"The second of the Chronicles of Siala is as mesmerizing as Shadow Prowler... Again, Pehov's mastery pulls the reader into the story, creating vibrant interpersonal encounters in a believable world."
—Booklist on Shadow Chaser
Praise for Shadow Prowler
“Bestselling Russian author Pehov translates easily in his English fantasy debut…. Protagonist Shadow Harold proves modest and witty enough a narrator to carry the series.”
“Those who like fantasy novels offering ogres, elves, undead creatures, wizards, and the like joined in an epic quest will be delighted…pitched battles are described so well that they seem to unfold before one’s eyes. A first book in a series that piques interest for the others.”
"Toothy, gritty, and relentless. Alexey Pehov sneaks up on you and fascinates with the wry voice of a young Moorcock. Clear space on your shelf—you'll want the whole series."
“The story is engrossing, the characters intriguing and dynamic; there are mysteries galore and the very real sense as we set out that far creepier things are waiting down the road. In short, a book I didn’t want to put down.”
—Chris Claremont, bestselling writer of the X-Men and Wolverine
"Shadow Prowler is a fresh, exuberant take on territory that will be familiar to all fans of classic high fantasy. Alexey Pehov introduces a cast of charming, quirky, unsavory, even loathesome characters in a fast-paced, entertaining adventure."
—Kevin J. Anderson, co-author of the bestselling Dune novels
“[Shadow Harald is] almost like some character out of The Adventures of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser saga by Fritz Leiber. He’s an unlikely sort of hero for a series, which added to my growing interest in The Shadow Prowler…. Shadow Prowler is a very good beginning to Alexey Pehov’s trilogy.”
“A book that most fantasy readers will want to read and explore…. In short, if you like reading fantasy, you’ll love reading this book.”
—Graeme’s Fantasy Book Reviews