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The Sacred Lake (Shioni of Sheba #4)

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A journey to Gondar and the Sacred Lake in search of medicine for the stricken King of West Sheba turns into high adventure for Shioni and Princess Annakiya. Stampeding elephants, treacherous kings, a den of lions and the great secrets of the island of Tana Qirqos await!
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P. Zoro
Jun 17, 2014 P. Zoro rated it really liked it
Slave girl Shioni and her owner, Princess Annakiya, embark on a dangerous journey to the Sacred Lake. Their mission is to find a cure for the ailing King – Annakiya’s father. They set off with an interesting and diverse entourage of merchants, warriors, a butterfly-person Aruzella, an imposing General Getu and an obnoxious elephant Shifta.

Starting on a deceptively comical note, the hidden undercurrents of fear and death that haunt the team and the difficulty of the task ahead of them soon become
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Jonathan
Nov 19, 2014 Jonathan rated it it was amazing
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As ever, I love Marc's adventures. Generally, for me, it helps living in the same country in which these adventures are set. The pictures painted in the mind are that bit more vivid as a result. In this particular one, unlike all the other previous Shioni books, The Sacred Lake has a few local legends and customs incorporated in it as well. I must admit I was a bit skeptical about this departure from the formula at first, but it blended in well with the overall story - even when it twists ...more
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