Blood and Betrayal
Lindsay Buroker
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May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM By Lindsay Buroker

The last thing Maldynado Montichelu former aristocrat and current ladies man ever wanted was to be left in charge After all, the team just blew up a train, crashed a dirigible, and kidnapped the emperor It s kind of an important time.But, with Amaranthe captured by the nefarious Forge coalition, and Sicarius off to find her, the team is lacking in leaders Also, SicariuThe last thing Maldynado Montichelu former aristocrat and current ladies man ever wanted was to be left in charge After all, the team just blew up a train, crashed a dirigible, and kidnapped the emperor It s kind of an important time.But, with Amaranthe captured by the nefarious Forge coalition, and Sicarius off to find her, the team is lacking in leaders Also, Sicarius has made it clear that Maldynado s life may be forfeit should anything happen to the emperor while he s gone.To make matters worse, Forge s cutthroats are after Sespian, and the young emperor believes Maldynado s loyalties are suspect As if it s his fault that his older brother is working with the coalition to usurp the throne If Maldynado can t figure out how to earn the emperor s trust quickly, Sespian will go off to confront their powerful enemies on his own.Meanwhile, Amaranthe must find a way to escape from the coalition s newest ally, Master Interrogator Pike, a man who plans to pull all of the secrets from her head, one way or another Blood and Betrayal is the fifth novel in The Emperor s Edge series.
  • Title: Blood and Betrayal
  • Author: Lindsay Buroker
  • ISBN: 9781476458014
  • Page: 401
  • Format: ebook

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Patricia Eddy May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
If the worst thing you can say about a book is that you areless than thrilled that the sequel isn't coming out for a year, then you are exceedingly lucky and well, I am exceedingly lucky. I have been waiting for Blood and Betrayal for several months now as Conspiracy (the 4th book in the series) ended on a cliffhanger. I could not, and did not, put this book down for the entire day and in a few months, to keep myself happy while I wait for book 6, I plan on starting over at Book 1. There are som [...]
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Dangermousie May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
I loved it. Why? See list below:* We learn more about Maldynado. I think he is my favorite non-Amaranthe POV. He also reminds me a bit of Budjold's Ivan, only with a much more homicidal family.* We learn about Sicarius' 'childhood' - I use the quotes because I don't think any sane person would qualify it as childhood. It explains pretty much everything about him and the only shock is he is still capable of caring for Sespian and Amaranthe. I love that while he would win 'worst childhood ever' aw [...]
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SubterraneanCatalyst May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
So have you read the first four books? No you say? Do you plan on reading any of these? Yes you say? THEN DON'T READ THIS REVIEW. Why you ask? Because some things I mention in this review aren't a spoiler- not for someone who has read this entire series up to this book, but for YOU, that haven't read this series, this will be Spoilerland, so you are warned. Continue forward at your own risk reader. I looked forward to this book desperately as I do with any series I adore. This is an unusual seri [...]
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Sierra May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
This was my favorite one so far. The relationship between Sicarius and Amaranthe progressed even further (YES!), and we got some insight into Mal's background. Mal is my third favorite character (after Amaranthe and Sicarius of course), and I really felt for him throughout this entire book. And I adore the fact that he thinks of Amaranthe as his little sister, and that he is the first to mention that he considers the other men in the group as his brothers.
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Tashie May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
oh my god, i just want to PROTECT AMARANTHE WITH EVERYTHING IN ME. i'm so sad about what happened to her and i'm so sad that sicarius had to deal with that same situation for the entirety of his upbringing. i just. am so sad! but. on a happier note. THE CAVE SCENE. YES X100."When you have recovered, and you are ready, come to me. I'll be waiting."and then sicarius saying both sespian and amaranthe are his priorities? be still, my heart. poor sespian though, man. his life just turned upside down, [...]
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Sandra May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
This series is fun. Thank you Lindsay Buroker.
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Hali Sowle May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
In a way I am glad that I found this series as far along (this is the 5th book) as I did since the cliff hanger ending of the last book pretty much left me howling in frustration. I really hate cliffhangers and this was a doozy and I was immensely grateful that I could start reading this one immediately to follow up. The book begins with the aftermath of the dirigible crash and Amaranthe's capture by Major Pike and the Forge and is told from both Amaranthe's and Maldyano's point of view. While A [...]
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Sherwood Smith May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
A real roller coaster of a ride! Starts spang after the cliff-hanger at the end of the previous volume. This is Maldynado's book, and I think in many ways it is the most successful of the secondary threads focusing on each of the team through the books, because he seems to change the most.I love the incremental pacing of the central romance, which is exactly the way it should go given the damage to one of the members. (And the damage suffered by the other during the course of this book affords a [...]
