Skeleton with a Heart

Paperback, 140 pages

Published Jan. 27, 2020 by MC Publishing Inc.

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3 stars

I picked this up because the cover and title caught my eye and hey, Kindle Unlimited means jumping in is free. This was a weird amount of fun.

It's relatively light, though the world-building there is interesting and it's short enough that more world-building world have been too much. In fact, there are a few places where we are fed larger chunks of what is going on all at once, which feels a bit awkward.

The soul of the story, though, is about the characters, and they are genuinely charming.

If you do not like modern language in your fantasy, definitely give this a pass, but I loved the use of it and the dialogue between the characters often made me chuckle.

“How are you whistling?” Aila asked after a few hours.
“I ’unno. Magic?” Anthony shrugged and then went on whistling.

“Are you a familiar knight?” Gunnar asked.
“I …