REVIEW: “Assassin’s Creed: Forsaken” (Book 5) by Oliver Bowden

Assassin’s Creed: Forsaken (Book 5), by Oliver Bowden Ace, Copyright December 2012 978-0425261514, Paperback, 464 Pages An extraordinarily meaningful narrative rounded off with an exquisite touch of irony, and executed with an excellence that appeared to transcend that of its predecessors in the Assassin’s Creed book series. The ending to this novel, perfectly engineered and complete with an…

REVIEW: “Assassin’s Creed: Revelations” (Book 4) by Oliver Bowden

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations (Book 4), by Oliver Bowden Ace, Copyright November 2011 978-1937007423, Paperback, 512 Pages Another installment of the interminable Assassin-Templar conflict, and a remarkably fun narrative of purposeful voyages, intriguing puzzles, engrossing political sequences, and a curiously satisfying trace of the philosophical. This narrative featured a moderately thrilling climactic action, and a rather emotive and depressing…

REVIEW: “Assassin’s Creed: the Secret Crusade” (Book 3) by Oliver Bowden

Assassin’s Creed: the Secret Crusade (Book 3), by Oliver Bowden Ace, Copyright June 2011 978-0441020997, Paperback, 464 Pages A marvelous work of fiction, an excellent extension to the Assassin’s Creed book series, and a faithful rendition of the Assassin’s Creed videogame. This narrative is exquisitely rife with betrayal, the theme richly fleshed out in the plot. Climactic sequences…

REVIEW: “Assassin’s Creed: Renaissance” by Oliver Bowden

Assassin’s Creed: Renaissance, by Oliver Bowden Ace, Copyright February 2010 978-0441019298, Paperback, 496 Pages A phenomenally entertaining and engrossing read culminating in a stunningly jaw-dropping and affecting climax and ending. This is a profound narrative of valor, duty, loyalty and resilience set in a captivating world spotlighting the antagonistic factions of the Templars and the Assassins, and which…