Where Heroes Were Born by Tom Dumbrell

Where Heroes Were Born

Pillars of Peace #3

Tom Dumbrell

396 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous emotional hopeful fast-paced
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Ten years have passed since the Battle of Highcastle.As Peacehaven's new king takes the country from strength to strength, Fran strikes out on her own in neighbouring Cornesse, where she is the chosen shield to the venerated queen, Mathilde.It see...

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Community Reviews Summary of 28 reviews


adventurous 100%
emotional 91%
hopeful 41%
challenging 33%
dark 33%
tense 33%
inspiring 25%
sad 25%
funny 8%
lighthearted 8%
mysterious 8%


medium 50%
fast 41%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 81% | Character: 9% | Plot: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 18%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 70% | No: 20% | N/A: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 40% | No: 20%

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