Samara’s Peril

Title: Samara’s Peril (Ilyon Chronicles, Book Three)

Author: Jaye L. Knight

Genre: Fantasy

Publisher: Living Sword Publishing

Pages: 519

Available: Amazon and the author’s website


samara's perilWhen news arrives that Emperor Daican has been in contact with his chief war strategist, it signals potential doom for the country of Samara. Determined to intervene, the resistance in Landale, headed by Lady Anne, embark on a covert mission in hopes of unearthing further information. However, a shocking discovery leads to complications no one could have foreseen.

Armed with their newfound knowledge, they set out for Samara to warn the king. War is inevitable, and they must face two desperate battles—one on the walls of Samara’s great stronghold, and the other on the battlefield of Jace’s heart, where victory might only be achievable through great sacrifice.


Positive Elements:

There is a strong pro-life message.

Negative Elements:


Spiritual Elements:

Characters pray and are encouraged to pray; there is a strong salvation message; sacrifices are made; the Bible is quoted.


A character’s past is mentioned; a man trips and falls on his own knife; it is mentioned that a woman was molested (no details are given); a girl is beat up; there is an attempted rape (gets no further than implying the action); characters get in fights; a character is tortured; a character sacrifices Himself for another; characters are injured in battle.


Characters kiss; a character is falsely accused of attempted rape.


5 Stars.


The continuation of an epic series, Samara’s Peril is filled with emotion, faith, heartbreak, action, and dragons. I love Jace’s journey, and the rawness with with a certain redemption scene is wrought is nothing short of masterful. Samara’s Peril is a book that sticks with you long after you’ve read the last page.


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