Empire of the Moghul: The Tainted Throne emperor Akbar, and his son Jahangir is crowned as ruler of the empire. This is the fourth in the Moghul quintet. Editorial Reviews. From Booklist. This is the fourth entry in the Empire of the Moghul historical-adventure series set during the sixteenth and seventeenth. Editorial Reviews. From Booklist. This is the fourth entry in the Empire of the Moghul The Tainted Throne: Empires of the Moghul: Book IV (Empire of the Moghul 4) – Kindle edition by Alex Rutherford. Download it once and read it on your.

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All the books have a common strand, the emotional bond between father-son. Jul 29, Arun Taonted rated it liked it. And several such anecdotes are tightly woven by the authors to keep the plot gripping.

Not a Member Yet? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Before it is too late. Are their sisters dead, destroyed by the men who desired them? It isn’t as good as page turner I expected it to be. Jahangir proves to be one of the weakest of the Emperors which leads to his confusion about who is and is not loyal as his sons fight for power and Jahangir empite his wife Mehrumissa to take up power as she encourages Jahangir to indulge his addiction to wine and opium.

Aware of Telemachus’s growing prowess on the seas, the Romans have imprisoned his enslaved brother Nereus, threatening to execute him unless Telemachus gives himself up. He had many flaws — he was thronr to drinking, was heavily into opium, had no limit fhe his lusts, his short temper, his impatience, his unforgiving hatred and hunger for vengeance against who he thought mistreated him. May 10, Simran Khurana rated it really liked it. Jahangir even requested his father, Akbar,but he refused to break the bethrothal.

Another trend that I am seeing for the past two books is that the books taintsd now divided between the current ruler and the heir.

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Roman soldiering at its very best – even by Scarrow’s high standards’ Sunday Sport. The Tainted Throne is indeed a story of a real life chess game between the knight Khurramthe queen Mehrunissathe king Jahangirand the pawn Shahriyar.


As we know, Shah Jahan proved to be a capable ruler. Empire of the Moghul is a fantastic series for anyone interested in learning more about the great Moghuls. Khurram first defeats Khusrau and then Shahriyar to free his two sons and become the emperor. How did Arjumand and Khurrum become so much in oof Have you learned to be careful of what you wish for?

There’s shocking news to follow. The main relationship in the book is between Jahangir and Mehrunissa. The early life of Khurram Shah-Jahan is well portrayed and ends with how he takes charge of the kingdom. The series is now six books long and each book follows a new Emperor and their various fights for a larger empire and empier succession to the throne.

Such was the intrigue at the Mughal court. He will find the man who destroyed his life. Trusting her too much cost his estranged relation with his favorite and rightful heir of moghul Empire and his life by driving himself into wine and opium world that too provided by her own wife.

To the point that I sometimes skipped through large portions of the battle scene. Oct 21, Karunakaran N. Maybe the author would do better to save pages in these episodes, the next time. This book is about relationships, how does a man of unparallelled power and wealth taitned with sons who want that same thrond and wealth, especially when they become successful?

As usual Rutherford tells his story in a clear engaging fashion, with well told plot builds and hooks to keep the reader engaged and pulled rhrone by the plot. Then one bullet changes everything and Jack wakes up in a military hospital – alone.

Rutherford continues his streak at writing highly readable historic fiction and since the material is the stuff of soap operas, he relishes the subject.

But do take everything with a pinch of salt. Across the treacherous waters of the Adriaticum, rival pirate ships and Roman squadrons battle for control.

The Tainted Throne

The brutal battle for power continues in the fourth book in the epic Eempire of the Moghul series. As Jane and Claire search in their own times for their missing sisters, each uncovers the strange legend of Cold Thursday, and of a family apparently transformed into coyotes. Broken but determined, he sets out on an epic journey across the Confederacy disguised in the grey coat of his one-time enemy.


Want to Read saving…. It kind of gets dreary to read how each soldier fought, how each horse was injured, and how the generals defended the forts. The authors faced a twinted difficult task to create a fitting story to match the famous structure, and I Have you learned to be thhe of what you wish for?

Empire of the Moghul: Just as the heirs of Timur the Great share intelligence, physical strength and utter ruthlessness, they also have a great weakness for wine and opium.

Empire of the Moghul: The Tainted Throne

Keep me logged in on this computer. My son has rebelled against my throne and it is my duty to crush him “said Jahangir while quizzing one of his general about the battlefield. However, once I was through a few pages, I was totally stumped. They contributed to my imagination, and at the same time, made the story way more intriguing. The fourth novel in the Moghul series is the most engaging and riveting out the four so far, complete with a vamp in the Emperor’s wife, vivid battle scenes, love and support.

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I feel this was the best novel in the wonderful series so far. When he conspires the second time, his eyelids are sewn. A puppet king is doing little to calm the hatred of the native tribes.

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