Kate Elliott is the author of more than twenty novels, including the Spiritwalker trilogy, the Novels of the Jaran, and the Crossroads trilogy. King's Dragon, the first novel in the Crown of Stars series, was a Nebula Award finalist, and The Golden Key (with Melanie Rawn and Jennifer Roberson) was a World Fantasy Award finalist. Kate was born in Iowa, raised in Oregon, and now lives in Hawaii. She invites you to visit her website at kateelliott.com or follow her on Twitter @KateElliottSFF.
Well this book takes the story to a new level. This book is for ages 16 and up to say the least. With murder and higher situations it's not for the faint of heart. At one point towards the end I almost put it down. This could be called The Game of Thrones for teens. All they needed was a dragon or two.
This is a great story with hints of magic. This one picks up right where book one left off and it doesn't end on a cliffhanger. So that was great. All the characters we loved from book one are back. Each are slowing growing into their selves becoming the person they should be.
In this one we see Jes make some very stupid and costly mistakes that I hope in book three she will fully learn not to make them again. As she has seen what happens that people can be killed from your own stupidity.
As for our wonderful Kal I was glad to see him step it up and be a man. He was such a whinny child in book one. In this I think everyone will be happy and a little surprised on what they find.
As for the story I really love where it's going. That this is not just a story about our lovely Jes and her family. But also about those who have been treated like dirt will rise up. How people will rise to take back what is theirs. Because in the end
Efea will rise!
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