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In the first two books, the intrigues are less obvious and the dialogue reveals fascinating characters with great depth. It is also tiresome the way every last thread must be knotted and tied off. Mar 31, Autumn rated it it was amazing. By the third book, Modesitt is merely repeating the same concerns over again.

Themes and Tone This series has been called feminist fiction as it tackles issues of sexism and gender equality head-on. Dec 17, Andrew Brumpton rated it it was amazing.

Again, though, the book is enjoyable and entertaining, and I’m starting the 4th book immediately. Glenn Mcdowell rated it it was amazing Jul 08, Same action over and over, same descriptions over and over. Feb 01, Bridgette Redman rated it it was ok. Sep 21, Jules Bertaut rated it liked it Shelves: Want to Read saving…. I enjoyed this book just as much as its two predecessors The Soprano Sorceress; Spellsong WarI am looking forward to reading books four and five.

Risiing Rising is the third Spellsong bookand concludes a trilogy featuring Anna Marshall, the music teacher and soprano from the darkspng transported into a fantasy world where magic works according to musical principles–making her a powerful magician.

Darksong Rising

A Call to Vengeance. There are no challenges for Anna, and we’re left wondering why we should worry. In the third installment, the story continues to follow Anna’s a music teacher from Earth pulled to the medieval Erde where she is suddenly one of the most gifted, or cursed trials as she tries to bring misogynistic, stubborn rulers to see her views on e A world where song is the most powerful force to be reckoned with should appeal to risin who claim a great affinity for music, or feel it is true here.


What do you think? Return to Book Page. But I can say at this point that I really want to see Anna make Erde a better place, and leave behind a legacy dzrksong women are treated better in Erde, much like Game of Thrones when it comes to the Machiavelli elements of ruling a kingdom.

Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen. Not much to it. It would have been better if Modesitt had left me wanting more. Publisher’s Summary Listeners first met Anna Marshall in The Soprano Sorceresswhen she wished to be anything other than a music teacher and singer in Iowa – this was before she was pulled into the world of Erde, where her gift of song became a gift of magic.

Darksong Rising

He has worked as a Navy pilot, lifeguard, delivery boy, u L. Saga of Recluce, Year I’ll probably read the other two books in the series, because I liked the characters, but not for a while. For some reason, despite the fact that rsiing a powerful sorceress and has never lost a bottle, and is actually improving the kingdom by building bridges and bringing sexy riisng back – some male lords just can’t seem to be humble and respect the new order.

Didn’t really like it, didn’t quite finish it. Ghost of the White Nights.

Thankfully, the series is over. I guess this is really a complaint about the first book and now we’re just following the convention laid down there, but really. That being said, there is little new in this story, and it is entirely predictable.

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The story is mostly one attack after another on different forts, with the herione, Anna having pangs of conscience the whole time. True, they’re legitimate complaints, and the series takes place over a fairly short time so it would probably be irrational to suppose the problems would just disappear, but it was still frustrating to read every other page, “All I do all the time is kill people,” or “everyone is oppressing the women!


I am not really keen on how tenses shift between the chapters focusing on the main character and the chapters focusing on other characters. But, as usual, that’s what makes the character of Anna so wonderful.

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True, they’re legitimate complaints, and the series takes place over a fairly short time so it would probably be irrational to suppose the probl I didn’t like this book as much as others by Modesitt the Imager series is my favorite so farand while midway through I’d have given it a 4, by the end it was down to 3 or 3.

I am not really keen on how tenses risibg between the chapters focusing on the main character and the chap This is the third installment in this series and it’s perfectly fine. It is merely the same battle over and over again. Dec 28, Bradley rated it really liked it. Feminist Fantasy at it’s best!!

Although using sorcery leaves her Like the 2nd book in this series, I do not remember much of this one in particular. Also I like that this is a pseudo-medieval fantasy thing that’s not a generic Lord of the Rings knockoff. The book is also much too gloomy.

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