Title: Broke Stone
Author: Kelly Walker
Length: 394 pages
Publisher: Kelly Walker
Rating: 5 Stars
UNABLE TO AVOID HER DESTINY ANY LONGER, Emariya has become the leader her mother always envisioned. Before she can focus on embracing her gifts to unify her three lands, she must first stop her own land from dissolving into civil war. Spurred by her brother’s devious policies and thirst for power, the people of the Uplands have surged into revolt. If Emariya cannot convince her own people to stand down and follow her, she will never convince her uncle she can lead all three lands. And he’s only given her half a year to do it.
AS SHE TRIES TO WIN HER OWN PEOPLE'S HEARTS, the love of her life, Torian Ahlen begins to lose his mind. While Torian is driven into a dark depression by his visions of Terin, Emariya realizes the only way to bring him back from the brink is to confront her brother once and for all and rescue Torian's sister. Unfortunately, because of the pull of the stones, his sister isn’t sure she wants to be rescued.
IF EMARIYA IS TO HAVE ANY CHANCE AT SAVING TORIAN'S MIND and his sister’s virtue, she will have to go directly to the source, those that bestowed the gifts (or curse) in the first place. But will whoever is waiting at The Cradle Of The Three be willing to help her? Her only chance to get Terin away from Reeve will be to nullify the pull of the Stones, accepting whatever changes that may mean for her and Torian -Goodreads
There is so much to say about this series, as well as the final book. This series is true high fantasy and watching Emariya grow from the wild young lady who roamed the fields of her father's estate to the powerhouse of a Queen that she has become...WOW!
This entire series has set the standard for what great storytelling is very high, and Broken Stone did not disappoint. Emariya manged to shine in this book. Finding ways to fight through her personal battles and the strength to fight the bigger ones for both her people and her love.
Readers will love the final transformation that they witness in this beloved heroine. This is the book where she truly shines.
This series is comparable to ones such as Graceling, His Fair Assassin, and other greats of that caliber.
I am honored as a reviewer to have had the chance to review the complete series.
This is one to own and cherish.