In my teens I used to read six of these high fantasy novels a week. About every penny of my lawn mowing money was invested in these. (I wish we had lived nearer to a library.)
If you love trolls, fairies, elves, and dwarves (my favorite) you’ll get a fun few hours out of Ms. Andreas’ novel. Priced pretty good, too, to get you into her series (three more to read, yeah).
The author has lovely characters, places them in gloomy taverns and spooky forests. What’s not to love.
So go read Marie’s lead-off novel on the cheap.