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The Falconer by Elizabeth May
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Jul 21, 2014

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bookshelves: first-in-series, fantasy, on-book-shelf

I really rather enjoyed this book and it the series shows great promise. It is a hearty mix of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Karen Marie Monnings Fever series sprinkled with a dash of Gail Carrigers Parasol Protectorate series.

This is really an enjoyable romp through an alternative Victorian Edinburgh and it really is a great story that mixes the Scottish Folklore of the mystical and magical Fae. What happens next, is any ones guess as May has left us on a cliffhanger. I think this was the only downside to the book as I found I had to reread the last couple of pages to grasp what had happened. However, I will be picking up the next book as I thought this was a real promising start to a new name in the genre
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Reading Progress

July 21, 2014 – Shelved
July 21, 2014 – Shelved as: to-read
July 21, 2014 – Shelved as: first-in-series
July 21, 2014 – Shelved as: fantasy
April 12, 2016 – Shelved as: on-book-shelf
July 1, 2016 – Started Reading
July 1, 2016 –
page 41
12.93% "Ok, You have hooked me with your opening. I need to find out more"
July 6, 2016 –
page 163
51.42%
July 7, 2016 –
page 199
62.78% "If Gavin dies I will riot! Though I fear for his safety as he seems too nice to survive this battle"
July 12, 2016 –
page 241
76.03% "Its gotten rather complex and I am wondering what Kiarans link to Ailenna's mother's killer really is."
July 18, 2016 –
page 313
98.74% "Ok, so just got the little epilogue to finish. it seems its all gone to poop"
July 19, 2016 – Finished Reading

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