RT Book Reviews: Butcher’s first installment in the Cinder Spires series is a rip-roaring adventure! Revealing the story through the perspective of a variety of characters, Butcher expertly breathes life into a vastly intriguing ensemble of players. Heart-stopping action, dangerous magic and plenty of evil chills make this a tale of the first magnitude!
After being unjustly drummed out of the Fleet, Captain Grimm now commands the merchant ship Predator. Loyal to Spire Albion, one of the immense Spires run by noble families that have sheltered and controlled humanity for centuries, Grimm and his crew have fought in the cold war against Spire Aurora. But now the cold war is heating up, and the Spirearch of Albion has an assignment for Grimm and his crew. They are to join a team of agents on a vital mission, and this unconventional team is about to learn that an ancient enemy is stirring.