Heart of Briar (The Portals #1)
Publish date: July 30th 2013
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: The Portals (#1)
An interesting and promising start in this first book of the "Portals" duology by author Laura Anne Gilman. Unlike what the cover may indicate, this is not a YA book. The characters are in their thirties, with established life's and relationships. Jan and Tyler have been together for four months...
Reminiscent of Charles de Lint, without the musicians and artists and sprawl.
Calling this story a retelling of Tam Lin doesn't do it justice. Gilman has taken the bones of the story and reassembled it entirely, restrung it with strength and ferocity and drive outside that pale relationship between a woman and her lost lover. Janny's journey starts to find Tyler, but ultimate...
I love Laura Anne Gilman's novels, so when I saw this one at Netgalley, I requested it on the spot. After reading it, I am glad I did. Mostly. I had one big issue with it.This is the first book in the Portals duology, which isn't set in the Cosa Nostradamus world. No, this is a world filled with ten...
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