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The Firebird's Vengeance (Isavalta #3)

3.75  ·  Rating details ·  318 Ratings  ·  13 Reviews
Magic and the force of destiny propelled Bridget Lederle across the void between worlds, through the Land of Death and Spirit, to the world of Isavalta, where she discovered secrets about herself and her family that had been hidden since before her birth. It seems like only yesterday that a charismatic stranger swept her from her home on the shore of Lake Superior and took ...more
Paperback, 468 pages
Published July 10th 2005 by Tor Books (first published 2004)
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Linda Humby
exellent story and new magic unheard of in other books. I felt much was left unsaid, and wondered if it was not a full, original version of the story. I hope there will be more to follow this amazing story line...
Feb 12, 2017 rated it liked it
Could not get back into the series.
Angela Oliver
Dec 28, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy, owned
Only recently have I started reading entire trilogies in one go, and I think this greatly enhances the experience. This proved to be a satisfying conclusion in many ways, although less than satisfactory in others. Several threads were left hanging - and I cannot help but feel that Zettel intended there to be another book, or perhaps even another trilogy, with Anna as the protagonist. She is, after all, a fascinating character and one that it cannot be easy to let go.

Picking up more-or-less where
Mar 05, 2015 rated it it was ok
Magic is hard. It takes a lot of work. Interesting concept with this series where the sorcerers create spells by weaving, braiding, knotting, etc. Nice idea. The first book in this series contained a surprising twist, no pun intended. Story maintained here, as characters attempt to save their world and fulfill their destiny. However, the characters did not sparkle for me. I'm not a deep reader of the fantasy genre. And I found it a little odd how certain countries within the author's world are o ...more
Oct 25, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A satisfying romp through fantasy lands complete with mythical creatures, mad queens, sorcerers and a slew of plucky heroines. I loved this book although I had to work a little to get an understanding of the world in which it was based. I think I might have read this novel out of order - I don't think it's the first in the series. Looking forward to discovering other books from this authoress.
Jul 10, 2008 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy, z2008
Excellent book with strong, complex characters and an interesting storyline.
Mar 18, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone
Well, I must say I have been impressed by every book in this series so far. The myths are woven together quite nicely.
Lawal Joshua
Rebekah Lockhart
so cool. just loved Anna
Brennan Griffin
Dec 03, 2012 rated it really liked it
Well written, not just the usual swords 'n sorcerors faux medieval setting. And inexpensive on Kindle!
Jun 04, 2008 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy
I didn't like this as much as the first book, but it's still good fantasy.
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Sarah Zettel is the critically acclaimed author of more than twenty novels, spanning the full range of genre fiction. Her debut novel, Reclamation, won the Locus Award for Best First Novel. Her second release, Fool’s War, was a 1997 New York Times Notable Book, and the American Library Association named Playing God one of the Best Books for Young Adults of 1999. Her novel Bitter Angels won the Phi ...more
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