Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Kindle Daily Deal: The Raven Ring (80% off!)

Today's KDD: The Raven Ring: A Lyra Novel, by Patricia C. Wrede. Normally $9.99, now $1.99!

80% off, today only!

352 pages.  47 customer reviews, 45 of them four star and above.

Amazon reviewer "thepenmage" says:
The Raven Ring is one of my favorite books. It was the first book I read in the "Shadows over Lyra" novels, and discovered it was a stand-alone book. This can be your first Patricia C. Wrede book, but it will make you want to read more.

In this book from Wrede's acclaimed Lyra fantasy series, a young woman must fight for her life while on a quest to claim a magical family heirloom



Three weeks after Eleret's mother is killed, the messenger arrives with the tragic news. She died far from home, succumbing to wounds sustained in battle, and Eleret must travel to reclaim her belongings. The overland journey to the city of Ciaron is treacherous, but Eleret has no fear. She straps a dagger to her leg and sets off to recover one of her mother's prized possessions: a ring etched with a raven. Though she makes it to Ciaron safely, getting home is another story.
  
Eleret doesn't know what's special about her mother's ring, but someone wanted it badly enough to kill for it. To make it home in one piece, she must unlock the mysteries of the ring her mother died to protect.

Features: text-to-speech, lending, X-ray enabled.

In publication order, this is the fifth in Wrede's Lyra series, but is the second in chronological order.  The first, chronologically, is Caught in Crystal.  Wrede's Wikipedia entry recommends reading in publication order.


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