Naamah's Curse (Moirin Trilogy, #2)
Jacqueline Carey, New York Times bestselling author of the Kushiel's Legacy series, delivers book two in her new lushly imagined trilogy featuring daughter of Alba, Moirin.NAAMAH'S CURSEFar from the land of her birth, Moirin sets out across Tatar territory to find Bao, the proud and virile Ch'in... show more
Jacqueline Carey, New York Times bestselling author of the Kushiel's Legacy series, delivers book two in her new lushly imagined trilogy featuring daughter of Alba, Moirin.NAAMAH'S CURSEFar from the land of her birth, Moirin sets out across Tatar territory to find Bao, the proud and virile Ch'in fighter who holds the missing half of her diadh-anam, the divine soul-spark of her mother's people. After a long ordeal, she not only succeeds, but surrenders to a passion the likes of which she's never known. But the lovers' happiness is short lived, for Bao is entangled in a complication that soon leads to their betrayal.
Publish date: June 14th 2010
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 567
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Epic Fantasy
, High Fantasy
, Adult Fiction
, Alternate History
Series: Moirin's Trilogy (#2)
I loved the original three Kushiel books. I miss those characters--it's the same world, but they're only historical figures in this book. I'm enjoying the tour through this alternate world on it's own terms now--this one featuring it's version of Russia and India. And I like Moirin--not the way I lo...
Kushiel’s Curse continues the adventures of Moirin mac Fainche, now on a quest to find her lover, Bao, who has run off to determine his own fate after their Master Lo sacrificed himself to help Moirin unwittingly bring Bao back to life. Half of Moirin’s soul spark, or diadh-anam, now resides with Ba...
And finished the second. I haven't read the third so this rereadathon is on to refresh details in my mind. Enjoying this series quite a bit.
Moiren hits Mongolia, Siberia and India - some bad times with an orthodox priest, but better times with a Rani and rescuing her bad boy Bao.
8/2011 I wonder if I'm just cranky, but I found this, on my second reading, to be much less enjoyable than the first time through. The Mary Sue aspects of Moirin were really jarring. She's perfect, everyone loves her, she surmounts all obstacles and why? Because she has eyes as green as rushes? Beca...