The Outstretched Shadow
Publish date: November 8th 2003
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 608
Edition language: English
Series: Obsidian Mountain (#1)
"The Outstretched Shadow" is a mixture of excellent plot and mind-numbing exposition that is makes for a maddening read for anyone making it through the book. Authors Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory collaborated in creating interesting and worth-reading characters as well as burying them with page...
I'm a fan of Mercedes Lackey's books by and large, especially her early Valdemar books, and despite her being prolific I've managed to read most of them--this is the weakest book I've read by her, and I'm not sure how much to blame her co-writer, James Mallory. Some of the book's weaknesses are ones...
And Mercedes Lackey once again hits her stride. A great read with some of her regular features including anxty teen. New world.
Two authors and neither of them know English? Maybe I accidentally got my hands on a first draft. (My favorite example of Where Is The Editor is Kellen "mutinously" doing exactly what he's told.)
Watch out because Mercedes Lackey has done it again with book one of the Obsidian Trilogy! Before I start though I got to say that this author needs to be on every fantasy shelf, not becuase she is the best or anything but because her writing is exceptional! She writes like she breaths. Enthralling ...