Kushiel's Mercy

Kushiel's Mercy

Paperback - 2009
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Having learned a lesson about thwarting the will of the gods, Imriel and Sidonie publicly confess their affair, only to see the country boil over in turmoil. Younger generations, infatuated by their heart-twisting, star-crossed romance, defend the couple. Many others cannot forget the betrayals of Imriel's mother, Melisande, who plunged their country into a bloody war that cost the lives of their fathers, brothers, and sons.





To quell the unrest, Ysandre, the queen, sets her decree. She will not divide the lovers, yet neither will she acknowledge them. If they marry, Sidonie will be disinherited, losing her claim on the throne. There's only one way they can truly be together. Imriel must perform an act of faith: search the world for his infamous mother and bring her back to Terre d'Ange to be executed for treason.





Facing a terrible choice, Imriel and Sidonie prepare ruefully for another long separation. But when a dark foreign force casts a shadow over Terre d'Ange and all the surrounding countries, their world is turned upside down, alliances of the unlikeliest kind are made, and Imriel and Sidonie learn that the god Elua always puts hearts together apurpose.
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2009.
Edition: 1st mass market ed.
ISBN: 9780446610162
044661016X
Characteristics: xvii, 796 p. : map ; 18 cm.

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Kereesa Dec 24, 2015

While this series isn't nearly as good as the original, it's not bad.

And a little heart-pounding too.

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carolparry
Nov 07, 2008

Though steamier than I like, the conclusion of this chapter in Sidonie and Imriel's saga is immensely suspenseful and satisfying. Carey's writing is top notch! I hope we will see more from her!

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