The Queen Jade: A Novel (Red Lion #1)
The mythical power of a stone
The quest to solve the legend of ... The Queen Jade
For centuries, explorers and scholars of the New World have been captivated by a legend involving the tragic life of a King, a Witch, and a giant blue jade stone whose beauty is intoxicating -- a stone whose possessor is said to be granted a life filled with po...more
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However: I was not all impressed with the actual story overall. Or the characters she created. I thought the writing style was too heavy handed and the plot rather obvious.
An overall alright read. Once they actually get into Guatemala things move along quite a bit better. My biggest problem was that I figured out almost every riddle/mystery chapters ahead of the characters, and not because I was meant to. Instead I had to spend up to 100 pages watching them drop overly obvious clues and then spend two pages explaining ...more
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