146th out of 157 books — 102 voters
The Sharp Edge of Memory
by Herb Mallette (Goodreads Author)
Avelia Warbler wakes from two years of magical healing with a price on her head and the minions of a bloodthirsty cult dogging her heels. The world has changed while she slept, and that sleep has changed her as well. Now a sixty-year-old woman in a twenty-year-old body, she must dodge assassins, bounty hunters, and the ghosts of her own past on her way to a sorcerous labyr...more
Kindle Edition, 400 pages
Published December 22nd 2011
(first published December 21st 2011)
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As I was prepping this one for publication, I was reminded how extraordinary some of the characters and scenes are. It's a story about heroism, so if you prefer morally ambiguous protagonists, you should probably lop a couple of stars off my rating. But if you like your fantasy to be both thoughtful and exciting, this is more than worth checking out.
I truly enjoyed this story! It was a fun adventure with excellently developed characters and I could not put it down. I finished and immediately ordered the third in the series on my Kindle. It is a fun read and a well-crafted story. You should check the series out!