Following hard on the heels of Kushiel’s Dart, Jacqueline Carey’s spectacular debut novel, comes Kushiel’s Chosen, the second in the glittering and riveting. Following hard on the heels of Kushiel’s Dart, Jacqueline Carey’s spectacular debut novel, comes Kushiel’s Chosen, a glittering and riveting historical fantasy. Kushiel’s Chosen [Jacqueline Carey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This wonderful novel is a sensuous fantasy of sacrifice and.
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Again, politics takes the forefront as Phedre makes friends and allies from countries throughout the Greek isles and escapes death to find an enduring love. So many new lands, cultures and people in this one. Tragic, beautiful just writing about it has convinced me that I need to reread the trilogy again.
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Set in medieval pseudo-Europe more specifically France, aka in the book Terre D’Angethis book is rich in detail, full of different cultures and languages, and has VERY vivid characters. In order to pursue her quarry she goes back to the seat of the royal family and rededicates herself to the goddess Namaah, thinking that by bedding as many nobles as she could, she might find who conspired and helped Melisande, and might be able to figure out where to find and detain her.
Her indenture, or marque, is sold by the head of her mother’s house into the household of a nobleman who is already r Second astonishing book in the trilogy or quintology? Then the last bit.
Carey constantly impresses me with her ability to effortless manage so many characters. Basically it was the book equivalent of someone quietly holding your hand and telling you about their day just chosne you could listen to the sound of their voice and not worry about the sense of it. Nov 04, The W rated it liked it.
Now that is a women of which even the big boys have to be terrified! In this series View all Book 3. There’s no talk about purity or shame. By the time I’d read pages of this, I want Kushiel’s Chosen was my least favorite of Jacqueline Carey’s trilogy featuring the anguisette Phedre no Delaunay. This book is more intense than Dartpartly because the whole book can be devoted to the main plot and the author doesn’t have to chozen pages introducing the main characters.
I also finally began to understand why, sexually, our heroine is a very special person. Luck in the Shadows. If I had some problems with the pace of book 1 I found book 2 much more refined and with more balance to its different parts at least.
Kushiel’s Chosen by Jacqueline Carey
Seriously, by the end, they realized no reason was good enough either – especially with Phedre’s penchant for getting into trouble. I still loved the story line of the main character, but at times it just seemed to take forever to get the end spot.
Both directly and indirectly, she has blood on her hands. Refresh and try again.
Kushiel’s Chosen (Phèdre’s Trilogy, #2) by Jacqueline Carey
She has a main love interest, but she isn’t monogamous. A people so cursed by the dark sorceries of the t Carey’s prose makes me think of Rothfuss’. Jul 16, Nikki rated it it was amazing Jcaqueline Recommended fantasy series Recommended fantasy trilogies Hidden fantasy book gems Recommended fantasy audiobooks.
I missed some characters.
January Learn how and when to remove this template message. Phedre is a courtesan’s daughter, born to one of the Houses of Night-Blooming Flowers as a result of an illicit union between a merchant’s son and one of the adepts read: She’s 2 for 2 in immensely satisfying endings.
Spiritwalker Kate Elliott 9. By the time I’d read pages of this, I wanted shut Phedre up in La Dolorosa myself just for being annoying!
Steles of the Sky. Furthermore, to serve in the Court of Night-Blooming Flowerscomposed of several Houses, each with their own interpretation of Naamah’s reasons for prostituting herself, is regarded as the highest pinnacle in Naamah’s Service. They also have an intense passion for one another. Phedre agonzies over her attraction kjshiel Melissande. Jacwueline can’t recommend this series enough to the people willing to take a risk on such an original and fascinating storyline.
This series is definitely not intended for the faint of heart, for in addition to occasionally graphic sex scenes there are also pretty graphic torture and killing scenes.
John Mendez I just finished jacquelinr to this audiobook yesterday. The thin line between love and hate that lies between them is perfectly walked. But, when the emotions are real, such beauty and love shine through.
Kushiel’s Chosen picks up where Kushiel’s Dart left off. You have to give it a try!