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The Raie'Chaelia - Melissa Douthit
The Raie'Chaelia
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The Raie'Chaelia, a fantasy adventure with a touch of romance.Story SummaryWhen Chalice sets off for Branbury in the middle of the night with her grandfather's instructions, she has no idea of the dangers that await her. The King's men have destroyed her home village of Canton and she is suddenly... show more
The Raie'Chaelia, a fantasy adventure with a touch of romance.Story SummaryWhen Chalice sets off for Branbury in the middle of the night with her grandfather's instructions, she has no idea of the dangers that await her. The King's men have destroyed her home village of Canton and she is suddenly thrown into a Terravailian world that she does not know. Lost and alone, she is hard pressed to evade the iron grasp of the madman who rules the land. With the help of a friendly Chinuk, an old man, and a book that she discovers along the way, not only does she find true friends and true love, but she also finds her true self and what it means to be the Raie'Chaelia.What People Are Saying"Douthit’s love of words is apparent and her use of language highly inventive. She has a firm grip on believable dialogue."~ Kirkus Reviews"Lively, fast-paced and satisfyingly complex! Can’t wait for the second in the trilogy!"~ Diane Donovan, eBook Reviewer, Midwest Book Review"An exceptional tale with plot twists and turns that cannot be predicted. If you like Eragon, you will like this. It keeps you wanting more."~ Ian Derrick“This was SUCH an epic fantasy. I haven’t read fantasies for a while, and I’m glad to come back to them. I was taken to the worlds of the author’s imagination and I felt that same “childhood” feeling I’ve felt while reading countless fantasy books, such as C.S. Lewis’ and J.R.R. Tolkein. This story was so original! Loved everything about it. I fell in love with the characters, the setting was INCREDIBLE, and the background story was so magical. You immediately get pulled in by the mystery and the curious feeling you get that there’s more to this story…”~ Rabiah, Confessions of a Readaholic“The main character, Chalice, was very likable. I felt like I really knew her, which is always a good thing. The plot, if broken down to the bare bones of it, was rather like Graceling, and Chalice, I thought, was like Katsa when she fought. I found this a good thing, since I loved Graceling and ended up enjoying this book as well. Readers of fantasy will love this story.”~ Rida, Raindrop Reflections“The Raie’Chaelia has a brilliant storyline.  I tried to savor each and every word that came off the page.  The descriptions weren’t too over the top for me.  You could practically imagine almost the whole thing.  The characters were so easy to love.  Chalice quickly earned my respect, with her amazing skill to swiftly take down enemies.  My eyes didn’t even close to blink.  Excuse me as I let them rest for a moment.”~ Suzanne and Lucky, Cup of Tea Reviews“This is a beautifully written story. Melissa Douthit must be a wordsmith! She weaves the language in such a way that the reader is enthralled by the story. This is original and unique in a world where sometimes stories can seem similar. Her world building skills are incredible leaving us with fascinating scenes that come alive from the pages. Her characters are the stuff a person wants to be made of: clever, brave, strong, honorable, driven, loyal, and loving.”~ Beverly, The WormholeAbout the AuthorMelissa Douthit grew up in North County of San Diego, California. After graduating with a Computer Science degree in Southern California, and working for a summer at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in New Mexico, she moved to the Bay Area to work at NASA Ames Research Center for a year and then at Lawrence Livermore National Lab for another four years. From there, she moved to Monterey, California, to work at the Naval Postgraduate School on a government project for two years. She currently lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, working as a software engineer. Since high school, she has been a voracious reader of books of all genres, with an emphasis in fantasy and science fiction.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B00534QD18
Publisher: Lucky Bat Books
Pages no: 420
Edition language: English
Series: Legend of the Raie'Chaelia (#1)
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Diane's Book Blog
Diane's Book Blog rated it
4.0 The Raie'Chaelia
3 1/2 of 5 starsChalice journeys to Brandbury at her grandfather’s instructions. When she arrives, she discovers the town is abandoned. She is reunited with her childhood friend Jeremiah. They set out on a journey to find their family and friends; making some interesting discoveries along the way....
Archer's Asylum
Archer's Asylum rated it
0.5 The Raie'Chaelia
What can I say about this book. Well for one the writing was of such a sloppy amateurish nature that it makes me wonder what else can be published. Honestly if Melissa Douthit can get a book out there... anyone can, it is that poor. The descriptive language of a nature so simplistic that I am at a...
I am an Accidental Librarian
I am an Accidental Librarian rated it
How the Frackity Flux do you pronounce this name. You don't even get a star rating this is going to be minus star rating if thats not possible i'll make it possible. thats for harrassing my friends and my friends friends i'm so glad i'm not gonna waste my precious time on this swine excremint. and i...
Thalia @ Pictures in the Words
Thalia @ Pictures in the Words rated it
1.0 The Raie'Chaelia
This is the first time where I felt like I honestly deserved some type of award for actually finishing. Like…it was that bad.Before I begin this whole review, I just want to make it absolutely clear that I had a copy of this book long before the author drama went down on GoodReads and other websites...
Elly Helcl
Elly Helcl rated it
Okay, I picked up this book when it was free to see what the hooplah is all about.This author is greatly disliked and greatly loved by many...Well, I am going to give the free book a shot and make up my own mind.ETA...Wait, wait, wait...have you ever read something in a book and just said "Whaaaa? E...
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