Star of the Morning
Darkness covers the north, since the black mage has begun his assault on the kingdom of Neroche. Legend has it that only the two magical swords held by Neroche's king can defeat the mage. Now the fate of the Nine Kingdoms rests in the hands of a woman destined to wield one of those blades... In... show more
Darkness covers the north, since the black mage has begun his assault on the kingdom of Neroche. Legend has it that only the two magical swords held by Neroche's king can defeat the mage. Now the fate of the Nine Kingdoms rests in the hands of a woman destined to wield one of those blades... In this land of dragons and mages, warrior maids and magical swords, nothing is as it seems. And Morgan will find that the magic in her blood brings her troubles she cannot face with a sword-and a love more powerful than she has ever imagined.
Publish date: December 5th 2006
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Series: Nine Kingdoms (#1)
I was so disappointed by this book. I really, really wanted to like it. In fact, I loved the beginning and was immediately drawn into the story. I think one of the problems was that I expected an epic high fantasy with a little romance thrown in. It’s really not.Morgan was a strong, kick-ass heroine...
It's so hard for me to review the books in this series, it's one of my favorites and has been since the first moment I started reading them. The year wait between books was, at times, truly awful...and always worth it. This is the first book, in the first trilogy set in the Nine Kingdoms and it real...
Don't be fooled by the description. This book is actually a romance hidden under a flimsy fantasy-book disguise. I was lured in by the promise of adventure and a fantasy plot, but instead I just got endless pages of slow-building romance. Which is not a bad thing, but definitely not what I expected....
I got pulled out of this old school sword and sorcery, and found I had no urge to go back. Rather than twist my own arm and force it, I'm going to shelve this for now.
I have been having a lot of luck in the bargain books sections lately. Star of the Morning was one I happened across at B&N and couldn't resist. I'm always up for any fantasy books that sound like they are reminiscent of The Lord of The Rings and full of adventure.This book did not disappoint. While...