From one of the genre's finest writers comes a bold new epic fantasy in which science and magic are locked in a deadly struggle.It is the dawn of a new age... The Industrial Revolution has begun, factories are springing up across the country, and new technologies are transforming in the cities.... show more
From one of the genre's finest writers comes a bold new epic fantasy in which science and magic are locked in a deadly struggle.It is the dawn of a new age... The Industrial Revolution has begun, factories are springing up across the country, and new technologies are transforming in the cities. But the old ways do not die easy.Cat and Bee are part of this revolution. Young women at college, learning of the science that will shape their future and ignorant of the magics that rule their families. But all of that will change when the Cold Mages come for Cat. New dangers lurk around every corner and hidden threats menace her every move. If blood can't be trusted, who can you trust?
Publish date: 2010-09-09
Pages no: 544
Edition language: English
Series: Spiritwalker (#1)
Several years ago, I read this author’s Crossroads trilogy, beginning with Spirit Gate. My memory of it is really fuzzy, but I remember it as being a fairly complex story, with multiple points-of-view and storylines. I also remember that I really enjoyed it, and I’ve wanted to try some of her othe...
Kate Elliott wrote a much ballyhooed series called Crown of Stars years ago that I read with hope that it would be a series and new author I would enjoy. Instead, the story just octopused, growing arms and spreading ink into the water of the story so that there were more and more characters and plo...
this took me forever to finish. the story didn't really pick up for me till I was more than halfway through. I am glad I finished though, and may even read the next book
Cold Magic is a story told in first person by Catherine Hassi Barahal aka ‘Cat” who is a university student interested in science and plodding a long in life. Then Andevai, a powerful cold mage comes to the Barahal home demanding to marry the eldest girl in the household. Cat’s aunt and uncle force...
Here, let me save you some time: Chapter 1 to 6 Cat misses her dead father, so she reads his expedition journals. Cat is cold because they can’t afford heat in the big, drafty house. She is hungry because she missed breakfast. Cat is cold when she runs to school because she forgot her coat, the...