SHE MUST CHOOSE BETWEEN HER PEOPLE AND HER FREEDOM...Xylara is the Daughter of the Warrior King, Xyron. With her father dead and her incompetent half-brother on the throne, the kingdom is in danger of falling to the warring Firelanders. Before she was old enough for a marriage-of-alliance, Xylara... show more
SHE MUST CHOOSE BETWEEN HER PEOPLE AND HER FREEDOM...Xylara is the Daughter of the Warrior King, Xyron. With her father dead and her incompetent half-brother on the throne, the kingdom is in danger of falling to the warring Firelanders. Before she was old enough for a marriage-of-alliance, Xylara was trained as a healer. She can't usurp her brother or negotiate a peace--but she can heal the brave ones injured in battle.But not only her countrymen are wounded, and Xylara's conscience won't let Firelander warriors die when she can do something to save them. She learns their language and their customs and tries to make them as comfortable as possible, despite their prisoner-of-war status.She never expects that these deeds, done in good faith, would lead to the handsome and mysterious Firelander Warlord demanding her in exchange for a cease-fire. Xylara knows must trade the life she has always known for the well-being of her people, and so she becomes...The Warprize
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: October 31st 2006
Publisher: Tor Paranormal Romance
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Series: Chronicles of the Warlands (#1)
A wonderful example of what a romantic futuristic book can be (this is how it is being marketed). This book also has a very lovely historical romance feel to it. Yet never once does it feel like a bodice ripper. This is a sweet and almost innocent love story. The author will give you just enough nar...
I am surprised about how much I enjoyed this!
Warprize begins with Lara being a dedicated healer to her people, but also to the soldiers that her half-brother, who is king, has taken prisoner. She took an oath to heal all no matter who or what they are. And when her people finally lose the fights, she must sacrifice herself to the enemy in orde...
Warpize is the first book in the series, and books 1-3 could actually be one big book, since there are no breaks between books, it just starts off from where the previous book left off. Now for quite some time I kept putting these books off, but I finally decided I needed to try it. Now after readin...
Someone recommended this book on an "If you liked Jacqueline Carey's Kushiel's Dart" forum. That was literally the worst recommendation ever.Cardboard characters, mundane plot, and romantic cliches all abound in this incredibly ho-hum, stagnant excuse for a story. Most of the book revolves around La...