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The Shapeshifters: The Kiesha'ra of the Den of Shadows

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

A fantastic series from my favorite author!

I've been a Rhodes fan for 10 years now, and she has never disapointed me. I must start by saying some of the criticism I've read here is bogus. Most people agree that Hawksong and Snakecharm were the best two of the series, yes I must agree, where I dont agree is that ...
I've been a Rhodes fan for 10 years now, and she has never disapointed me. I must start by saying some of the criticism I've read here is bogus. Most people agree that Hawksong and Snakecharm were the best two of the series, yes I must agree, where I dont agree is that the other books were bad by any means, they were all amazing and keep you wondering whats next almost constantly! Love the anticipation here in each novel. People say falcondance was not necessary to the series?? WRONG! Falcondance delves into the history if everything, you learn the roots of the avian serpiente war, why the falcons are feared so much and it has you fearing throughout the remainder of the series if the falcons will simply kill everyone you grew to love. Wolfcry had even wose criticism... again wolfcry was a major part of the series, Oliza falling in love with a woman, especially one who wasnt avian or serpiente was certainly the safest case scenario here, it was a blessing, we learn that if oliza bears a child its magic would make the child go mad and kill her.. is that what you critics would have preferred? Oliza to have a child that destroys all of wyverns court? Even if oliza didnt bear children with her male mate she could never choose an avian or serpiente, it would have started the war from hawksong all over again. The only part of wolfcry I can critic is that zane and danica, beloved from the first two seem to have a lack of understanding of their daughter, this seems due to the fact oliza never explained to them in detail the reasons her actions were so necessary. Wyvernhail was great, full of twists and turns, I did not appreciate that in the end oliza the wyvern of the courts namesake was unwelcome in her own land, but I understand the feeling of abandonment from their would be queen left them uneasy. Really the only problem with the series is the fact there wasnt a 6th book.

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Most Helpful Critical Review

7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

Torn

The first two books, Hawksong and Snakecharm, were amazing. They captured my interest and my heart and kept me actively involved in the stories. I couldn't put the book down! The third book, Falcondance, was information overload and was drawn out a little bit, but overa...
The first two books, Hawksong and Snakecharm, were amazing. They captured my interest and my heart and kept me actively involved in the stories. I couldn't put the book down! The third book, Falcondance, was information overload and was drawn out a little bit, but overall it was still good. The remaining books, however, were a disappointment. These books seemed inconsistent with the happenings in the previous books, leaving the story lacking.

posted by ADLewis on May 6, 2010

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  • Posted May 6, 2010

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    Torn

    The first two books, Hawksong and Snakecharm, were amazing. They captured my interest and my heart and kept me actively involved in the stories. I couldn't put the book down! The third book, Falcondance, was information overload and was drawn out a little bit, but overall it was still good. The remaining books, however, were a disappointment. These books seemed inconsistent with the happenings in the previous books, leaving the story lacking.

    7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 17, 2011

    Good book

    a interesting series and yet still good. last part of the book though was a bit confusing and a lil hard to follow. but still a good book and worth reading

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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