Quest of the Warrior Maiden Paperback – 8 September 2012
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- Language : English
- Paperback : 396 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0983636214
- ISBN-13 : 978-0983636212
- Customer reviews:
"In Quest of the Warrior Maiden, author Linda McCabe reveals an undeniable talent for creating a truly memorable and epic fantasy saga incorporating memorable characters, cliff hanger suspense, magic and Arthurian romance of the first order. Quest of the Warrior Maiden is enthusiastically recommended reading and a first rate selection for community library Science Fiction/Fantasy collections." Julie Summers, Reviewer - Midwest Book Review
"McCabe paints a vivid portrait of Medieval France whose vestiges can still be found in the streets of modern Paris." Cara Black, New York Times bestselling author of the Aimée Leduc mystery series
"Classic in its theme of young, idealistic lovers from opposing camps, it sheds a bright light on the culture, history and legends of a time and place too little explored by most western readers." Persia Woolley, author of the internationally acclaimed Guinevere Trilogy
"A grand and engaging re-telling of the original 'star crossed lovers' epic with everything Orlando - chivalry, romance, fights to the death, hippogriffs, madness, and beauty! As engaging a story as I have read this year, I couldn't put it down and I urge you to pick it up today." John Granger, author of Unlocking Harry Potter
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Brandamente reminds me a bit of Brienne of Tarth from Game of Thrones. Fearless, with high morals, and superior fighting skills, Brandamante is a fine heroine. Still, she doesn't have everything she needs because her heart is after Ruggiero.
You don't have to know the historical background of the story to understand and enjoy it, but if you do like history then the way the author included bits of history will please you. Still, it is NOT history "heavy".
When I was a child I loved fairy tales, and if you do too, I recommend this read.