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Thief of Camorr

Katharine likes to think she’s a Sky Pirate and that takes up most of her time. When she isn’t treasure hunting, she’s writing or playing video games and wishing Doctor Who and Farscape were real.

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Winter Be My Shield
Jo Spurrier
Neil Gaiman
Splashdance Silver (Mocklore Chronicles)
Tansy Rayner Roberts
The Lost World
Arthur Conan Doyle

Heir of Night (Wall of Night 1)

The Heir of Night - Helen Lowe I've given it a month, and now I'm giving up.Though this is not Lowe’s first work, it is her first entry in the fantasy genre. It’s a tale riding on the weight of honour and the demands that must be made when you have promised your life to a certain purpose. Undertones similar to Lord of the Rings are evident, though the naming of things leaves a little to be desired (Raptor of Darkness, darkspawn, then the stark contrast of ‘Yorindesarinen’) and the tropes are heavily in favour of regular fantasy fare.Review continued here: http://sentientonline.net/?p=3474