View our feature on Anne Bishop’s Shalador's Lady. Return to the "intense...erotic...and imaginative" (Nancy Kress) world of the national bestselling Black Jewels novels in this sequel to The Shadow Queen. For years the Shalador people suffered the cruelties of the corrupt Queens who ruled... show more
View our feature on Anne Bishop’s Shalador's Lady. Return to the "intense...erotic...and imaginative" (Nancy Kress) world of the national bestselling Black Jewels novels in this sequel to The Shadow Queen. For years the Shalador people suffered the cruelties of the corrupt Queens who ruled them, forbidding their traditions, punishing those who dared show defiance, and forcing many more into hiding. Now that their land has been cleansed of tainted Blood, the Rose-Jeweled Queen, Lady Cassidy, makes it her duty to restore it and prove her ability to rule. But even if Lady Cassidy succeeds, other dangers await. For the Black Widows see visions within their tangled webs that something is coming that will change the land-and Lady Cassidy-forever...
Publish date: March 2nd 2010
Pages no: 476
Edition language: English
Nothing remarkable about this one. Like the previous install, it read more like a romance set in the Dark Jewell's world, with some glimpses in the main cast if you "are just here for Godzilla". That said, it does OK, or at least it didn't make me want to throw it against the wall out of the sheer s...
Ogólnie bardzo dobrze odbieram tą pozycję. Każda pozycja z serii „Czarne kamienie” wywoływała u mnie wiele uczuć. Przede wszystkim w każdej z nich znajduje się postać, której bardzo źle życzę bo po prostu mnie denerwuje ;) Tym samym bardzo emocjonalnie podchodzę do tego co się wydarzy, czytając cora...
If you haven't read another novel in Bishop's Dark Jewels universe, this wouldn't be where I'd start. Go read the opening trilogy in the series first, which starts with Daughter of the Blood, since this novel would act as a spoiler, and those are the strongest novels in the series. You'd also want t...
Reread in January 2013. (WHAT. I needed comfort after Memory of Light.)Reread in March 2012.Reread in January 2012.Reread ~ 5 times in 2011.
Plain, non-aristo Cassidy was given one year to restore Dena Nehele, a Territory that had been ruled by twisted Queens for centuries. Their reign of terror is finally at an end, but the scars remain, on the land and on the people. In The Shadow Queen, she created a Court to help her rule and began...
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