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Codex Alera


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For a thousand years, the people of Alera have united against the aggressive and threatening races that inhabit the world, using their unique bond with the furies - elementals of earth, air, fire, water, and metal. But now, Gaius Sextus, First Lord of Alera, grows old and lacks an heir. Ambitious...


  • Author: Jim Butcher
  • Publish Date: 2005-06-28
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    Reviews/Comments On Codex Alera

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful
    By: Anonymous
    2013-04-15 03:54:30

    Excellent read, may start slow as any series does but once the ball rolls it doesnt stop, had a hard time putting these books away until I finished all 6.

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    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful
    RE: Best Romantic Fantasy Books
    By: Anonymous
    2013-06-24 05:43:38

    This series has all the elements you need in a epic fantasy series. I didn't want to put these books down! I finished this series in record time and immediately went back to read it AGAIN! The romance in this book is not the center of attention...but there are several romances that draw you in and are peppered throughout the books not too sappy - just perfect! For the first time EVER in any series I found I LOVED ALL THE CHARACTERS....even the villains! This is a MUST READ! for fantasy or romance

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    By: Anonymous
    2015-03-07 04:22:35

    Amazing series. I listened to the audio books and finished it in few days and then I replayed some of my favorite chapters again. Its still in my ipod... do not have the heart to delete them all...

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