View our feature on Douglas Hulick’s Among has been a member of the Kin for years, rubbing elbows with thieves and murderers in the employ. Drothe is a Nose, an informant who finds and takes care of trouble inside the criminal organization he’s a part of. He also smuggles imperial relics on. An exciting new fantasy debut in the underground world of thieves.

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And though I didn’t connect with Drothe right away, he and Kells too, grew on me.

Fights themselves are done very well and rarely our protagonist get out of them easily or without wounds. This is one of those great Well I couldn’t stop reading this book. Almost all of the characters I’ve encountered so far have been pretty mean in general, including the protagonist. Or at the least be happy and accepting of it all.

Tale of the Kin 2 Book Series it was amazing 5. I’m not a writer, but I used to make electric guitars and sold a few over the years I was doing it, but reached a hy where I took on a job for someone which ended up taking 7 years to complete.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The world was vast and the Kin had alot of politics playing behind the scenes like the Grey Princes. Neuromancer Sprawl, 1 by William Gibson. What’s new New posts Latest activity.

Fantasy Book Critic: “Among Thieves” by Douglas Hulick (Reviewed by Robert Thompson)

When there is a problem or suspected problem within the organisation, Drothe is brought in to investigate and clean it up. The religion is based around Angels that are apparently the heirs of the dead gods. August Monthly Challenge. Douglas Hulick aamong said on Twitter that there’s no third book coming in Takes of the Kin. Plot hole Iron Degan and Bronze Degan?


If you like Brent Weeks or Scott Lynch’s work then this is one for you. But now I’ll go inside and waterboard the dude who was torturing the other dude amonng the torturing dude want more money.

Among Thieves

Anything with a soulful guy looking off hulico the distance is somewhat offputting to this man. When it comes to fantasy novels- I’ve picked up my share of dragons flying through the sky, magic users, but never a crime center fantasy. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Return to Book Page.

Douglas Hulick: No Tales of the Kin 3 coming

Please try again later. Well when I first started it I was sure it was going to be at least a 4 star read I want to say “why” it dropped so far.

There are double crosses, chases, and plenty of fighting.

Thank you Fantasy Book Critic. He has a B. Drothe is witty, he is to the point and he is quite happy to tell you when a,ong is pissed off with how things are going. Intrigue and doglas good plot. In addition to all this, Drothe is also a fairly skilled fighter for his small stature and possesses magically enhanced night vision, which gives him an edge in tight situations.

I was really sorry to hear it.

Among Thieves (Tale of the Kin, book 1) by Douglas Hulick

Yes it’s in a fantasy world of swords, daggers, wizards and so on It’s high action stuff, and I liked it. I was almost half way thr Look Depression and anxiety do seem to be common among writers and similar creative types.


He is countered by the unintelligent lieutenant. Surely to get a perfect score the book has to be perfect, and seeing as that is impossible a 5 star rating should never be given.

I will be hunting down the sequel quick smart. We as the readers only see what Drothe sees, know what Drothe knows. We want our heroes to act smart when they are spending all the time between these far too many fights talking smart. Also very pleasingly, the women weren’t different – there are women at the highest levels of the Kin, and nobody remarks on it as in any way odd.

MorganTim LebbonK. He acts with honor in his dealings, tries to prevent war, and works solutions that will make as many people as he can happy. No one steps on Nicco’s turf and therefore he is sure something is going down. Drothe, you clever bastard!

I really loved the pseudo-Byzantine atmosphere and the relics. Drothe is a witty, funny, and likeable character despite the fact his business is usually involves torture and murder.