforms the narrative into a spellbinder. The setting is richly imagined and intelligently written, with imagery that is delightful and a magic system that does not lack the creepy element that entices readers. Characters like Ana are well-developed and readers will want to follow them as they struggle with their gifts. Ana is an ordinary human beset with disturbing visions and the more readers know her, the more they want to understand what her fate will be. Brien Feathers has the ability to draw readers into the complex worlds of the characters and force them to follow the path to their inner worlds, unraveling each layer at a time. Silver to the Heart is executed with superior storytelling, a tale with phenomenal conflict and unforgettable characters; but the fantasy world will both intrigue and absorb readers.