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A Mirror of Shadows

3.65  ·  Rating details ·  20 ratings  ·  4 reviews
A Mirror of Shadows Paperback – 1977 by Dorothy Daniels (Author)
Mass Market Paperback, 448 pages
Published 1977 by Warner Books
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Sarah Mac
Wherefore art thou, Victoria Holt? We've got ourselves a genuine goffick turkey.



The premise behind Maeve's insta-love with Joel (and then her secondary lurve for (view spoiler)) was utterly ridiculous. I'm ready & willing to swallow doofy WTFery when it comes to gothic romance -- truly, nobody can love this genre without expecting the occasional plot chuckle -- but the entire plot hinging on Queen Maeve's mirror was daft. Rarely have I read such a pathetic
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Mermarie
It's so damned easy to fulfill a character's entire experience with a mirror to do her courting & all of her decision making for her. It's a sad premise to make the characters & storyline arrive on your doorstep than the characters actually going out into the world to live their lives for themselves.

A no, a resounding NO.
Cindy
Oct 02, 2009 rated it did not like it
I had heard this was a good author but I found the reading repetitive and just above a history romance. I was disappointed.
Stacy
This was a different style from all of the other books that I have read by this author. All the same, it was wonderful. I could not put it down. I also learned a bit of fascinating history while reading it. I'm not exactly sure how to classify its genre, though some label it as gothic romance. I guess it does have some of those elements, but it feels more like something else. The story is about Maeve O'Hanlon, a descendant of Queen Maeve of Ireland. It begins telling of a mirror that is passed o ...more
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