Home Literature Stories Movies Games Comics Blogs News Discussion Forum Art Gallery
  Science Fiction and Fantasy News
Esslemont's Stonewielder Prologue and Cover (07-26)
Deals and Deliveries (9!!!) (09-12)
Iron Man: Femmes Fatales by Robert Greenberger (09-12)
Indiana Jones and the Army of the Dead by Steve Pe (09-12)

Official sffworld Reviews
Big Time, The by Fritz Leiber (05-29 - Book)
Rogue Clone by Steven L. Kent (05-25 - Book)
The Blue Blazes by Chuck Wendig (05-21 - Book)
The Wisdom of the Shire by Noble Smith (05-17 - Book)


Author

Site Index

Book Reviews and Comments    Bookmark and Share

Page 1 of 1

Tricksters Queen by Tamora Pierce



(158 ratings)

Submit Review / Comment

More reviews by author
A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

Submitted by Jacob 
(Apr 14, 2005)

Tricksters Queen is one of the best books there are. I loved the detail and suspense. Aly is an amazing character who follows in the cool headedness of her parents. I was just dreaming of how Aly's "Pack" would react when she told them that she was the daughter of Tortall's Champion. I loved the remarks of Nawat and the darking. They made such hilarious comments because of their misunderstanding of humans and their activities. This book receives an 11 out of 10 from me!!!


Submitted by Emma 
(Dec 14, 2004)

I have just spent the last day and a half reading the Trickster's Queen. This book is yet another fantastic success from one of my favourite authors. The way the story continues with the offspring of heroes from previous series is a, I believe, a great idea. We see the heroes mature and grow older but never less heroic and their children grow up to continue on with the great deeds performed by their parents.
Alianne, a strong, determined and also stubborn character takes after her mother in nature but in business its her father’s ability for espionage she inherits.
Set in the Copper isles in the time when the ancient kyprioth prophecy is to be fulfilled, the raka are rising against their Luarin master and they have the queen they waited so long for, it takes all of Aly's skill to keep her wager with the trickster god alive. It is throughout this battle, that Aly also fights personnel problems of her own. The strain of keeping her identity hidden from those she has grown to respect and love and her relationship difficulties with the crow man, Nawat, who is also suffering an identity crisis, are problems that are experience in real life adding to the humanity of the character. The conclusion to this prophecy is not as was first expected, and the dangers and loss associated with the fulfillment comes at a high price.
A stunning sequel to the trickster's choice, that once again tells the story of an amazing heroin finding a place in life to suit herself in order for her to live (I know it’s a cliché but) happily ever after.


Page - 1





Sponsor ads

 

Latest

The Terry Pratchett Anywhere But Here, Anywhen But Now First Novel Prize!
05-31 - News
Stephen King's Joyland UK Promotion
05-30 - News
UK Publisher of Stephen King’s New Novel Unusual Promotion
05-30 - News
Big Time, The by Fritz Leiber
05-29 - Book Review
Rogue Clone by Steven L. Kent
05-25 - Book Review
The Blue Blazes by Chuck Wendig
05-21 - Book Review
The Wisdom of the Shire by Noble Smith
05-17 - Book Review

05-10 - News
The Tyrant's Law by Daniel Abraham
05-04 - Book Review
Galaxy's Edge 1 by Mike Resnick
04-28 - Book Review
Poison by Sarah Pinborough
04-21 - Book Review
Bullington, Beukes and Bacigalupi event
04-19 - News
The City by Stella Gemmell
04-17 - Book Review
Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan
04-15 - Book Review
Tarnished Knight by Jack Campbell
04-09 - Book Review
Frank Hampson: Tomorrow Revisited by Alastair Crompton
04-07 - Book Review
The Forever Knight by John Marco
04-01 - Book Review
Book of Sith - Secrets from the Dark Side by Daniel Wallace
03-31 - Book Review
NOS4R2 by Joe Hill
03-25 - Book Review
Fade to Black by Francis Knight
03-13 - Book Review
The Clone Republic by Steven L. Kent
03-12 - Book Review
The Burn Zone by James K. Decker
03-06 - Book Review
A Conspiracy of Alchemists by Liesel Schwarz
03-04 - Book Review
Blood's Pride by Evie Manieri
02-28 - Book Review
Excerpt: River of Stars by Guy Gavriel Kay
02-27 - Article
Tales of Majipoor by Robert Silverberg
02-24 - Book Review
American Elsewhere by Robert Jackson Bennett
02-20 - Book Review
Evie Manieri Guest Post
02-19 - Article
The Grim Company by Luke Scull
02-17 - Book Review
Red Planet by Robert A. Heinlein
02-11 - Book Review

New Forum Posts




About - Advertising - Contact us - RSS - For Authors & Publishers - Contribute / Submit - Privacy Policy - Community Login
Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use. The contents of this webpage are copyright © 1997-2011 sffworld.com. All Rights Reserved.