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The Moonlight Pegasus

(The Moonlight Pegasus #1)

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Sapphira is a desert world with little plant life, where the people live in the shadows of gray sunlight, sickened by the Dark Plague. To cure the people, the Guardian of Dreams sends the Spirit of Truth to bring the light back into his darkened world. In the form of Pegasus, he enters the world through the pure, innocent dreams of Selene, the reluctant princess and heir-a ...more
Kindle Edition, 519 pages
Published July 7th 2016 (first published August 6th 2007)
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Jessica Belmont
Sep 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
If it’s written by C.S. Johnson, I already know I’m going to love it. The Moonlight Pegasus is no exception! I absolutely love fantasy, and this story took me on a real adventure through beauty and darkness.

The world-building is tremendously brilliant. I felt like I was drawn into the story and I couldn’t put the book down. The characters felt realistic. Each one had a place in this story, and that is one of the things C.S. Johnson does so well. I absolutely love the detail she provides as it ma
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Tazz
Sep 06, 2017 rated it liked it
Wow ... This book was a first for me the length of the chapters and getting to understand the story behind what was going, hence the reason it took me so long to read this book, I did struggle with it in the beginning but afterwards it sort of made sense and got really interesting ..
Jiffy52
May 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow, what a book.

If you like C. S. Lewis Narnia books and his space trilogy books, you will like this story. But there are no talking beavers and no lion, but a pegasus.
Rebecca Brice
Oct 23, 2019 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this book and how the characters develop in the story.
It was also very interesting how C.S. Johnson use a well know story from the Bible to make up this story, but still making it her own.

In all darkness there is light. In life we face setbacks or trails and it is our duty to get through them the best we can. This story show the difference between right (light) and wrong (evil - darkness). This book took me on an amazing fantasy journey and I enjoyed the development of the characters b
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Kim Lo
Sep 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
The Moonlight Pegasus is a story with many faces. Its a story about love, faith, good and evil, war and family. Rightfully so, it also is quite lengthy but surprisingly also manages to keep a pretty good pacing right from the start. The world itself is set on a planet called Sapphira and revolves around kingdoms and the islands surrounding it. There would seem to be a presence of religion in terms of resurrection and faith and belief disguised in a higher entity called The Guardian that watches ...more
Jessica Bronder
Sep 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
Sapphira is a desolate land stuck in the darkness. But the people have not been forgotten and the Spirit of Truth has been sent to help bring the land back into the light. Princess Selene is second in line to the throne with her brother Dorian as king. The land is in turmoil and another rebellion is starting to gather. Everyone expects Selene to bring peace with an arranged marriage. But Selene has eyes for Etoileon, her guardian. Selene holds the fate of Saaphira in her heart.

I have come to enj
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Kimberly
Sep 12, 2019 rated it liked it
The Moonlight Pegasus is a sweet fantasy tale. The author C.S. Johnson weaves a story of intrigue, true love, and the power of dreams in this enchanting tome.

The Moonlight Pegasus is a delightful story that can stand the test of time. The setting is gorgeous with the gray sunlight and the lush gardens of Diamond City. With the Palace sitting on the Table high above the city atop a magnificent waterfall. My senses were tingling just thinking of the landscape.

There are characters to love and char
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Krissy Fee
Nov 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I've been so hooked even when tired I don't want to stop reading. It's different than other Fantasy stories I read and love it. This book shows you even the most beautiful world can even harbor darkness and show how it bring it to light. A beautiful and well told story. This book is truly "Enchanting" If you want to get lost into a book that takes you to another world this is the book for you. I highly recommend this ...more
rudy urick
Aug 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
ickrGood book

It seems good to be able to do a good review! Good and true love always triumph over evil eventually though there may be trials and hard times in the present(just changes thou in there) Rudy Urick
L.Logan Boswell
May 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Great story

Great story of hope and renewal. Well crafted characters and interesting world. Nice change of pace from all powerful magic welders to those of no powers at all.
Katie
Aug 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book held my attention from beginning to end!! Would highly recommend it, and all C.S. Johnson books, to others.
Sara Lawson
Jul 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
CJ has written a delightful story about a princess full of light and love and laughter. Raised by her kind brother, the king, after the death of her parents, Celine knew it would be her duty to marry for the good of the kingdom. A prophecy at her birth foretold this, saying that when she married, the lands would be at peace. That peace however was threatened when an islander seeking revenge for past wrongs threatens to take the kingdom by force, if not allowed to marry the princess. Would this u ...more
Kim  Gregory
Oct 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The Moonlight Pegasus wasn't an easy story for me to get into, but once I did I didn't want to stop. Etoleon and Selene have a very complicated relationship, and the distain that her brother, Dorian, feels for Etoleon doesn't help anything, especially since Dorian is the king of Sapphira.

I did have trouble with the timing of the story. There are very modern ways of travel, even futuristic, phones, tablets, etc... yet it had a medieval feel to the story. War was waged by "knights" in armor yet t
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Liliyana Shadowlyn
Dec 14, 2019 rated it it was ok
Shelves: do-not-recommend
This reads as though it were written for a middle grade reading level, but with heavier themes than you would normally see in middle grade books. It's clunky and very heavy handed, with a lot of tell me and almost no show me. Boring at best. ...more
Dawn Milligan
Nov 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed the journey through this world! Great characters well written and full of surprises great ending! Will check out more works!
The Addicted Bibliophile
Jan 21, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Teens
Recommended to The Addicted by: C.A. Sabol
Shelves: 2017
I was given a free ebook copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

For me this book was one of those slow paced books, I had noticed others gave it a full 5 but I cannot do it with good conscious. This book had a lot of promise, I just feel it was a draft of what could of have been an amazing book. I will give that the story line is pretty unique but I just could not get into it. The characters seemed flat, and not three dimensional. I feel the word play wasn’t there and that the story
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C. S. Johnson is the award-winning, genre-hopping author of several novels, including young adult sci-fi and fantasy adventures such as the Starlight Chronicles series, the Once Upon a Princess saga, and the Divine Space Pirates trilogy. With a gift for sarcasm and an apologetic heart, she currently lives in Atlanta with her family. Find out more at http://www.csjohnson.me. ...more

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