By Catherine M. Wilson
Winner, 2010 EPIC publication Award for fiction within the Mainstream category.
"The powerful, supple prose on demonstrate in all 3 novels, the intelligence of the plotting, and the skillfully diversified pacing make this a standout trilogy--highly recommended."
--from a assessment via the ancient Novel Society
"Breathtakingly stunning writing … a multi-layered story of such intensity, breadth and perception that it used to be practically a non secular experience…"
--from a evaluate by way of T. T. Thomas on Amazon.com
"…reminds me of Le Guin, of Cecelia Holland, and whatever of Rosemary Sutcliff… It made me suppose as I did while i used to be a toddler studying authors like those… once more i used to be in a mystical place…"
--from a evaluation by means of Charles Ferguson on Amazon.com
"…there’s no ring of strength or sparkling sword of specialness; the magic, just like the tone of the booklet, is quiet. It feels real."
--from a web publication evaluate on livejournal
whilst she was once a toddler, the writer of while ladies have been Warriors fortunately pointed out with all of the male heroes she examine in tales that started, "Once upon a time, a tender guy went out to hunt his fortune." yet she could were extremely joyful to find even one tale like that with a feminine protagonist. in view that she by no means did locate the tale she was once trying to find all these years in the past, she determined to jot down it.
In ebook I of the trilogy, Tamras arrives in Merin’s apartment to start her apprenticeship as a warrior, yet her small stature explanations many, together with Tamras herself, to doubt that she is going to ever develop into a reliable swordswoman. To make concerns worse, the girl Merin assigns her the location of spouse, little greater than a private servant, to a lady who got here to Merin’s condominium, probably out of nowhere, the former iciness, and this stranger desires not anything to do with Tamras.
"…Both women and men of all persuasions appear to love those books... Very infrequent. Bravo, Bravo, Bravo!"
--from a overview by means of T. T. Thomas on Amazon.com
"Think Beowulf--only understandable and with girls."
--from a assessment at the weblog, The Rainbow Reader, via Baxter Clare Trautman, writer of The River Within