Three short fantasy stories: “Moontide” by Mercedes Lackey; “The Heat of the Moon” by Tanith Lee; and, “Banshee Cries” by C.E. Murphy.
Publisher: Harlequin Luna
Nothing is ever simple in Five Hundred Kingdoms, including kidnapping Persephone. Not when the wrong blonde goddess is stolen by mistake!
Although Kaylin has back in one piece from the West March, she’s fraying under life in the Imperial Palace, a dragon roommate, and now Castle Nightshade’s latent magic is waking.
Ninth in the Chronicles of Elantra fantasy series for Young Adults and revolving around Private Kaylin Neya. This is a complex story with lots of ins and outs. I would seriously recommend starting this series from the beginning with the prequel in Mercedes Lackey’s Harvest Moon: “Cast in Moonlight“, 0.5. My Take It’s the most incredible world that Sagara has created. I’ve never read anything like it, and I’m wanting to re-read it already. It’s magic with what we might consider an elvish race — the Barrani — but with very little similarity. More haughty, I think. While there are usually a greater variety of living beings in Sagara’s series, this installment restricts itself to a couple of humans, a dragon, sentient beings and dreams, and a mention of sorcerers, lion-men, birdmen, and dragonshifters. The story continues on from where we left off in Cast in Peril, 8, with Kaylin trekking to the West March with the Barrani, and she’ll never believe a painter again with those idyllic canvases of lush greens. They left out the bugs! Nor does she believe this forced vacation is a paid one. Even if the Halls of Law insisted she go. It’s tense, terrifying, […]
That egg was lucky, absorbing the blast as it did, but Private Kaylin Neya still has problems with her Dragon roommate, refugees pouring in, and citizens vanishing from Fief Tiamaris.
Seven identical corpses are discovered in the streets of a Dragon’s fief, and Private Kaylin Neya must discover who they were, who killed them and why.
A Hawk with a violent past, Kaylin Neya thought she was prepared for anything, something big breaks through the barriers between worlds and the skies rain blood.
When a group is suspected of causing a tidal wave, Private Kaylin Neya must come to Court where the emperor has commissioned a play to ease racial tensions, and the writer has his own ideas about who should be the focus.
Kaylin’s past puts her under a cloud of suspicions when the city’s oracles warn of brewing unrest in the outer fiefdoms.
A girl in a pool needs help, a mysterious ancient box with no keyhole, holding a great darkness inside is stolen in Elani Street. It’s another day in Private Kaylin Neya’s life.