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The Sorcerer King (Faerie Path #3)

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Tania has brought the long-lost Queen Titania back to Faerie from the Mortal World of modern London. But when they cross between the worlds, they find only devastation.

The Sorcerer King of Lyonesse--ancient enemy of the Faerie Court--has been released from his amber prison. As the wicked sorcerer regains his power, King Oberon, Tania's father, is imprisoned and the Faerie
Hardcover, 324 pages
Published January 29th 2008 by Eos
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Oct 26, 2008 Kristi rated it liked it
Rescuing the Queen was easy, now Tania has to save the entire faerie realm. Now they must rescue King Oberon if there is to be any hope of winning the war. He is bound in an amber prison surrounded by bars of Isenmort, which will make his release very difficult, if only they knew where to find him. Tania, Edric and Tania’s two sister Cordelia and Zara set off on a quest to Ynis Maw, the end of the faerie world. They hope to find King Oberon, release him from his prison and join his power with ...more
Jun 13, 2008 Tommi rated it really liked it
Of the three books in the Faerie Path series, I felt this one was the best. There was much more of a fantasy aspect to it than the other two had. Lots of strange creatures, a war, and some death. I also liked that the book allowed young women to be strong and powerful and not helpless.

You must read the first two books to understand what is happening in the third, and although this was the best of the three, the other two are worth reading if only to get to the third installment.
Emily Ruth
Jul 13, 2009 Emily Ruth rated it liked it
I didn't really like this as much as the other Faerie Path books, but I think perhaps it is because I'm getting tired of them. You can only drag something out for so long. Yes, it was good. Sure, it could be exciting in parts. But even though the characters were the same as in the other books, I got tired of them, even annoyed. Tania seemed really blond most of the time. The scenes with her and Edric made me want to cry from annoyance. It was fairly predictable. The language of Tania's sisters ...more
Jacklynn Pragosa
Nov 10, 2016 Jacklynn Pragosa rated it it was amazing
Finished another book and loved it!!! And spent only three days reading it, spending every second I had and trying to avoid putting it down.
Jan 06, 2016 Rebekah rated it really liked it
This book was extremely violent and gory compared to the prior two. More errors as with the previous books in terms of continuity - at one point, Tania and Eden are transformed into rats, and Tania realises that she cannot see the colour red. The book then goes on to describe seven instances of red in the hall, with only one - a dress - that Tania thinks must be red as she sees it as dark blue, though she knows the gown to be scarlet. ...What? There is a lot of cross-country travel, and unlike ...more
Mar 28, 2014 Julie rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Fantasy Lovers
Shelves: reviewed
In this third book to the Faerie Path, Edric, Tania and her sisters, Cordelia, Sancha and Zara re-enter Faerie with there newly found Faerie mother. But when they arrive, they find out that the Sorcerer King of Lyonese is killing every thing in sight and they have to stop it. Unfortunately, they do not have help from their Faerie sister Rathina, who sits by the side of the Sorcerer King. Soon, Tania, Edric, Cordelia and Zara set out for a quest, in order to stop the deadly King and save all of ...more
Apr 13, 2012 Amiee rated it really liked it
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Sep 20, 2009 Debbie rated it really liked it
Shelves: young-adult
Finally finding her mother, the Queen, in the mortal world (The Lost Queen, book 2 of The Faerie Path), Princess Tania, her sisters and boyfriend Edric returned to the Faerie Realm to discover that their father, King Oberon had been taken prisoner. Locked away in an amber sphere wrapped with isenmort (metal bands) and then exiled to Ynis Maw (a tiny, inhospitable, prison island) King Oberon was waiting - for his daughters and the fate of the entire Faerie Realm. Witnessing the destruction that ...more
Christine Marie
Mar 31, 2012 Christine Marie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Fairy, Myth Lovers
Well, that was strange. Let me tell you something here. Two seconds ago, I found out the author of this book is a guy, which (believe me) when you read it you would have never guessed. I can see why he kind of hid that. Probably a weirdo, I'm not sure. Kind of secretive, though he does appear to have a blog.

Anyway, back to the topic. I was reading Princess on the Brink when I was reading this, so it was hard to get into the very slow storyline. You have to be patient with this book because it's
Melissa Robertson
Dec 12, 2010 Melissa Robertson rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
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Once again, Frewin Jones takes you on a mystical, suspenseful ride into the land of Faerie in her third book of THE FAERIE PATH series.

Returning to Faerie with her sisters and long-lost mother, Tania is shocked to find that the Sorcerer King has caused her beloved home to become a rotting and dead mess. The princesses realize that the only way they can beat him is to free their father, Oberon, from the Amber Prison.

