The Serpent Bride

The Serpent Bride

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The land of Tencendor is no more.But not everyone is dead.Many Icarii survive in the courts abroad, while StarDrifter SunSoar, father to Axis, lives within the corrupt Palace of the First in Coroleas. Not even the Star Dance is as dead as the Icarii Enchanters had believed, for a strange race living in the frozen northern wastes can still hear, and use, the music of the heavens.Other ghosts from the past wait in the shadows. The Skraelings once again gather in the north. Far across the Widowmaker Sea a pyramid broods and plots revenge on those who had once thought to destroy it. To the east, at the edge of the world, an ancient serpent god uncoils, sending an unwilling woman to be the bride of the enigmatic Lord of Elcho Falling.As men, Icarii, ice wraiths and ancient gods gather for war, a legend rises from the dead - Axis SunSoar, come to regain his heritage and the Star Dance, and to battle new dangers across a vast, mysterious land.PRAISE FOR SARA DOUGLASS'breathtaking' Sydney Morning Herald'addictively readable' The Age'a superior adventure fantasy right to the last' Booklist
Publisher: Voyager, 2007
ISBN: 9780732282882
0732282888
9780732282899
9780060882136
Branch Call Number: AF DOUG

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CherylYank
Jul 28, 2010

DarkGlass Mountain - bk. 1

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kimimagination
Oct 11, 2009

An excellent read, the chapters are short and captivate the readers attention.
Sara's characters are interesting and some twists are delightful in the anticipation.
Although, some twists are predictable, there are some that are not anticipated.
Romance and darkness intertwine to sweep the reader away into the characters world. I was spellbound and absorbed.
It is a simple read with intricate plots. The author slips into and out of the lives and doings of the characters and then combines their histories to come to a conclusive ending, leaves you wanting more!

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kimimagination
Oct 11, 2009

"The deity was bronze, it was not capable of moving, but nonetheless StarDrifter thought he felt--or intuited--it snuggling against his body, almost as a small child would."

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kimimagination
Oct 11, 2009

"A strange, but not unpleasing, warm sensation passed through Isbel's fingers and suddenly all the friendliness in Garth's eyes vanished."

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