Fool’s Quest – Robin Hobb

The Fitz and the Fool #2 When the Fool returned unexpectedly and near death, Fitz rushed to save him, leaving his daughter in the care of others. Now, he’s paying for that decision. With Robin Hobb’s Rain Wilds Chronicles series, I feared that she had lost her touch. The first book of this new, more adult trilogy, Fool’s Assassin, proved me wrong; it was her best book in some years. This second book in the…

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Fool’s Assassin – Robin Hobb

The Fitz and the Fool #1 FitzChivalry Farseer, former royal assassin, Witted man, and Skill user, has retired. As Tom Badgerlock, a minor landholder, he lives quietly with his long-time love, Lady Molly, raising her children and learning about sheep. When a mysterious messenger arrives and then disappears leaving only blood behind, things start to go wrong. When the failing Chade Fallstar starts calling on his former pupil for favors, they get worse. I liked…

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