Paths of Malice by Sylvia Mercedes

246 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous mysterious fast-paced


Poisoned. Trapped. At the mercy of a ghost . . .She can handle this.A month into her competition with Venator Terryn, Ayleth seems no closer to winning the Golden Prince’s trust. Why else would he call Terryn to serve at the castle on some secret ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 75 reviews


adventurous 100%
mysterious 100%
challenging 25%
dark 25%
emotional 25%
tense 25%


medium 50%
slow 25%
fast 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Character: 33%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 100%

Loveable characters?

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

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 100%

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