City At The Edge Of Time




      City At The Edge Of Time
The Sacred Band of Stepsons is a fictional ancient cavalry unit created by Janet Morris and based on the historical Sacred Band of Thebes, an elite strike force of paired lovers and friends that flourished during the fourth century BCE in ancient Greece, where sexuality was a behavior, not an identity The Sacred Band of Stepsons series of fantasy novels and stories take place in a myth like milieu that mixes historical places such as Nisibis, Mygdonia and Chaeronea warriors such as Theagenes commander of the Theban Sacred Band at Chaeronea gods such as Enlil, Maat and Harmonia philosophers such as Heraclitus and Thales cavalry tactics and customs such as homosexuality in the militaries of ancient Greece with those that exist only in fantasy The exploits of the Stepsons are chronicled in eleven short stories and eight novels as of 2010 In a fantasy context, this series explores the difficulties facing war fighters in personal relationships and the enduring questions surrounding the military s historical mixing of homosexuals and heterosexuals in combat. Best Download City At The Edge Of Time author Janet E. Morris For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk

Janet Ellen Morris born May 25, 1946 is a United States author She began writing in 1976 and has since publishedthan 20 novels, many co authored with David Drake or her husband Chris Morris She has contributed short fiction to the shared universe fantasy series Thieves World, and edited the Bangsian fantasy series Heroes in Hell Most of her work has been in the fantasy and science fiction genres, although she has also written several works of non fiction.Morris was elected to the New York Academy of Sciences in 1980.In 1995, Morris and her husband and frequent co writer Christopher Morris founded M2 Tech Since that time, their writing output has decreased in proportion to the success of the company, which works with U.S federal and military agencies on non lethal weapon systems and software.

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      City At The Edge Of Time
 By Janet E. Morris – heartforum.co.uk
  • Kindle Edition
  • 348 pages
  • City At The Edge Of Time
  • Janet E. Morris
  • 18 June 2018

10 thoughts on “ City At The Edge Of Time

  1. A.L. Butcher says:

    Review to follow

  2. C.P. Mandara says:

    Janet Morris is magical because everything she touches turns to gold Already a fan of the Silistra Quartet, I could resist starting this series, and I m so glad I did Every word is absolutely spellbin...

  3. Zoe Saadia says:

    Wonderful, riveting, never a dull moment as we ride with the cavalry of the Sacred Band, exploring long lost ancient worlds, cultures and customs, fighting to keep some of them alive and out of harm, suffering and triumphing along with the valor heroes Wonderful read

  4. Andrew Weston says:

    I m sure we ve all heard the expression, raining cats and dogs That idiom provides a rather apt introduction to our story, for a city of immortals mired on the shores of land, sea and eternity is subjected to a strangely disturbing shower of fish carp to be exact Along with it comes a naked man Nikodemus, also called Stealth, sworn rightman to Tempus, avatar of the storm god Enlil.But how was it Niko arrived in this city at the edge of time under such circumstances Why does his presence I m sure we ve all heard the expression, raining cats and dogs That idiom provides a rather apt introduction to our story, for a city of immortals mired on the shores of land, sea and eternity is subjected to a strangely disturbing shower of fish carp to be exact Along with it comes a naked man Nikodemus, also called Stealth, sworn rightman to Tempus, ava...

  5. Joe Bonadonna says:

    Once again, Janet and Chris Morris have written a novel full of action, suspense, and human drama Every main and major character is fully realized we get inside the heads and hearts of all her characters we understand their motives, sympathize with them, and even have some empathy for them weak This novel is intricately rich in texture , character and human drama Politics and religion play important roles because they are integral to the characters and their city Magic, too, is important, Once again, Janet and Chris Morris have written a novel full of action, suspense, and human drama Every main and major character is fully realized we get inside the heads and hearts of all her characters we understand their motives, sympathize with them, and even have some empathy for them weak This novel is intricately rich in texture , character and human drama Politics and religion play important roles because they are integral to the characters and their city Magic, too, is important, and it s used with a realism I find refreshing Dialogue reveals and defines each and every character it propels the plot and stirs the action Prose is, as always, crisp and lean, stark and elegant The City at the Edge of Time is a city of immortals, an eternal city now stuck in the muck and mire near the sea at the edge of time, where all things end This is a city where death is so unfamiliar, so unknown, that animals slaughtered for a feast must be taken outside the city s wal...

  6. Lorraine Carey says:

    City at the Edge of Time is another addition in Morris s Silistra Quartet Series Our ancient gods have come with a most intense power in this dark fantasy with battles of evil forces and other hybrid immortals Love the fusion here of a real his...

  7. Charles says:

    Not bad, but not nearly as good as the earlier books in the Tempus series, and especially the books and stories tied inclearly to the Sanctuary works.

  8. Tom Barczak says:

    Spellbinding Magic City at the Edge of TimeBy Janet and Chris MorrisNiko, Right Side Companion of Tempus, is a character familiar to me, and one I have enjoyed getting to know over the years in the many books authors Janet and Chris Morris have written about him.Of these, City at the Edge of time has to be my favorite one.Nikodemous is a ch...

  9. Gale Stanley says:

    I love everything Janet Morris writes This was no exception Her novels take me to another place Loved it

  10. Carlton says:

    Entertaining escapist fantasy with characters that we have come to enjoy from the previous books and stories.Great fun

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