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Blade of Fortriu (Bridei Chronicles 2) by Juliet Marillier
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A fun adventure, 24 Mar 2007
In the second installment of the Bridei chronicles we return to Fortriu in 6th century Scotland, and follow the adventures of king Bridei, his wife Tuala and their royal hostage - Ana. The main focus of the story is on Ana, as she is sent to marry Alpin of Briar Wood in order to secure an alliance which would prevent Alpin's ships from intervening in the upcoming campaign against Dalriada (the Gaels). On her journey she is escorted by the enigmatic Faolan, which provides us with a further glimpse into this intriguing character. Ana and Faolan have some bad luck along the way, and consequently become very close, as Ana saves Faolan's life. Indeed, it seems that this is going to be the "love… Read more
The Dream-Hunter (Dark-Hunter World) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars very disappointed, 11 Mar 2007
I thought this book would be more Dark-Hunter related than other spin offs and ontology's, but I was disabused rather quickly. I must admit I never thought an author of SK's caliber would produce such a badly put together novel, in which there were numerous glaringly obvious editorial mishaps, and a very shaky plot. There seemed to be too many characters that have no reason of being in the plot, they added nothing, and eventually after introducing them they faded away. Some reviewers have commented about this book being another build up to the Acheron book, and I must admit, I agree. Yet, it doesn't build any suspense nor does it feed curiosity about Acheron, all it does is make every other… Read more