Echoes of Betrayal

Echoes of Betrayal

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"This is an excellent series, and Echoes of Betrayal is particularly well done. [Elizabeth Moon] is a consistently entertaining writer, and this book lives up to her standards."-- San Jose Mercury News
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All is not well in the Eight Kingdoms. In Lyonya, King Kieri is about to celebrate marriage to his beloved, the half-elf Arian. But uncanny whispers from the spirits of his ancestors continue to warn of treachery and murder, and a finger of suspicion points in a shocking direction. Meanwhile, in Tsaia, the young king Mikeli grapples with unrest among his own nobility after granting the title and estates of a traitorous magelord to a Verrakaien--who not only possesses the forbidden magic but is a woman. The controversial decision and its consequences put the king's claim to the throne in peril. But even greater danger looms. A dragon's wild offspring are sowing death and destruction, upsetting the ancient balance of power. A collision seems inevitable. Yet when it comes, it will be utterly unexpected--and all the more devastating for it.
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"Fans of epic fantasy . . . should enjoy this series." --Library Journal
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"Rousing action and intriguing plot twists." --Kirkus Reviews

Includes a preview of the next book in the Paladin's Legacy series, Limits of Power
Publisher: New York :, Del Rey,, 2013.
Edition: Del Rey mass market ed.
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780345524188
Characteristics: x, 477 pages :,map ;,18 cm.

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CharlotteReads
Aug 04, 2016

This is a fun, easy read about the world of the Paladin Paksenarrion. It has all the classic fantasy elements: elves, dwarves, double crossings, mysteries & magery - all engaged in the fight between good & evil.

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Suzanne_Library
Sep 15, 2012

A wonderful return to the world of Paksenarrion and Kieri Phelan. My only complaint was that she didn't spend more time with Dorrin and the challenges of her role and her family of evil sorcerers. More! More!

Calmzone1 Mar 25, 2012

Couldn't put it down. Continuation of series. Very multi-character, multi-faceted storyline pulling readers merrily along - I am so glad she has finally returned to Paksenarrion's world. As always, wonderfully developed characters, vividly written world and plotlines you think you can follow - always with a twist :)

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