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The Mage: A Novel of the Sons of Destiny

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

This is an excellent ending to a great saga

Morganen, the last single brother of four sets of twins born two years apart, has observed each of his siblings reach their part of the fulfilling the Curse of Eight Prophecy; at times with his help. In terms of the big Destiny, everything has gone the way it is suppos...
Morganen, the last single brother of four sets of twins born two years apart, has observed each of his siblings reach their part of the fulfilling the Curse of Eight Prophecy; at times with his help. In terms of the big Destiny, everything has gone the way it is supposed to, but the biggest quest is left; his and he knows not one of his siblings or their respective soul mates can help him achieve his destiny and complete the prophecy.

His beloved Hope comes through the portal from the dimension ruled by Queen Kelly. However, what Morg expected about his soulmate proves false. Instead Hope is the Duchess Haupanea of Nightfall, who vanished without a trace two centuries ago. As their enemies try to thwart the siblings from achieving their goal of Nightfall declared a kingdom, Morg knows his beloved is the one weapon the enemy can use to declare their efforts null and void; as she is the Duchess of Nightfall.

This is an excellent ending to a great saga as the key overarching thread that ran through the seven siblings' books reaches a crescendo climax. Jean Johnson proves she is the Mage as romantic fantasy fans will salute one of the best sagas in years and if anyone is as fickle as this reviewer is will ask what next?

Harriet Klausner

posted by harstan on March 11, 2009

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1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Not a fan of this series

I found them all long and tedious. The woman were all too strong for their men. Once they finally come together, it seems the men all take a back seat and have no voice... Wouldn't recommend this series. I was glad when it was over...

posted by flaca55 on July 21, 2009

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  • Posted July 21, 2009

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    Not a fan of this series

    I found them all long and tedious. The woman were all too strong for their men. Once they finally come together, it seems the men all take a back seat and have no voice... Wouldn't recommend this series. I was glad when it was over...

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 21, 2009

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    Poor

    I bought the first book in this series....and took it back. The premise had a lot of promise but, for me, it was unreadable. The characters were poorly drawn, the dialog stilted. After about four pages, I knew I couldn't read the book.

    Because I read a lot of books, I didn't remember the author or the series when the second to the last book came out. They have great covers and this is the type of book I like, so I bought it. After a couple of pages, I recognized the series but I thought I'd give it another chance. A few more pages, and I was done. I hated it. I have now got Jean Johnson's name firmly in my memory as an author who's work I don't care for. I will not be buying one of her books again.

    1 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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