Tag Archives: political fantasy

Whisper of the Tide – Sarah Tolcser

The sequel to Song of the Current opens with Caro, now captain of her own ship, and Markos, rightful ruler of Akhaia, in a committed relationship.  They continue to strategize how Markos can gain control of his country.  The only … Continue reading

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The Smoke Thieves – Sally Green

The despicable King of Brigant is stirring up trouble with the neighboring kingdoms and employs his son, Boris, do the bulk of his dirty work.  They torture and kill anyone who might interfere.  The King arranges the political marriage of … Continue reading

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Rosemarked – Livia Blackburne

From the publisher: “A healer who cannot be healed . . . When Zivah falls prey to the deadly rose plague, she knows it’s only a matter of time before she fully succumbs. Now she’s destined to live her last … Continue reading

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The Last Namsara – Kristen Ciccarelli

From the publisher:  In the beginning, there was the Namsara: the child of sky and spirit, who carried love and laughter wherever he went. But where there is light, there must be dark—and so there was also the Iskari. The child … Continue reading

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The Stone in the Skull – Elizabeth Bear

The rainy season is beginning, and the omens the rajnis of Sarathai-tia and Ansh-Sahal have received are ominous. Mrithuri’s Wizard has suggested that a marriage could solve her problems. It is a suggestion quickly dismissed. Sayeh is told she should evacuate … Continue reading

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Shimmer and Burn – Mary Taranta

From the publisher, “Faris grew up fighting to survive in the slums of Brindaigel while caring for her sister, Cadence. But when Cadence is caught trying to flee the kingdom and is sold into slavery, Faris reluctantly agrees to a … Continue reading

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Song of the Current – Sarah Tolcser

Caroline has been raised by her father, a wherryman, and has lived her life on the river transporting goods from port to port on board their beloved wherry.  Until pirates destroy many wherry boats searching for a special crate.  Caro’s … Continue reading

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