And so they embark on the
Mar 17, 2013 Rae added it
Shelves: 2008
This book is the third in the trilogy of The Faerie Path. Faeries are one of my favourite species, along with elves that is, and so I dove right into this book that promised to be full of fun, adventure and a touch of romance. On top of all that, this book is set in the realm of faeries so the adventure is bound to stay fun right? Wrong.

The realm is under attack by the forces of the Sorcerer King. King Oberon is missing. One of his seven daughters is supposedly a traitor and someone's death has
Apr 24, 2009 Julie rated it liked it
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Apr 29, 2010 Victoria rated it it was amazing
I love this book its so sad and so happy it has emotions that all intwine togeather. It has things that I love and stuff that im realy interested in. I was so sad when Zara was killed by Drake that I started to cry. I was so suprised when Rethena was the one how killed Drake. Its like all her love for him was draned away after he killed Zara that she wa able to kill him. How could the Sorcerer King distroy Farie and imprison King Orbon in an amber prison. How could Rethena ever be able to have ...more
Brinlie Clark
Jun 30, 2009 Brinlie Clark rated it it was amazing
I loved it! It was so good.
I imagined when they were facing the sorceror. I imagined music going on and her diging her nails into the palm of her hand while a tears were making it's way down her face through all the grime from battle. As her sisters fell to the ground I imagined all the fear and dispare weighing down along with the loss of Zara. She could the warmth of the tears as they ran down her cheeks and blurred her vision. And I could see it as her sword rang against his and Rathina ran
Sep 10, 2010 Melissa rated it it was amazing
I could not put this third book in the Faerie Path series down! While I really liked the first book as we were introduced to Tania and her past, and the second book was okay as it continued to set up the story that led us to the showdown with the Sorcerer King, this third book was absolutely fabulous as we read about the trials the seven princesses endured to get to the final battle with the evil king. I was utterly entraced from beginning to end.

I think Mr. Jones could have wrapped up the serie
Jun 15, 2011 Pocketsofrain rated it liked it
Shelves: wishlist
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Izzy Pointhex
The story seems promising so far...
But for the first 20% of the book all the main character seemed to do was dismiss the reality to a dream in a really, really annoying way.
The way it's written makes the main character entirely annoying, more so than any other protagonist.
the words seemed fumbled on and sometimes like they are placed in the text as fillers.
I still seem to be reading, I'm curious as to how it will turn out and if the character will grow some sense. The other books have good rati
Mar 16, 2012 Jessica rated it really liked it
Much like it's predecessor, The Sorcerer King picks up where Lost Queen ended. It's hard to pinpoint why, but I liked this one less than the previous two. That's not at all to say that I didn't enjoy it or that it's bad; it's just a less favorite for me. It could be because this one is slightly darker, focusing on fighting a 'bad guy', whereas the first two are really more focused on finding something (or someone) good. It's still a tale of self discovery with a hint of romance- ultimately, this ...more
Jul 04, 2010 Kristen rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy, ya, 2010
This one was more fun than the second one in the series. More action that was actually *action* and not just thrown in for the sake of being there. More showing instead of telling as well. The plot was more complex and interesting, more in line with older readers than grade school or middle school readers. It made me want to rad the next book in the series, which the previous book did not. If I hadn't owned this book I might not have bothered to get it after the 2nd book, but now I am ...more
 Soph - Lock&Key
Ok I have tried and tried, and tried with this book series but I can’t take it anymore! How can something with such a good story line be so boring to read? The first book in this series was ok but I thought it could build up so I gave the second a go............that was a mistake but I gave it one more chance with this one and now I am giving up! I can’t stand the writing style I found myself skimming and skipping paragraphs on pages............ So here is where it ends for me and “the faerie ...more
Aug 28, 2016 Monique rated it liked it
I still love this world of ancient fairy. It is a place that I love to visit when reading this series. All the sisters are amazing characters and I love to see them grow with each book. I would love to read some individual stories about each sister and not just Tania.

My favorite part of the book was the short interaction between Cordelia and Bryn. I really wished this was shown more in the book. Maybe this part will reveal itself in the next book.

