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Sword of Darkness (Lords of Avalon Series #1)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

Terrific romantic fantasy

King Arthur is dead and Morgen has placed amoral Kerrigan of the darkest shadows on the throne of Camelot Kerrigan, more demon than human, a soulless one that the Knights of the Round Table fear. The only hope for the future resides in a peasant Seren, but Morgen reco...
King Arthur is dead and Morgen has placed amoral Kerrigan of the darkest shadows on the throne of Camelot Kerrigan, more demon than human, a soulless one that the Knights of the Round Table fear. The only hope for the future resides in a peasant Seren, but Morgen recognizes she, if allowed to grow, will be the next Merlin and a threat to her rule.----- Kerrigan captures the innocent Seren, who knows what she faces and boldly challenges her jailer even as she concludes that she must use her female charms to seduce Kerrigan in order to escape because wizardry will prove futile. Shockingly her courage and spirit reaches perhaps the last human cell inside Kerrigan¿s heart and to both their amazement the pure Seren and the evil Kerrigan fall in love, a feeling forbidden by Morgen.----- Camelot fans will want to read this terrific romantic fantasy, the Lords of Avalon¿s tale. The exhilarating story line contains a dark ¿villain¿ who has to choose between the redemption of love and the power of evil both very enticing. As always Kinley MacGregor insures the unbelievable seems plausible while also employing humor to enhance an overall dark plot. Fans of the series will appreciate the ¿cat and mouse¿ lead couple as love is the last enchantment either expected between them.----- Harriet Klausner

posted by harstan on December 9, 2008

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1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Early work, Needs Work

I'm sorry; this one just didn't do it for me. I'm a fan of Arthurian legend, but this one just felt a little contrived. I absolutely hated that they'd almost all traveled to the future, and thus felt comfortable with 21st century colloquialisms. I couldn't get my hea...
I'm sorry; this one just didn't do it for me. I'm a fan of Arthurian legend, but this one just felt a little contrived. I absolutely hated that they'd almost all traveled to the future, and thus felt comfortable with 21st century colloquialisms. I couldn't get my head around Merlin being a group of people instead of just one person.

What kept me reading was the main character, Kerrigan. So often the bad guy goes all good, I liked that this one ended a little differently. If you're going to read it, I don't want to ruin the ending, but I don't think I'm going to bother with the next one. There's just better stuff out there.

posted by Xedra77 on April 26, 2009

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2009

    Terrible Book

    Hated it, too hard to follow story line

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 31, 2006

    Not Impressed

    I didn't care for this book at all. I really didn't like being led to believe it was a historical romance when it had sooo much fantasy in the story. Also, in her past books there has been some dialogue that didn't fit the time area, but I was able to deal with it. This book, however, seemed to be unable to decide been time eras in both dialogue and actions.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted June 26, 2011

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    Posted February 8, 2011

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