The story of Kirin, blood magician, scout, mother, bear-killer, "abomination," starts at a relentless pace and never lets up through skirmishes, political turmoil, prejudice, deadly encounters with the Mor, and the challenges of controlling powers she doesn't understand. In alternate chapters, Cook skillfully guides the reader through Kirin's past, growing up in the shadow of her demanding twin sister, haunted by a marriage gone bad and her sister's brutal murder, but empowered by the teachings and the hidden books of wise old Edena.Read the rest of the review here.
Tuesday, September 18, 2007
Blood Magic Review on Theophrast.us
Blood Magic just got its first review over on Chris Howard's writing blog (many thanks for sending it my way, Paula!), and it's a good one! Here's a quote: