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The Fire Rose - Mercedes Lackey
The Fire Rose
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San Francisco, 1905: Rosalind, a medieval scholar, is hired by Jason, a powerful sorcerer. Jason's enemy offers to restore Rosalind's family fortune if she will betray Jason. And then the earthquake strikes. . . .
San Francisco, 1905: Rosalind, a medieval scholar, is hired by Jason, a powerful sorcerer. Jason's enemy offers to restore Rosalind's family fortune if she will betray Jason. And then the earthquake strikes. . . .
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780671877507 (067187750X)
Publisher: Baen
Pages no: 433
Edition language: English
Series: Elemental Masters (#1)
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4.5 The Fire Rose by Mercedes Lackey - book review
This, the first, in Ms Lackey's retold faerie tales was an interesting experience when I first read it. With her usual deft characterizations she gave us a whole new story based on the classic Beauty and the Beast. Set in the wild west of the 1800s, I really enjoyed this novel. History was well wo...
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bloodviolet rated it
0.0 The Fire Rose
Stopped this at 25%, lost interest in it but might pick it back up later and read it.
Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it
3.0 The Fire Rose (The Elemental Masters Fairy Tales)
Considered one of the Elemental Masters books, but seems to conflict with canon established in the other tales in small ways. On its own it is enjoyable.
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3.0 The Fire Rose (Elemental Masters Series #1)
A re-worked fairy tale, this one Beauty & the Beast. Enjoyable.
karenf
karenf rated it
I liked Jason and Rose but for me too much of this book took place inside their heads. Whenever they were together or at least interacting it was much more enjoyable. But then there would be pages and pages of introspection, which made this a slower read than most Mercedes Lackey.
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