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It's been an interesting year so far. I've lost both my Moms. My mother died in January after a long decline. Soon after, my Mother-in-Law went in for bypass surgery. While her heart healed, other issues zapped her strength and she died April 22.

I may have challenge update posts but I don't know when I'll be posting regularly or when I'll get to visit everyone who is working on the challenges I'm hosting.

Sunday, January 6, 2013

Finished Reading #7 ... (clean)

 Frozen Prospects
The Guadel Chronicles #1
Dean Murray
Fir'shan Publishing
Jan 2011
260 pages (author said 65,000 words)

author's blog

Children', (12+?)
source: personal library

Grade B+

The invitation to join the secretive Guadel should have been the fulfillment of dreams Va'del didn't even realize he had. When his sponsors are killed in an ambush a short time later, he instead finds his probationary status revoked, and becomes a pawn between various factions inside the Guadel ruling body.

Jain's never known any life but that of a Guadel in training. She'd thought herself reconciled to the idea of a loveless marriage for the good of her people, but meeting Va'del changes everything. Their growing attraction flies against hundreds of years of precedent, but as wide-spread attacks threaten their world, the Guadel have no choice but to use even Jain and Va'del in their fight for survival.

Okay, I only got the book because it was free. I only started it because it fit in with a challenge (key word). I finished it because it was good. I finished it the day I started it because it was fantastic. Totally new world. Magic and mayhem. New love. Cranky people, political people. Danger and triumph.

Challenges this works for:
Read 52 Books in 52 Weeks
Outdo Yourself
Witches and Witchcraft
Monthly Key Word
A to Z
Let Me Count the Ways
Double Dog Dare
An Embarrassment of Riches

purchased before 1-1 so it counts for Double Dog Dare

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