Beguilement (Sharing Knife Series #1)
Publish date: October 13th 2009
Edition language: English
This book was a surprise to me. I wasn't expecting quite as much romance. I think part of that is that a good friend of mine really loved these books and she's not so much of a romance nor a fantasy reader. The first half of the book tells the fantasy tale of Fawn, a young woman farmer, who is run...
Fawn Bluefield spent the night in a barn and she’s a bit road weary for it. She had to leave her family’s farm and now she’s on her way to Glassforge, one of the larger cities, to find work. However, she’s soon swept up in an adventure she didn’t anticipate, one that takes much from her but holds th...
Reading the reviews, the detractors seem to fall into certain categories. Those who were expecting something like her Vorkosigan series and are disappointed it's fantasy. (Hello, it's pretty explicitly marked as fantasy from the description to the cover.) Those who were expecting something like her ...
Far more romance-focused than I expected, but a lovely sweet romance. The magic is interesting and visceral, and equal narrative weight was given to terrifying undead creatures and to the causeway devastation of a confined life. I liked it. I am terribly afraid none of this will end well.
I recently read Bujold’s The Curse of Chalion, the sequel, but I half expect the plot to cover the honeymoon, birth of children, marital counselling, the messy divorce, custody battles…See more reviews at The BiblioSanctum
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