Mistress of the Wind
Bjorn needs to find a very special woman . . . The fate of his people, and his own life, depends on it. But when he does find her, she is nothing like he imagined, and may just harbor more secrets than he does himself. Astrid has never taken well to commands. No matter who issues them . . . ... show more
Bjorn needs to find a very special woman . . .
The fate of his people, and his own life, depends on it. But when he does find her, she is nothing like he imagined, and may just harbor more secrets than he does himself.
Astrid has never taken well to commands. No matter who issues them . . .
She's clashed her whole life with her father, and now her lover, the mysterious man who comes to her bedroom in darkness and disappears to guard his mountain by day as a bear, is finding it out the hard way. And when he's taken by his enemies, no one is prepared for Astrid's response.
It is never wise to anger the mistress of the wind . . .
A captivating and magical adult retelling of the fairy tale East of the Sun, West of the Moon.
Publish date: December 19th 2013
Publisher: Michelle Diener
Pages no: 342
Edition language: English
***ARC received through Netgalley***review to come
The beginning of this was exactly what I look for in a fairytale retelling. It was whimsical and enchanting. The story also stayed very true to the original legend. It’s based on the Norwegian folk tale of East of the Sun and West of the Moon. Basically a prince’s stepmother turns him into a bear...
3.5/5I love books based on fairy tales, and Mistress of The Wind was not an exception. It's sweet, lovely and airy. There are no surprises and you don't have to guess how it ends. You just know.I would have loved a different, deeper and more detailed story, but Michelle Diener preferred to stay true...
Mistress of the Wind is the second book I've read by Michelle Diener and it was another amazing read for me. Now, I haven't read the original tale so I have no idea how close the stories are but this is a beautiful book in its own right either way.The book follows Bjorn, the demi-god son of a Vanir ...