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Twilight's Dawn (Black Jewels Series)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

6 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

This is a super Black Jewels dark fantasy anthology containing four strong entries

"Winsol Gifts". The Black-Jeweled Warlord Prince of Dhelan Daemon Sadi prepares for the gala celebrating his first anniversary with his spouse Jaenelle the Witch Queen; as family and friends arrive.

"Shades of Honor". Daemon's brother Prince Lucivar Yaslana strugg...
"Winsol Gifts". The Black-Jeweled Warlord Prince of Dhelan Daemon Sadi prepares for the gala celebrating his first anniversary with his spouse Jaenelle the Witch Queen; as family and friends arrive.

"Shades of Honor". Daemon's brother Prince Lucivar Yaslana struggles to escape a traitor's trap at a time when Surreal of Ebon Rich learns her former lover Prince Faloner claims he is the ruler.

"Family". The vicious warlord No Face threatens the lives of Queen Sylvia and her sons Beron and Mikal.

"The High Lord's Daughter". Daemon has lost his heart and soul with the deaths of his beloved wife and father Saetan. As the High Lord of Hell he meets and marries Surreal, and they have a daughter named after his late first spouse. However, the two women in his life may not be enough to get over his broken heart.

This is a super Black Jewels dark fantasy anthology containing four strong entries due to Anne Bishop's ability to make her characters seem real as life is a struggle from birth to death, but joyfully with loved ones at your side.

Harriet Klausner

posted by harstan on January 12, 2011

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8 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

Ehh

Let me start off by saying.. for those of you getting mad at the reviewers for giving away information. Ummmm.. has anyone read the back of the book? Ann herself gives away everything, its no secret that Janelle dies or that Saetan dies as well. For those of you that...
Let me start off by saying.. for those of you getting mad at the reviewers for giving away information. Ummmm.. has anyone read the back of the book? Ann herself gives away everything, its no secret that Janelle dies or that Saetan dies as well. For those of you that read the books, Ann hints all throughout them that she's human, therefore has a human lifespan. For those of you that haven't read it, sorry, don't complain to the reviewers for giving away information that which the author gives away herself.

Since I knew what was going to happen, I didn't feel the need to buy the book. I just sat there in barnes and nobles and skimmed over highlights of it. Why pay 30.00 when I know how it's going to end? This was actually one of my very favorite series up until the point that Janelle lost all her powers. I wasn't happy with the fact that the author built up such a great story and then all of a sudden its all over. Then she throws little short stories after that per year. Each of those cost 30.00. No thanks.

I felt that the author did us an injustice by making Janelle's death a SHORT story. I feel that she was lazy and she should have given us a real story, not some book that had 3 or 4 stories combined. Makes it seem like "oh well, she dead, lets move on." I loved Janelle and the rest of the family, and to see the author do this to her, just.. was no right. A short story.. is not enough to mourn the lose of favorite characters. I think Saetan only got what? 2 or 3 chapters?

posted by Precious5881 on May 2, 2011

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    Dear Precious5881, I was taking a nice gander at the reviews for

    Dear Precious5881, I was taking a nice gander at the reviews for this book and yours was VERY UNFORTUNATELY first. Oh yes, brace yourself, for my panties are in a mightily twisted at the moment. HOW DARE YOU. Yeah, I said it. HOW freaking DARE you ruin this for potential readers? I suggest you have yourself a right old google of spoiler alert, just so you scan see how these sorts of things work, as you OBVIOUSLY don't understand. For those of us getting mad at reviewers like YOU who SPOIL the book, let me say this. Not everyone gets a chance to read the back of the book you dumb little "witch". We, the potential readers of the book, have EVERY right to complain for you giving away spoilers without stating your intent to do so. Have some common courtesy. Thanks SO very much for your so-called "helpful" review. Maybe keep in mind the next time you review a book, you shouldn't spoil it for everyone else DESPITE what your thoughts on the novel.may be. Come on, how immature and rude do you have to be to spoil a novel for someone else? I'm not a five year old hoping for a "and they lived happily ever after". I enjoy a book even IF the characters I like die. If YOU have a problem with the way things played out, say just that. You don't need to ruin it for everyone else, Hekatah. I sincerely hope you get what you deserve. I'd love to tell you to think before they type, but obviously that isn't applicable. Kiss kiss.

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