Tag Archives: Susan Dexter

Susan Dexter: The best for last – The True Knight

It was with some sadness that I picked up The True Knight. This was the third book of the second trilogy Susan Dexter wrote about Calandra and its surrounds, and the last of her books in my reread (having read … Continue reading

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The Prince of Ill Luck: Susan Dexter

I loved most of this book. I loved Leith.  Born under a curse which causes misfortune to follow him like a huge and malevolent shadow, he absolutely can’t catch a break.  The ill luck is his – he is constantly … Continue reading

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The Wind-Witch – Susan Dexter

First of all: Don Maitz cover.  Wonderful. The Wind-Witch is Druyan, whose life as a farmer’s wife has been fairly ordinary aside from the small fact of her ability to whistle up a wind or redirect a storm.  This ability … Continue reading

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Susan Dexter: The Mountains of Channadran

It was kind of amazing reading the Wizard King’s War again after all these years.  In many cases, a writer’s first book is the best, and the ones that follow are attempts to recapture the magic.  But now and then … Continue reading

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Susan Dexter: The Sword of Calandra

The second book in the Calandra trilogy is The Sword of Calandra.  I had memories of this one, because this book has (I don’t think this is a spoiler) a detailed and fascinating account of the forging of a sword, … Continue reading

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Susan Dexter: The Ring of Allaire

Next in my reread of Susan Dexter was the first book she published, the first book in The Winter King’s War, the Tristan trilogy, Ring of Allaire from 1981.  It felt like I hadn’t read the book since the first time, probably … Continue reading

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Susan Dexter: Wizard’s Shadow

I’ve been rereading again.  One reason I don’t like Goodreads as much as Librarything is the pressure: if you get a new book and post it as “to be read” it adds it to your to-be-read shelf – and assigns it … Continue reading

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