Title: Taste of Darkness (Healer # 3)
Author: Maria V Snyder
Publication Date: January 2014
Format: E-Book - EPUB
Genre: Fantasy / YA
Source: ARC via NetGalley
Avry knows hardship and
trouble. She fought the plague and survived. She took on King Tohon and
defeated him. But now her heart-mate, Kerrick, is missing, and Avry
fears he's gone forever.
But there's a more immediate threat. The
Skeleton King plots to claim the Fifteen Realms for his own. With
armies in disarray and the dead not staying down, Avry's healing powers
are needed now more than ever.Torn between love and loyalty, Avry must
choose her path carefully. For the future of her world depends on her
decision. (Goodreads Synopsis)
The Healer series has been enjoyable throughout and this final instalment is no exception. The adventures and trials of Avry and Kerrick continue unabated, moving at a good pace towards a thrilling conclusion.
Taste of Darkness brings the series to a satisfying close with excellent plot and character development. It is a fun read that will most certainly appeal to YA Fantasy fans, offering engaging protagonists, epic adventure and the spark needed to distinguish a great story from the wealth of others out there: highly recommended series.