6th out of 40 books — 6 voters
Scimitar's Heir (The Scimitar Seas #3)
by Chris A. Jackson (Goodreads Author)
The sea hath no wrath like a seamage betrayed. Cynthia Flaxal and Feldrin Brelak desperately pursue the mer who have stolen their son. They seek the floating city of Akrotia, forsaken a thousand years ago, which the mer aspire to restore to enchanted glory with the life of their child. And along the way Cynthia must persuade the powerful young pyromage, Edan, to help, not...more
Paperback, 282 pages
Published August 18th 2011 by Dragon Moon Press
(first published August 17th 2011)
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From the first page to the last the suspense is unremitting in this excellent fantasy novel. The third in the series of four novels, Scimitar's Heir never drags or disappoints as middle books in a series can sometimes do. It is a real page-turner, with well-developed characters that the reader cares about and follows with great interest. Chris Jackson places his characters in constant danger, and the reader suffers with them as they face that danger and, sometimes, death. The many twists and tur...more
Chris A. Jackson fell in love with the sea the first time he set eyes on those majestic waves. As a youth, he spent summers working on his father’s fishing boat in Oregon. Trained as a marine biologist, he was sidetracked by a career in biomedical research, but regained his heart and soul in 2009 when he and his wife Anne left the dock aboard a 45-foot sailboat to cruise the Caribbean and write fu...moreMore about Chris A. Jackson...