Wednesday, May 4, 2011

"Waiting On" Wednesday - The Diviner by Melanie Rawn

"Waiting On" Wednesday spotlights upcoming releases that everyone's excited about (created by Jill at Breaking The Spine.)


The one book that I absolutely cannot wait to get my pretty little hands on this week is:

The DivinerThe Diviner by Melanie Rawn: Bestselling author Melanie Rawn's triumphant return to high fantasy. The only survivor of royal treachery that eliminates his entire family, Azzad al-Ma'aliq flees to the desert and dedicates himself to vengeance. With the help of the Shagara, a nomadic tribe of powerful magicians, he begins to take his revenge-but at a terrible cost to himself.
It's been 14 years since Melanie's last foray into epic fantasy (The Mageborn Traitor), with only a pair of urban fantasies (Spellbinder & Fire Raiser) to tide us over in the meantime. While The Diviner isn't the long-awaited third entry in the Exiles series, it is the long-promised prequel to her absolutely gorgeous cooperative effort, The Golden Key, written with Jennifer Roberson and Kate Elliott. 
To be honest, I don't care whether it's a sequel, a prequel, or something new - I'm just ecstatic to have one of my favourite women in fantasy back on my bookshelves.

6 comments:

  1. This one sounds like a really good fantasy! I should really check it out :D Nice WoW and Happy Reading!

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  2. This one sounds really good. I've never heard of this series before but it looks like I'll have to check it out.

    Sandy
    My WoW

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  3. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog earlier, new follower here! I really love the high fantasy genre, as long as it is done right! I have not heard of Melanie Rawn but might have to check out what she has written! Thanks for the post, and have a great rest of your week :)

    Lea at LC's Adventures in Libraryland

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  4. Can't say I've ever heard of this author before, but that's why I love Wow - it's the perfect way to discover authors I've never heard of before and as a huge fan of fantasy, I'll definitely be checking this out.

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  5. This looks pretty interesting; might need to pick this up. I would love if you checked out my WoW too!

    Btw, LOVE THE BLOG... I quickly became a NEW follower.

    Looking forward to hearing back from you,
    Cory @ Anti-Drug Reads

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  6. Wow I haven't heard of this author before! Thanks for the heads up!

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