The ending was really sad though. I still can't
Sep 06, 2012 Virginia rated it liked it
Shelves: 2012
This was a good adventure (less about the people and their relationships); i esp liked the prep for battle scene, and the battle was well done. It did have a strong LOTR feeling (land, sequence of events, some characters...):S The place names bug me (Prydein is probably supposed to be an homage but it feels like stealing to me, and others seem awkward), and i know this is not the author's fault, but the covers annoy me as they aren't representative of the story at all:(
Jen Bury
May 19, 2011 Jen Bury rated it liked it
Despite the cover, this series is an imaginative telling of two worlds. Through the story we face danger, friendship, love, loss, and heroism. The writing is simple and the story not complex. However, I was entertained enough to keep reading and find out the fate of the characters. The ending was sweet and actually satisfying, though there are a few things unresolved if the author wanted to add more.
Dayna Smith
The third installment in The Faerie Path series. Tania has returned her mother, the Queen Titania, to Faerie, but the Sorcerer King of Lyonesse has captured her father, King Oberon, and imprisoned him on the island of Ynis Maw. Tania and her sisters must rescue their father and raise an army to defeat the evil Sorcerer King, but at what cost? Fans of this series will not be disappointed in this book and will look forward to the next one.
Mar 17, 2016 Aaliyah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Tania, Edric, Cordila, Zara, Satchel, and the Queen must find a way back into Faerie to Defeat Gabriel, Lynosse, and Save The Sorcerer King. Tania wonders how they will save her Faerie Father who's trapped on Yinws Maw, the place of no return. When War Breaks out will they Fight, Run, or Nothing. If they Fight will they Win or Loose, Will they Live or Die, Who will end up Ruling Faerie. Tania, has a lot to do But, she has one more thing to choose wear her home is in Faerie or the Mortal World.
Sarah Lu
May 01, 2011 Sarah Lu rated it really liked it
Wonderful amount of action and adventure in this volume. The trek around the world of Faerie was a real treat, as we can see more of Tania's new world. Superb descriptions, especially during the fight scenes, with the one exception of the final face off with the Sorcerer King. The events seemed a bit murky and difficult to realize. The death of a certain character actually caught me off guard, so kudos for that surprise. Definitely one of my favourites of the series.
Sandra Pulliam
May 03, 2010 Sandra Pulliam rated it liked it
I was not very impressed with this book. It felt very drawn out and I could not get wrapped up in it until the last few chapters. I thought the death of Zara was unnecessary and the war scenes at the end were just to ridiculous. I have liked the others in this series but this one just kept going and going and I even closed the book and went to sleep with only one chapter left. Hopefully the next book will be more exciting and more of a page turner.
Feb 05, 2009 Neaka rated it it was amazing
This was a pretty good book in terms of the plot-line and characters. Almost every character in the book was crucial to the plot, and they were all dynamic and very interesting to read about!!! The story line was also fast-paced and kept me interested. There were also a few twists that helped keep it lively. The Sorcerer King was the perfect mix of teenage angst, fantasy, romance and adventure. I absolutely loved the ending to this wonderful trilogy, and I can't wait to read more by the author!
Mar 13, 2010 Lea rated it really liked it
The third book in the Faerie Path series, The Seventh Daughter (originally called The Sorcerer King in hardcover) takes place back in the Faerie Realm, where the evil Sorcerer King has imprisoned King Oberon and threatens to destroy Faerie forever. Tania, with the help of Edric and her sisters, must find a way to free her father and vanquish the evil Sorcerer King. This book picks up right where book 2 leaves off, so you'll want to read both.
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Sinopsis en Español // Synopsis in Spanish 1 1 Feb 24, 2015 05:58PM  
  • The Light-Bearer's Daughter (The Chronicles of Faerie, #3)
  • Faerie Lord (The Faerie Wars Chronicles, #4)
  • Into the Wildewood (Faire Folk Trilogy #2)
  • Finding Hollywood Nobody (Hollywood Nobody, #2)
  • Faerie Winter (Bones of Faerie, #2)
  • By Venom's Sweet Sting (Hallowmere, #2)
  • Darklight (Wondrous Strange, #2)
  • Sirensong (Faeriewalker, #3)
  • Old Habits (Wicked Lovely, #2.6)
  • Never Ceese (Thirsting for Blood, #1)
  • Rebel (Faery Rebels, #2)
  • Forever Frost (Frost, #2)
  • In the Coils of the Snake (The Hollow Kingdom Trilogy, #3)
  • Wings: A Fairy Tale (Fairy Wings #1)
  • The Fruit of My Lipstick (All About Us, #2)
This author has published under several versions of his name, including Allan Jones, Frewin Jones, and A.F. Jones. He has also published under the pen names Sam Hutton and Steven Saunders.
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Other Books in the Series

Faerie Path (6 books)
  • The Faerie Path (Faerie Path, #1)
  • The Lost Queen (Faerie Path, #2)
  • The Immortal Realm (Faerie Path, #4)
  • The Enchanted Quest (Faerie Path, #5)
  • The Charmed Return (Faerie Path, #6)

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“Cordelia looked at Edric. "Which way will lead to our respite, think you?"
"I don't know, my lady," he admitted.
There was a pause.
"This way," Tania decided, heading off to the left and pulling him with her.
"It's downhill.”
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