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King's Raven King s Raven is a feast for readers who enjoy history and Faerie legends.Full review in March 2013 issue of InD tale Magazine King s Raven is a feast for readers who enjoy history and Faerie legends.Full review in March 2013 issue of InD tale Magazine I loved the debute novel for this series.i m giving this one a 3.5 for solid writing and Maggie s trademark historical research I m still enoying Ben and Raven, and found Susan Pickering to be a strong and engaging character I had a harder time with the seemingly constant time jumping in this novel It seemed somewhatfrenetic and disconnected than the first novel, so the story seemd less cohesive and I found myself having to constantly concentrate to keep track of things.Still, I m looki I loved the debute novel for this series.i m giving this one a 3.5 for solid writing and Maggie s trademark historical research I m still enoying Ben and Raven, and found Susan Pickering to be a strong and engaging character I had a harder time with the seemingly constant time jumping in this novel It seemed somewhatfrenetic and disconnected than the first novel, so the story seemd less cohesive and I found myself having to constantly concentrate to keep track of things.Still, I m looking forward to The Mermaid Chair King s Raven, the second of Maggie Secara s excellent Harper Errant series, is just as filled with historical detail and fantasy as its predecessor, The Dragon Ring In this case, musician and sometime TV host Ben Harper must help his friend Raven find John Dee s scrying mirror and a few other goodies in order to save not only the world of Faerie where Oberon is dying but also the modern world Throw in an immortal female villain named Perdita, and one with quite a grudge, and you ve got th King s Raven, the second of Maggie Secara s excellent Harper Errant series, is just as filled with historical detail and fantasy as its predecessor, The Dragon Ring In this case, musician and sometime TV host Ben Harper must help his friend Raven find John Dee s scrying mirror and a few other goodies in order to save not only the world of Faerie where Oberon is dying but also the modern world Throw in an immortal female villain named Perdita, and one with quite a grudge, and you ve got the elements of the tale.Visiting Tudor and Victorian London, as well as modern times, throughout the course of the tail, Secara takes her readers through 16th Century streets and the 19th Century Crystal Palace We learn about science and industry of each period, all the while being entertained by a tale of fantasy, music and delight.Secara s work is rich with well developed characters and historical information, all interwoven in plots that delight Her work is most reminiscent of Charles de Lint, and highly enjoyable I enjoyed it, but I m biased. The heart of Faerie is the heart of the worldWhile Oberon, immortal king of Faerie, lies under a terrible curse, the artistic spirit in the world is slipping away The King s Raven would do anything to lift the spell, if only it hadn t also stripped him of his magic and flung him into an iron bound past with a damaged memoryThe only thing that can save them both is sealed inside a riddle wrapped in a puzzle that spans the centuries Even with the help of an Elizabethan magus, a Victorian spinster, and a mad reporter, can mortal musician Ben Harper find Raven in time to solve the riddle, stop a witch, and restore the creative heart of the world


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