Sword of Ice

Posted 18 April 2022 by Kim in Book Reviews |

Sword of IceSword of Ice and Other Tales of Valdemar
Author: Mercedes Lackey
Series: Tales of Valdemar #1
Published: 1 January 1997
Genres: fantasy
Pages: 350
Source: bought
Format: eBook
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Rating: five-stars
Series Rating: five-stars


the blurb

Filled with magic, intrigue, romance and adventure, Mercedes Lackey's world of Valdemar is one of the most popular domains in fantasy literature. Home to the Heralds and their mysterious horselike Companions, the magical Tayledras Hawk-people, and of course, the powerful gryphons, Valdemar has garnered a devoted global following. Now these 17 new tales by fantasy's greatest authors are sure to add their own chapter to the history of this enchanting land.

my review

The short stories in this anthology are not all by Mercedes Lackey, but by a variety of authors writing within the world. There are characters orginally from the books woven into new stories with new characters. Some of the stories are also a part of mini-series with stories found in other books within the Tales of Valdemar series.

About Mercedes Lackey

Mercedes Lackey is the well known author of the Valdemar books, set in her own world, Velgarth. She has also written in several other universes, including romances for Luna set in the fairy tale ‘five hundred kingdoms’.

Rating Report
Plot
five-stars
Characters
five-stars
Writing
four-half-stars
Pacing
four-stars
Cover
four-stars
Overall: four-half-stars
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