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The Lost Book of Anggird

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Stodgy Professor Roric Rossony has been asked to find a way to stop the deterioration of the magica, the Vorunne Dominion’s powerful magical force. With the help of his free-spirited assistant, Perarre Tabrano, he begins the most important work of his life – and quickly discovers that long-held truths about the magica might not be true at all.

Driven by the need to find the
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Published October 27th 2013 (first published October 26th 2013)
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Stephanie Barnes
Jul 24, 2014 Stephanie Barnes rated it really liked it

The Lost Book of Anggird quickly introduces the two romantic characters of the book, Perarre Tabrano and Professor Roric Rossony. Perarre is a student at the university, she is a proficient and talented translator and Reader. Her skills lead her to becoming Roric's assistant; she hopes a reference from him would allow her to acquire any job she desired throughout the whole Dominion. Roric is an incredibly respected scholar within the Vorunne Dominion for his research in Balance Theory and althou
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Pauline Ross
This is exactly the sort of book I love: a well-conceived fantasy world with an intriguing magic system; some great characters who behave in a believable way; a plot that’s driven more by the background and characters than the need for relentless action; and a strong, satisfying romance. Why can’t all fantasy be like this?

Let’s start with the characters. Perarre (no, I don’t know how it’s pronounced) is a woman determined to make a success of her career in a male-dominated world. After a wild ph
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Ivan Amberlake
Aug 27, 2014 Ivan Amberlake rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2014
When Perarre Tabrano, a talented translator, gets a chance to work with the eminent Professor Roric Rossony, she has no idea what she’s getting herself into. Her task is to translate restricted books that are supposed to help the Professor to understand why the magica has started deteriorating. As she starts Reading the books, she realizes this knowledge may not only endanger her and Professor’s lives, but also threaten the whole of Vorunne Dominion.

At some point Perarre and Roric realize they a
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L.K. Evans
Nov 11, 2013 L.K. Evans rated it really liked it
Well, let me just start by saying that it's rare for me to give out four stars. The only way to wrangle one out of me is to give me a great character. And I found one in Roric. Also, I received this book free in exchange for an honest review. Now, on to the review.

Let's start with what I struggled with:

First, the hardest part for me in this book was identifying the time period. Honestly, I couldn't tell if it was a middle age or a victorian type culture. The word 'fantasy; usually puts me in the
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H.M. Jones
Apr 17, 2014 H.M. Jones rated it really liked it
*Minor Spoilers*

The Lost Book of Anggird is a very compelling, high fantasy book with elements of romance. I usually like fantasy, though am not normally fond of romance. However, I found myself drawn to the romance of Perrare and Roric. I liked that the romantic interest started out as intellectual camaraderie; it made the couple more on par, and their relationship grows and develops very well throughout the story, in a fairly satisfying way. I was not quite satisfied by Perrare's sometimes tim
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Antonio Simon Jr.
Nov 07, 2013 Antonio Simon Jr. rated it it was amazing
No matter the genre you prefer to read, The Lost Book of Anggird has a little bit of everything and is sure to please.

The story opens with Perarre, a young scholar at the university. She has been selected to a cherry of a research assistant position working with the esteemed professor of magic, Roric Rossony. Positions such as these are hard to come by, especially for women, and Perarre intends to advance her career to the fullest. Unfortunately for her, Professor Roric proves to be a difficult
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Elite Indie
Apr 22, 2014 Elite Indie rated it it was amazing
This character driven book is a diamond. Halland delivers an intricate plot with a collegiate magical twist in The Lost Book of Anggird. Her main female character, Perrare, is a force, strong, smart and witty. She lives in a well established world, that has touches of modernity, touches of old England and touches of high fantasy. She is a complex, well developed character who defies simple explanation. Her love interest, Roric, is, likewise, unique and compelling. Their relationship, scholarship ...more
Shey Wicklund
Nov 12, 2013 Shey Wicklund rated it it was amazing
Shelves: runes-and-magic, 2013
WOW! This book was hard to put down when I started reading it yesterday. I was reluctant to stop before midnight but I had to force myself to get some sleep since I needed to go to work at four o'clock in the morning. I was so engrossed with the story, I couldn't wait to read some more during breaks at work. This is a well-written, well-paced and exciting book that narrates not only the origins of magica but also about friendship, love and its impact to the doubts or fears that people have. ...more
Hiram Webb
Nov 12, 2013 Hiram Webb rated it it was amazing
There’s absolutely no way I can summarize this book better than the author does herself. I will say that this book is unapologetically a fantasy romance, and perhaps I’ve read too many of the wrong kinds of books, but I find it extremely refreshing to find a romance in the fantasy genre that isn’t trying to be something it’s not. With an imaginative setting, highly dynamic and engrossing characters, and a refreshingly uncomplicated yet original magic system, my only real complaint about the book ...more
T.F.
Jan 19, 2014 T.F. rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2013, fantasy
Perarre knows exactly what she wants and doesn’t plan on letting anything get in her way. That’s how I like my characters, strong and focused. Though I did struggle at first to understand her attraction to Roric. It took me a while to warm up to him, but by the end, he was my favorite. I love it when authors make me care for characters I initially struggled to like.
The tension when both Perarre and Roric were declared enemies of the state was fantastic, and that’ when things started to heat up e
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Kyra Halland
Staid and stodgy Professor Roric Rossony's world is rocked by his sexy new assistant, Perarre Tabrano. It's rocked even more when he digs too deeply into old and lost books and finds the last thing he expected! Epic fantasy with a romantic twist. My book, by me :D
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Kyra Halland has always loved fantasy. She has also always loved a good love story. Years ago, as a new stay-at-home mom, she decided to combine those two loves - like chocolate and peanut butter! - by writing the kinds of romantic fantasy novels she wanted to read.

Complicated, honorable heroes; strong, smart, feminine heroines; magic, romance, and adventure; deep emotion mixed with a dash of offb
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