Books by Elizabeth Vaughan

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Destiny's Star

There are series, and then there are Series. Destiny’s Star is third in a sub-trilogy and sixth in Elizabeth Vaughan’s Warlands saga, so if you’ve never read her books, this is not – I repeat, not – the place to start. Lady Bethral is a warrior of the Palins, a former ...

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White Star

After a streak of dull books, it’s refreshing to find one that I didn’t want to tear myself away from, while at the same time not wanting it to end. White Star, the second in the Warlands trilogy, is just such a book. Vaughan’s combination of Medieval characteristics, magic and sorcery, and ...

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Dagger-Star

With her debut Warlands trilogy, Elizabeth Vaughan established herself as an author capable of balancing good fantasy world-building with romance. It was a mix that worked perfectly for me and was well done throughout the three books. Given that, I expected good things from her new novel set in the ...

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Warlord

Warning: Warlord is the third book in a trilogy, and it must be read as such. If you haven’t read the first two books, you could probably follow the story well enough, but the emotional impact, climax, and conclusion will be seriously lacking. Luckily, Warprize and Warsworn are both fantastic read ...

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Warsworn

I have the first book in this series, Warprize in my TBR pile and will have to move it up to the top. I wasn't lost while reading Warsworn, but I know I missed some nuances of the story - and what a wonderful story this is. Xylara (Lara) of the land of Xy is the warprize of Keir, leade ...

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Warprize

I haven’t had the best of luck with Tor’s new Romantic Fantasy line, and when I picked up Warprize, I admit my expectations were low. My expectations sunk lower when I learned that the heroine is named Xylara, princess of the land of Xy – that sounds really cheesy, doesn’t it? However, it wa ...