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Wren to the Rescue

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2004

    THANK YOU for Republishing!

    I am pre-ordering three copies of this book--one for me and one each for my two daughters (so when they grow up and leave home they don't take MY copy!!). This book is a delight for any child (and enjoyable to read to them), but you never outgrow it. I have read this book to my daughters repeatedly, but we always had to get it from the library (I actually have it on loan right now!). Please republish the rest of the trilogy and allow Sherwood to continue the story into a fourth book!

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  • Posted April 16, 2009

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    This book is for Everybody!

    I know a lot of reviews focus on story and how much they love this book, so I'll try to fill in the holes. First, it's terrible this book is out of print. I heard the lousy covers deterred readers, PLEASE ignore the cover of this book. It's terrible, but the story inside is under-rated in its excellence.
    Now to fill in holes. First, the main characters are Wren, a 12 yr old girl with magical potential, Tyron an extremely gifted Mage apprentice-age 13? I think and Connor, a 14 yr. old prince swordsman and communer with animals and nature. Now, despite the ages, you may think this is a teen book. It's NOT. The storyline they journey through focuses on a very adult world of war, evil sorcerers, bandits and deathly peril. No kids stuff here. There are funny moments, Wren is as amusing as she is brave and daring, but the humor is a facet, not the theme.
    What kills me is these books deserve so many more adult readers, at least the first book. Wren's dearest freind, Princess Teressa, is kidnapped by a wicked Mage, King Andreus who is one of the most interesting and complicated villains I've read yet. It's such a pity you don't see more of him in this book - and in the whole series. If I had one complaint about this series, that would be it. Anyways, Wren, Prince Connor and Mage Tyron need to travel on a dangerous and surprise-filled journey to Andreus' realm to save Teressa before Andreus can break the Princess and brainwash her into his evil apprentice. As the story progresses, the plot only becomes more complicated, which I love. You find out nearly all of the characters have secret pasts that all twist and turn into each other's lives. Andreus has a former apprentice who fell in love with the king and in the end helps the teens. Two ancient mages are secretly working the strings in the backround and the story has lots of plot twists and unexpected happenings that are interesting without being unbeilievable. The ending is great and closes well for #2.
    But, really, this book is worth the attention of adult readers. The second and third books aren't as good, in my opinion, but you can read the fourth book, "Wren Journeymage" on the website of the author Sherwood Smith. Unfortunatley, Smith is having a hard time finding a publisher for book 4, which is a shame, because the series seems to "grow up," a great deal by #4. So, if you like 1-3, please advocate on her Site for the publication of #4. She needs to find a different publisher or something. In #1, we see a tiny mention of Andreus' mentor, which is expanded upon in #4. I hope if 4 comes out, we'll see this "Sorcerer King" in #5. So, please, read, enjoy and check our her Website to read #4. Happy reading.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 11, 2004

    Great Book

    I loved this book, Wren is now one of my favorite characters and I dont have many of them.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2004

    Great Fantasy!

    I picked up this book because I enjojed 'Crown Duel' and 'Court Duel' and hoped this would be as good. Even better, it surpassed them! Wren is funny, loyal, and persistant. I can't wait to read the next two!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 12, 2001

    Its worth trying

    Wren to the rescue is one of my all time favorite books. Its so great, and when I read it, I really never did put it down. Its SO amazing, and full of adventure and fantasy. Please try it, I know its out of print, but try to find a copy, because its a really good book.

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    Posted December 18, 2008

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