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Gods Old and Dark (The World Gates #3)

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The spellbinding conclusion to the magnificent epicof fantastic adventure and worlds within worlds.

Live magic has returned to the Earth -- as the demons of every universe gather to destroy it ...

The World Gates offer passage into countless realms, dimensions, and nightmares, changingforever those few with the courage to cross over.Lauren Dane and Molly McColl, two sisterst
Paperback, 336 pages
Published March 30th 2004 by Harper Voyager (first published March 2004)
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Sep 16, 2010 Myridian rated it really liked it
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Jennifer James
I loved the moral ambiguity of the characters. It wasn't a clear "good vs evil" trilogy. I also liked it that I couldn't predict how it would end. Unlike some of the reviewers below, I wasn't disappointed that not all the plot threads were resolved. I remember thinking halfway through this concluding book that if everything were resolved and everything on Earth was just hunky-dory from then on, it would feel really unrealistic and I would be disappointed. I loved how many strong female character ...more
Dec 22, 2008 April-lyn rated it liked it
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This was a disappointing conclusion to the trilogy. It felt rushed, like Holly wasn't sure where to stop her story, so she just picked a point at random and did her best to get the characters there. The character development was spotty; there were a number of threads left dangling and plots never fully explored. A fourth book would have allowed her to tie up the ends and bring the stories to a more satisfying conclusion, I think.
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Feb 22, 2013 Stephanie Void rated it it was amazing
This is one of the best fantasy trilogies I have read. Why? Because of the characters. So rarely do you see protagonists like Lauren: a 30-something adult, with a child and a history. I loved it; so refreshing and different. The story was great as well, and I loved the way magic in this world is used.
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What can be said of Ms. Lisle's story? They are wonderful. This was a great conclusion to this trilogy. Yet I still felt that there could be more. The multiple worlds is great. I love the struggle between evil and good.
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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.

Holly had an ideal childhood for a writer…which is t
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