Fairhaven Rising (Saga of Recluce, 22)

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It has been sixteen years since the founding of Fairhaven, thanks in part to the efforts of the mage Beltur. Fairhaven has rapidly found success in its white magic-driven methods, to the extent that countries and rulers across Candar view them as a threat. Taelya, Beltur’s adopted niece, is now a mage herself, and an under captain in the Fairhaven Road Guards. As she works to find her place in the city and in her life, she finds herself drawn into a conspiracy that threatens to destroy everything she cares about. Will she be able to stop it?

The latest volume in fantasy author L.E. Modesitt, Jr.’s The Saga of Recluce holds true to the themes and character-driven style that have made the entire series such a longstanding success. Readers spend much of the story diving deep into the daily life of Taelya, which some might find dull but others will appreciate as essential to the well-rounded depth that makes these books what they are. The story is fascinating and far-reaching, the characters interesting and insightful. Fans of Recluce will find Fairhaven Rising an essential addition to the series.

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Author L. E. Modesitt Jr.
Star Count 4/5
Format Hard
Page Count 464 pages
Publisher Tor Books
Publish Date 16-Feb-2021
ISBN Buy this Book
Issue June 2021
Category Science Fiction & Fantasy