By Elizabeth Moon
NAMED the best BOOKS OF THE 12 months BY KIRKUS REVIEWS
Acclaimed writer Elizabeth Moon spins gripping, richly imagined epic delusion novels that experience earned comparisons to the paintings of such authors as Robin Hobb and Lois McMaster Bujold. during this quantity, Moon’s wonderful masterwork reaches its victorious conclusion.
The mysterious reappearance of magery during the land has been met with suspicion, worry, and violence. within the country of Lyonya, Kieri, the half-elven, half-human king, struggles to stability the competing calls for of his history whereas struggling with a dangerous danger to his rule: evil elves associated indirectly to the rebirth of magic.
in the meantime, within the neighboring nation of Tsaia, a collection of historic artifacts recovered by means of the previous mercenary Dorrin Verrakai may perhaps carry the reply to the riddle of magery’s go back. therefore Dorrin embarks on a deadly quest to come back those relics of a bygone age to their all-but-mythical fatherland. What she encounters there'll swap her in unbelievable ways—and spell doom or salvation for the full world.
Praise for Crown of Renewal
“Mesmerizing . . . [Elizabeth] Moon bargains convincingly learned characters persuasively formed through the extreme richness, intensity and texture of the realm they inhabit. . . . Such is the attract of a really proficient author on the the peak of her powers.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“Elves, demons, warped magicians, old artifacts, time trip, and an agrarian-based society make for an evocative tale. . . . The intensity of every character’s feelings . . . convey the author’s writing power.”—Booklist
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Limits of Power
“Thoughtful and deeply personality pushed, packed with own crises as heartbreaking and hopeful as any dramatic invasion . . . delusion lovers may be overjoyed by means of this striking foray.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Echoes of Betrayal
“This is a superb sequence, and Echoes of Betrayal is quite good performed. [Moon is a] constantly interesting author, and this ebook lives as much as her standards.”—San Jose Mercury News
“Rousing motion and fascinating plot twists.”—Kirkus Reviews
Kings of the North
“Moon’s characters navigate an elaborate maze of alliances and rivalries. . . . shut recognition to army element offers the motion convincing intensity.”—The Star-Ledger
“Her storytelling is as electrifying as ever, and her readers could be overjoyed with this new vista of a well known world.”—Booklist
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