The Rarkyn's Familiar by Nikky Lee

The Rarkyn's Familiar

The Rarkyn's Familiar #1

Nikky Lee

510 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous mysterious medium-paced


An orphan bent on revenge. A monster searching for freedom. A forbidden pact that binds their fates together. Lyss has heard her father’s screams; smelled the iron-tang of his blood. She’s witnessed his execution. And plotted her rev...

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Community Reviews Summary of 12 reviews


dark 100%
adventurous 83%
hopeful 50%
challenging 33%
emotional 33%
mysterious 33%
reflective 33%
tense 16%


medium 66%
slow 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 33% | Character: 33% | Plot: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 66% | Yes: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 33% | No: 33% | Yes: 33%

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