Daughter of the Sun

Author: Lonnie Ezell
Published: 2009
Language: English
Wordcount: 118,207 / 331 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 92
LoC Category: PZ
Audiobook: lonnieezell.com
Downloads: 5,901
Added to site: 2009.12.23
mnybks.net#: 26093
License: by-nc-sa
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The first in the Sundered Breath Trilogy, this exciting fantasy thriller follows Elena—a woman cursed with outlawed magic—as she tries to save her daughter, and the world, from the disastrous manipulations of the Overlord and his son.

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and found the soldiers waiting. The Captain watched her, his brow furrowed. The others whispered among themselves. Panic gripped her again. They should not be here. Not this early.

Smoke drifting on the breeze snapped her out of her reverie. She turned to see thin blue-gray wisps floating out of the rear windows. She ran through the doorway, almost ripping the door from its leather hinges. The dampness of pre-rain mixed with the smoke rising from her mother's box. Small tongues of blue and green flames caressed its sides. She shook her head. She had to learn to control her temper.

Grabbing a bucket of water, she doused the box. Steam billowed out, forcing her to step back. It filled her sight, blocking the rest of the room from view and...

... fires raged, pulled from the beacon fire in the nearby tower to surround the woman standing in the midst of a dozen soldiers. The men danced in and out, searching for an opening to grab her. She stuck her hands in the flame and then pulled them

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Average Rating of 3 from 3 reviews: ***
2012.11.24
some grouch
****.

This is a good book. It\'s only partly incoherent, and if you object to doing a little light editing yourself then why are you reading free stuff?

The writing is better than 90% of what\'s out there, the story is standard but holds your attention (and if you object to that, then why are you reading genre?), the characters are likeable, and if this is the first of a trilogy, then some of the apparent illogic might be explained later.

I would read more by this author, which is a nice change.

2011.03.20
ron hirsch
*....

This is a terrible book. It is largely incoherent and full of grammatical errors. The characters are either stereotypes or utterly unbelievable and much of their dialogue is fake folksy, e.g. I be thinking you be writing rubbish.

2010.04.27
rwst
****.

Much scheming and outdoor action in this Psi-Fantasy novel. I'm not sure if there are such women as emotional as the protagonist. Nothing unusual but it kept me.


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