Weaving together the threads that make up my passion for the written word…as an author, editor, and follower of The Word.
Thanks to Lee Duigon, fellow blogger and published author, for the lovely review of Ancient Voices.
I have taken a shine to these books. Ancient Voices: Into the Depths is Book 2 of the Wind Rider Chronicles, the sequel to Journey to Aviad. Regular readers of this blog will know Allison Reid better as “Weavingword.”
Why do I like these books? Let me count the ways.
First and foremost, they are refreshing! Imagine that–a fantasy adventure series without lusty tavern wenches, The Invincible Female Warrior, the brawny barbarian who can copulate all day and then get up and fight a battle, know-it-all elves, crusty-but-benign wizards–I mean, imagine a fantasy populated by characters who are normal people! We don’t even have to suffer through scenes of heroes getting off wisecracks and zingers as they march light-heartedly into mortal peril.
This is downright revolutionary.
And because all these characters are normal, the reader will find it easy to believe in them. I like these folks! I…
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