Thursday, April 30, 2009

Fortune and Fate by Sharon Shinn


Romantic Fantasy

Fortune and Fate by Sharon Shinn is the fifth book in the Twelve Houses series and is my favorite. Sharon Shinn writes in a way that makes the reader care about her characters. It is like meeting old friends when characters reappear in each book. Fortune and Fate is about Wen a side character from the first four books. The main characters for pervious books re-appear and play a significant part in the story. Like the other books this is a love story. I love the series and hope that there will be additional books about the Twelve Houses. Reading this series is like a taking a long leisurely stroll with good friends while you catch up with what they have been doing for the last year or so. I am surprised it took me so long to discover books by Sharon Shinn.

Fortune and Fate by Sharon Shinn (www.sharonshinn.net/) was published by ACE (http://us.penguingroup.com/nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,9780441013036,00.html?Mystic_and_Rider_Sharon_Shinn) in 2008.

The books in the Twelve Houses series are:

Mystic and Rider – see my recommendation on March 23, 2009 (http://mixedbookbag.blogspot.com/2009/03/mystic-and-rider-by-sharon-shinn.html)
The Thirteenth House
Dark Moon Defender
Reader and Raelynx
Fortune and Fate

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