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Title: Thraxas at War
Author: Martin Scott
Rating: 3.5 of 5 Stars
Format: Kindle digital edition
While the war council for Turai is in session, a Senator is murdered and Lodius is the main suspect. Lodius' wife hires Thraxas to prove his innocence. Thraxas reluctantly takes the case. The orcs pull a sneak attack on Turai with the help of a traitor and while the city survives, no allies are going to be able to help for months.
Thraxas solves the case but it is completely overshadowed by the traitor and the war. Ends with Turai under siege.
This really sucked me in. A lot of the time the "mystery" doesn't do much for me and I just swing along for the ride. But for whatever reason, this time around, it just sucked me in.
The war story is bigger than one book so while this is the start, it doesn't conclude anything or even really continue. I guess I'll have to read the next book or 3 to finish that.