Review of ‘The Last Priestess’

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The Songmaker, a name only whispered. A ruthless rebel, he’s bringing civil war to the peaceful kingdom of Amaury. The only saviors capable of defeating the Songmaker are Madgwin, tormented by the desire for revenge and Rovann, a loyal mage haunted by his many failures. In order to prevail over their foe, they must ally, and Rovann must defy the king he’s sworn to protect. First, though, they must learn to trust each other.

The Last Priestess by Elizabeth Baxter is a compelling fantasy that looks at the depths of human emotions, as the exigencies of the moment war with inner demons and doubts. Baxter crafts a good story, which is what fantasy fiction should be. Kudos for a fascinating read. Four stars.

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