Book Review: Queen of Song and Souls by: C.L. Wilson

Queen of Song and Souls
Publisher: Avon
Publish Date: 1 October 2010
Origins: Purchased
Format: Paperback
Series:Tairen Soul Series: Lord of the Fading Lands (1), Lady of Light and Shadows (2), King of Sword and Sky (3), Queen of Song and Souls (4), Crown of Crystal Flame (5)

Two lovers, two hearts, one soul.
Only joined can they be truly complete.
Only joined can they survive the darkness.

The Fey King Rain and his truemate Ellysetta share a passionate love unrivaled in the history of their world—and a forbidden power that made them outcasts from the Fading Lands. As war looms and the evil mages of Eld threaten to rip their world asunder, they must fight to defend the very kingdom and people who reviled them.

Only by trusting completely in their love—and in themselves—can Rain and Ellysetta hope to defeat the gathering forces of Darkness. But it will take more than the strength of their devotion to endure. They must unlock the secrets of the past and find the courage to embrace the dangerous destiny that awaits them. Only they can save their world, but that victory might cost them their lives.

This book was very different than the previous three books in this series. This book was a lot of traveling and the characters discovering new things and setting up for the final battle. This book started in motion many things I think will have major impact on the last book. Also, this book had almost zero naughty bits, which is off for a romance, but I think because there was so much to do and learn it didn't matter that much. Also, sex is probably the last thing you think when you are in a war.

I am still head over heels in love with these characters and am so happy I finally got to this book (the ones I haven't read) finally. I did not enjoy this book as much as the first three, the whole first 3/4ths of the book felt like it dragged for me, I found myself skimming quite often. The drama picks up in the last quarter and I found myself in the familiar dramatic reading position (rocking back and forth with the book as close to my face as I can get it).

The ending is major, I even teared up a little bit. I have come so far with these characters it hurts me when they get hurt. I can't wait to dive into the last story so I can truly find out what happens. I also recommend reading this series in order, they all start almost exactly on each others heels and have very little fill in. 

Copyright The Bibliophilic Book Blog 2009-2010
Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe with Bloglines

1 comment:

  1. I have read the first two books in this series and absolutely loved them. I can't wait to read the rest. This series really surprised me. It's not my usual type of reading. I can't tell you how glad I am that I didn't miss out on it. It is now one of my favorites.


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...