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Windseeker
by Charlotte Boyett-Compo

Category: Fiction / Fantasy
0 pages; ISBN: 1592799701

Rating: 10/10  (Ratings explained)
Reviewer: Harriet Klausner

Review

Windseeker
Charlotte Boyett-Compo
Amber Quill, 2002
ISBN: 1592799701

After torture as a child and not knowing any nurturing outside of cruelty, Prince Conar of Serenia is loved and returns that deepest of feeling to his wife, Princess Anya "Liza" Elizabeth. Before meeting and falling love with Conar, Liza was a member of the Daughters of the Sea. Together they are a formidable team dedicated to the destruction of the Brotherhood of the Domination.

Conar's twin brother Galen wants his sibling dead and Liza by his side. The Brotherhood of the Domination evil sorcerer Kaileel Tohre sees Galen as a pawn to use to regain control of Conar, as he once had when he subjected the lad to his abusive hegemony. He plans to lure Conar back to the Domination’s Great Abbey where he ruled supreme over Conar the child. Liza will serve as bait for Conar will risk his life and his freedom to keep her safe even if it means completing the Rite of Passage to become "One of the Chosen” with the powers of the White and the Black Paths.

The second tale in the “WindLegends” saga is a fantastic fantasy that as with the first tale, WINDKEEPER, the story line is character driven with an intriguing triangle. Liza and Kaileel “compete” for the “affection” of Conar while Galen wants him dead as he covets his sibling’s relationships with the two of them. It is the love-hate that Kaileel and the hate that Galen bring to the plot that turns WINDSEEKER into a unique fabulous tale that can stand alone, but it would behoove the audience to start with the excellent WINDKEEPER to understand the fab four even better.

Harriet Klausner

 

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