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The Priestess's Tale

4.2 of 5 stars 4.20  ·  rating details  ·  5 ratings  ·  1 review
The seventh of seven daughters, Sylvana is taken at birth to be raised in the Temple of the Moon Goddess Diana. When she is initiated into the Rites of the Hunt she flees on pain of death because she cannot bear the sacrifice of Actaeon, the Horned One. Protected as Seer and High Priestess in the Temple of Proserpina, she learns through the oracular Book that she has been ...more
Published March 16th 2012 by Smashwords
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Apr 15, 2013 Emily rated it 3 of 5 stars
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I was first drawn to this book by the review on, which glorified the author’s references to major Classical works and the author’s ability to create an exquisitely detailed world. Having now read the tale, I think the review went a bit overboard. First of all, it is too short to be a book. This novella is an imaginative tale set in a mythical world loosely based in Classical and general pagan mythology. It is well-written story and the author did create a relatively detailed world for ...more
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Jun 24, 2012 Alyne Winter rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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