Bones of the Past (Arhel, #2)
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Bones of the Past (Arhel #2)

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The City of the First Folk was an Archaeological Find -- and a Lurking HorrorNever dig up the bones of the past -- because the past never dies, and it resents being buried.... A tiny band of outcast children.... A young girl marked for sacrifice.... An ancient scholar.... A head-hunting mage.... An insane historian.... And the discovery of a lost city that brings them all...more
Paperback, 318 pages
Published March 1st 1993 by Baen Books
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Laura of Lurking
A fantastic second novel. While this does have a predecessor and some of the events from that have shaped the story, this novel is set several years after the first and has a largely different setting so it could be read as a stand alone.

This novel is largely set in the forests, with tribes who worship trees, monsters, outcasts as well as a few character from the first novel thrown in. it is a great read, and also touches on many social issues that ourselves have. For example each group believe...more
A little slow to start but from around half way through, when all character end up together, really turns interesting.
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I used to read all of Ms. Lisle's books. This was an odd one. The first one was a bit over the top with the man hating. This is was a decent follow up I guess.
Apparently a sequel, but worked as a stand alone novel and I did not know until later that it was a follow up book.
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Holly Lisle has been writing fiction professionally since 1991, when she sold FIRE IN THE MIST, the novel that won her the Compton Crook Award for best first novel. She has to date published more than thirty novels and several comprehensive writing courses. She has just published WARPAINT, the second stand-alone novel in her Cadence Drake series.

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