The Rose of Sarifal
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The Rose of Sarifal

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Cloaked in mist and layered in magic, the denizens of Moonshae Isles move in secret
circles as capricious rulers vie for power.

High Lady Ordalf wanted her niece, the princess known as the Rose of Sarifal, dead. Instead, the young regent was secreted away by the high lady’s opponents. For years the eladrin queen of Gwynneth Isle has searched for evidence of her niece’s death...more
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Published May 1st 2012 by Wizards of the Coast (first published January 1st 2012)
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Stefan
I was anxiously awaiting the release of The Rose of Sarifal because it was set in my favorite place in the Realms, the Moonshea Isles. The Moonshea Trilogy by Douglas Niles (Darkwalker on Moonshea, Black Wizards, and Darkwell) was the one of the first series written in the Forgotten Realms. Longtime realms readers will recognize names and places from the previous series but will see that some things do not stand the test of time.

Ms. Claiborne gave a unique voice to the realms with The Rose of Sa...more
Repsaj Miehnesor
This book is off the hook. Dude it's ssssssssooooooooo good. I read this shit in one sitting. I am personally friends with Paulina she's a crazy bitch but I love her and her amazing writing
Robert
Disclaimer-If you read the review and feel there is a spoiler in it, please let me know and I will remove that section. Also, if you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask. Thank you.

The Rose of the Sarifal is a stand-alone novel by Paulina Claiborne. The story takes place in the Moonshae Isles which were made popular by Douglas Niles in the late 1980s with the Moonshae Trilogy. While it was nice to look forward to returning to one of my favorite areas in the Forgotten Realms, this book just...more
Matthew
If you’re looking for a D&D/Forgotten Realms novel that is truly different, this is the one for you. Rose of Sarifal is unlike any Realms novel I’ve read before, and probably unlike anything else Wizards of the Coast will publish. The author brings a unique voice to the prose and with it comes a much more lyric story that reminds me more of a dark fairytale than a sword & sorcery novel.

Many readers (myself included) won’t have read the original Forgotten Realms trilogy by Douglas Nile th...more
Matthew
So, I only got to the end of the second chapter before I ditched this, it's so badly written... what do I mean by 'badly written'? The constant grating against my conciousness of 'that's not the word you mean', 'that's badly phrased', 'this scene is poorly presented', 'this character's actions make no sense', 'this is ridiculous'... in other words, it was almost total gibberish.
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