Hollow Empire by Sam Hawke

Hollow Empire

Poison Wars #2

Sam Hawke

fiction fantasy adventurous mysterious slow-paced

560 pages | first published 2020


Moving from poison and treachery to war and witchcraft, Sam Hawke's Poison Wars continue with Hollow Empire, a fabulous epic fantasy adventure perfect for fans of Robin Hobb, Naomi Novik, and Scott Lynch.Poison was only the beginning.... The deadl...
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mysterious 90%
adventurous 72%
tense 72%
emotional 45%
dark 27%
challenging 9%
hopeful 9%
reflective 9%
sad 9%


medium 45%
slow 27%
fast 27%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 80% | Plot: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 9%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 12%

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