A Woman Worth Ten Coppers
Seer, healer, goddess, slave–she is all these things and more.Yim is a young woman suddenly cast into slavery, a gifted seer with a shocking secret–and a great destiny. Honus is a Sarf, a warrior dedicated to the service of the compassionate goddess Karm. A Sarf’s sole purpose is to serve a holy... show more
Seer, healer, goddess, slave–she is all these things and more.Yim is a young woman suddenly cast into slavery, a gifted seer with a shocking secret–and a great destiny. Honus is a Sarf, a warrior dedicated to the service of the compassionate goddess Karm. A Sarf’s sole purpose is to serve a holy person called a Bearer. But Honus’ s Bearer has been killed by the minions of an evil god known only as the Devourer. Masterless and needing someone to bear his pack, Honus purchases Yim for the price of ten coppers–and their fates are forever entwined.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: October 28th 2008
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 324
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Epic Fantasy
, High Fantasy
, Fantasy Romance
Series: Shadowed Path (#1)
My thoughts:The book had a strange feeling to it, it was not epic fantasy, it felt like fantasy romance, without the romance. Just these hints of romance and feelings.Yim is chosen by the Goddess and she does her best to follow her path. Though she does have these TSTL moments. They travel to a dark...
A Woman Worth Ten Coppers by Morgan Howell is the first book of the Shadowed Path trilogy. I’ve owned this book for quite a while, and finally picked it up. I’m glad I did; it definitely helped fill the fantasy craving I don’t indulge often enough lately!Yim is a really special young seer – she has ...
I loved the Queen of the Orcs series so thought I'd try his next series. This one is good, not as good as the Queen books, but almost. Yim is sent on a quest, and then is kidnapped and sold into slavery. One of Karm's warriors, Honus, buys her to carry his pack. She's one smart-mouthed slave and...
Another book I had to force myself to finish.Passable writing, been-done-before plot, shallow & stereotypical characters.My biggest problems with this book were twofold. 1) That by the middle of the book, I just really truly didn't care one whit for any of the characters. Not the stilted 'hero/warri...