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Farhin May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
The fifth installment of The Emperor's Edge series, follows Maldynado's POV and it's about time too. We finally get an insight into the clown of the group who, whilst making the others laugh, determinedly convinces the other characters and the readers that he cares for nothing much but a "good" time with a pretty lady. We find that Maldynado has fears and insecurities, a desire to build his own identity and a strong need to divorce himself from his family's reputation. A fantastic installment wh [...]
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Ashley May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
This book was sooo good, and talk about romantic progress people. My heart was bouncing upside down and off the ceiling. I mean five books and we finally get an (view spoiler)[ I don't love you, but I appreciate you. (hide spoiler)] I mean seriously, Sicarius, he's definitely a romantic guy.
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Mei May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
I don't have enough words to say how much I'm enjoying this series!It's highly recommened to everybody who loves witty, action-full fantasy with great characters, a tiny bit of romance (but really breath-taking and nails-chawing one!)!
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Navdha May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
3.5 stars. If only the story wasn't dragged so much, I would have appreciated it more to round up my rating to 4 stars. That said, I'm still addicted. There is a 700 year old empire to topple afterall. Besides, we've also been promised some "later" time for Sicarius and Amaranthe.
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cEe beE May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
Not as interesting as the first few volumes, a lot of close calls, near misses, and death defying escapes - way too many. But I'm hooked on these series and can't wait for the 6th book.
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Jill May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
Aaaaand, a satisfying resolution to that cliffhanger. Yes, this series stretched the bounds of credulity, but really, what action/adventure series (book, movie, or television) doesn't? I still enjoy the characters and their crazy adventures. Good to see Sespian growing as a character and a person--the poor guy has a lot to take in, for sure. And it's a pleasure to discover an author who has learned the sustaining power of a slow-burn romance. This, above all else, is what keeps readers glued to [...]
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Hallie May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
Not knocking off any points for the horrible non-ending to the previous book in the series, although I normally get very cranky when authors do that. Part of my unusual tolerance is due to my own selfish lack of suffering, as I was able to go straight from Conspiracy into this; part the sincere-seeming apology at the end of Conspiracy; and part the fact that Buroker hasn't done this in any previous books (at least of those I've read, which is most of them). A few essentially non-spoilery thought [...]
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Hannah May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
If there has to be a cliffhanger in a breathless adventure like the Emperor’s Edge series, then at least it should culminate in a suitable reward. Blood and Betrayal offers just that; the previous book might have ended on a real nail-biter of a cliffhanger with Amaranthe thrown (literally) into the most dangerous situation she’d ever known, but the outcome in this book is so satisfying that I almost wish there would be more of the sort. The characters and relationships have always been one o [...]
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Safiyyah May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
Blood and Betrayal was another thrilling book from Lindsay Buroker's Emperors Edge Series. This was Maldynado's POV. One of the best books so far.
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Laura May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
Here's the obligatory warning that I'm in love with these books and they can do no wrong in my eyes.All of the previous books in the Emperor’s Edge series have been leading up to this book, in a way. The lines of the Forge storyline become completely clear, and by the end of the book it is understood that the events to follow will forever change the world of the Emperor’s Edge books.We get some strong development between Sicarius and Amaranthe, plus we get more of Sicarius, Amaranthe and Ses [...]
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Douglas Meeks May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
Blood and Betrayal by Lindsay BurokerMy rating: 5 of 5 starsI just finished Blood and Betrayal (The Emperor's Edge Book 5) and other than the fact I have to wait until next year to move the story along it was amazing as expected. The whole Emperor's Edge series borders on the edge of fantastic, the characters are fleshed out and the stories are always full of things that make you think you know what is going to happen . until something you never thought of happens. I could write paragraphs on th [...]
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Kim May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
I have so many feelings about this series. I have many, many feelings for the characters. The characters continue to be amazing. But I have to admit to being irked by a couple of things in this book. First, I'm getting a little tired of one of the main characters being kidnapped and kept captive as a main plot. Second, there was a lot of torture in this book, which, well, I just found really unpleasant. It felt like there didn't need to be so much time spent on it, especially as it seemed not to [...]
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Beth May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
Maldynado is left in charge of protecting the emperor while Sicarius leaves to rescue Amaranthe. She has been captured and is being tortured for information on Sicarius’s secrets while the rest of the team and the emperor attempt to infiltrate the usurpers in an endeavor to foil their plans.I am a huge fan of Steampunk and specifically this series. Blood and Betrayal was a very enjoyable book. I love the characters. I love the sense of humor and intelligence of the scheming and diabolical plan [...]
