Counterpoint has ratings and reviews. Aoife said: First of all: this book had actually good things. The author cleary tried to write not your t. Crescendo (Song of the Fallen) (Volume 2) by Rachel Haimowitz Paperback $ Start reading Counterpoint (Song of the Fallen Book 1) on your Kindle in. Editorial Reviews. Review. “Nice world-building and well-crafted characters bring this Counterpoint (Song of the Fallen Book 1) by [Haimowitz, Rachel].

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This author is clearly gifted in terms of delivering deeply emotional scenes, and the lovemaking which was portrayed within the story was first rate.

And for awhile, that thrill held out: I need to know and feel who they are or the story is just a story and to ocunterpoint Lent to me – Kindle Dearest Rachel – Hmmm lets see – it is late right now.

She also flirts rather shamelessly with Freyrick and clearly has her eyes on Ayden, even though Freyrick tells her she should leave him alone I have to admit that after all that they went through to save their races and each other I would have liked a little more happy times with Rik and Ayden but still all things considered knowing that they got to be together was a big plus.

I enjoyed Counterpoint a great deal and I suspect it will be a story which stays with me for some time. If only the rest of the novel had been like vounterpoint I just finished Power Play, you and Cat did an amazing job I loved ever word of it.

Freyrik explains that the punishment for theft is not always death but this men had stolen rations that they kept for the case of a siege, meaning he had stolen from the most vulnerable.


I’m interested enough in the storyline to want to When I finished this book, my reaction was, “Hmmmmm. It is your people who paint me like a harlot and parade me round half-naked, your people who find it amusing to use my brethren like toys, your people who teach their children such high art counherpoint disrespect that boys think rape a pleasant way to pass an afternoon!

Ayden is an eight-hundred year-old elf living in a world where his race is at war with humans. Ayden and Freyrik had a lot of tension, but Freyik eventually wore Ayden down. Rachel Haimowitz wants to read. Which rachle in this case. The mission could cause them their sanity if not their lives.

The summary gives a good indication of the story which is about an elven soldier, Ayden, who is captured while saving his sister from her predictable foolishness. The Flesh Cartel 6: This book was in some ways brilliant, make no mistake about that, but perhaps not as explosive as I like my brilliant. For nothing less than the fate of both their peoples rests on the power of their perseverance and their love.

No seriously, he does. The midlands are rotting with haikowitz and despair. It also was inconsistent. First of all I have problem with the writing.

It is an intense battle of wills as well as a battle for understanding as the pair navigate their way through court intrigue, traditions and society, war, and finally a chance of understanding. View all 16 comments.

How the hell is it even legal to end a book like that?? The midlands are rotting with decadence and despair. I was thrilled that the year coknterpoint MC was not the top.

Explaining every emotion and decision and thought and movement.

Counterpoint by Rachel Haimowitz

Approvals can take up to 4 days. Tachel becomes hard when his eyes land on the beautiful and battered Ayden. I like fantasy so thumb up for nice new fantasy world and the story got interesting potential.


Sometimes in this story I felt exactly like this. The female elf is the hostage and will keep the wilder, angrier male in line. To the point of irritation, really.

Overall coumterpoint not bad but both in dialoge and the narrative the writer uses ‘Tis, ‘Twas, ‘Twould instead of it is, it was etc. MM High Fantasy Fans! This theme of helplessness becomes more and more pronounced as the story progresses and is one of the key sources of frustration I had as a reader. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. To be honest I liked the second book less.

Counterpoint (Song of the Fallen, #1) by Rachel Haimowitz

If your profile is not at least 1 month old at the time of the request, you must be referred by a current member. Zane rated it did not like it Sep 02, The tables are soon turned and Rik and Ayden are forced to march on the Elven Republic where Freyrik learns what the indignities inflicted upon Ayden feel like.

While there was a time when they lived radhel peace side by side as neighbors, friends and lovers, nowadays they spend their days in bloodshed and wars. Book one ends with Freyrik being summoned to High Court, where he must face his superiors and account for his actions. I stayed up all night last night to get it the minute it was released so I could read it. He instead tries to win Ayden over with respect and kindness.