If you enjoy books in the genre of knighthood and chivalry with a transgender element thrown in for good measure, this one is for you. Jade Falconer's Tangled Web is written in the spirit of The Empress Sword, The Prisoners of Gender, and The Misadventures of Ka-Ron the Knight.
This novel is a well-conceived and intricate tale, set in the time of the Middle Ages, about two troubled (star crossed?) people who meet by happenstance and fall deeply in love. Unfortunately, each of them is concealing a deep, dark secret from the other that has the power to destroy their relationship and more. When the secrets are revealed, a dramatic shift occurs and our two lovers are set adrift, having to work through their deepest feelings and preconceptions about how things ought be in order to learn if they can be with each other.
This insightful and thought provoking book tests our concept of who we are and who we can love.
[Reviewed by Samuel]