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Amanda May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
I think I never said it enough times about how glad I found out about this series. Honestly, the cover was not a major attraction and steampunk sounds so techno/nerdy. But now I'm a big fan. I just love the character Sicarius. He is the deadly assassin that seldom engage in dialogue, yet I find myself re-reading every word he spoken like treasure. From Book 1 to 5, he had grown so much. He use to convey message without talking, now he started to give us some full sentence. As usual, Lindsay Buro [...]
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Jane May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
This book in the series added Maldynado's POV and I must say that while it was quite interesting to get a peek into his head I actually expected more from him. I had hoped that there is more hidden under his simpleton-charade and while I can quite safely say that he is no simpleton, his persona wasn't all what I was expecting.I must say that this series has definitely surprised me in a very, very positive way and I definitely plan on continuing.
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Colleen May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
Quite a bit darker and more introspective than the earlier novels (largely due to (view spoiler)[Amaranthe's torture experience (hide spoiler)], but also due to Maldynado's perspective and his dealing with his past and self doubt). Still a fast paced, action packed, wonderful character driven story. It doesn't fully resolve at the end, but it is less of a cliffhanger than book 4. Hopefully book 6 will come out soon!
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Kathy May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
can't wait for next book to come out! I really like Lindsay style of writing. I like to laugh.
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Lilia Ford May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
3.5Rather surprisingly, this was my least favorite of the series--mostly since I love Maldynado and thought it would be my favorite. Not bad, but more disjointed plotwise than the others.
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A May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
for now I am giving this story 4,5 stars this may change both ways after I had some time to think about it :) I still very much enjoyed it, but probably would love it more if our group wasn't separated for so long full review to come :)edited to add my full review :)First of all, you need to know that this is part of a series that definitely needs to be read in order :) all the books in it revolve around the same group of characters yes, the focus is more concentrated on different members of sai [...]
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Dynamic Pickle May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
Something was definitely missing here. Amaranthe's torture sessions with Pike were a bit too distant (I'm pretty used to being in the front seat with scenes like this, so pretty much anything until the description of a blade scraping against bone being audible is not going to shock me, I think). That's my main complaint by the way. Amaranthe gets over her supposed one week of torture in the hands of a supposedly master interrogator with definite sadistic tendencies in the span of another week. I [...]
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Emily Craven May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
This has been my favourite of the series so far because I loved Maldynado's point of view so much! I was laughing so hard but at the same time I don't think I have felt more sympathy for such a silly character before. And that lightheartedness as Maldynado tries to convince the Emperor (poor Sespian) to trust him and 'the team' is sorely needed as a balance to the more terrifying things going on in Amaranthe's part of the world as she tries desperately to keep her secrets from Pike, an expert to [...]
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Pauline Ross May 20, 2019 - 12:32 PM
This is book 5 is the Emperor's Edge series, and this review is going to be full of spoilers for the first four books of the series. If you don't want to know secrets, or the outcome of the cliffhanger ending of book 4, look away now.The end of book 4 left our heroes in a bit of a pickle. Their dirigible was shot down by their enemies, leaving Amaranthe to be captured by the evil Major Pike, while the survival of the rest of the group was in doubt. Surprise! They made it more or less unscathed, [...]
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Blood and Betrayal By Lindsay Buroker The last thing Maldynado Montichelu former aristocrat and current ladies man ever wanted was to be left in charge After all, the team just blew up a train, crashed a dirigible, and kidnapped the emperor It s kind of an important time.But, with Amaranthe captured by the nefarious Forge coalition, and Sicarius off to find her, the team is lacking in leaders Also, SicariuThe last thing Maldynado Montichelu former aristocrat and current ladies man ever wanted was to be left in charge After all, the team just blew up a train, crashed a dirigible, and kidnapped the emperor It s kind of an important time.But, with Amaranthe captured by the nefarious Forge coalition, and Sicarius off to find her, the team is lacking in leaders Also, Sicarius has made it clear that Maldynado s life may be forfeit should anything happen to the emperor while he s gone.To make matters worse, Forge s cutthroats are after Sespian, and the young emperor believes Maldynado s loyalties are suspect As if it s his fault that his older brother is working with the coalition to usurp the throne If Maldynado can t figure out how to earn the emperor s trust quickly, Sespian will go off to confront their powerful enemies on his own.Meanwhile, Amaranthe must find a way to escape from the coalition s newest ally, Master Interrogator Pike, a man who plans to pull all of the secrets from her head, one way or another Blood and Betrayal is the fifth novel in The Emperor s Edge series.

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