Mistress of the Pearl:

Mistress of the Pearl: "The Pearl Saga" Volume Four

Eric Van Lustbader

Synopsis of Mistress of the Pearl: "The Pearl Saga" Volume Four

From www.ericvanlustbaderBooks.com:

The third volume of the towering fantasy epic, The Pearl -- the sequel to The Veil of a Thousand Tears.

In Lustbader's richly imagined saga The Pearl, magic and science clash on an epic scale. As in the Midkemia novels of Raymond Feist, the juxtaposition shows that neither is inherently good or evil.

It is the people using magic or science who give them meaning, and Lustbader has created people you will never forget: Riane, the Dar-Sala-at; Eleana, the woman she loves twice over; Kurgan, the V'ornn usurper who raped Eleana and sired her child; Marethyn Stogggul, Kurgan's defiant sister, an artist who joins the Kundalan resistance; Marethyn's lover, chief trader Sornnn SaTrryn, who secretly helps the resistance as well; and the fabulous Krystren, the Sarakkon woman from the mysterious southern continent, who comes north on a secret mission and will change the lives of everyone she meets. All the while, the evil Sauromicians threaten the world as they seek to use banestones to bind a dragon.

With each new volume, The Pearl Saga has bloomed and ramified like a gorgeous flowering vine. Mistress of the Pearl is the best yet, and those who have read the previous Books will find new sources of excitement and enlightenment, but this is also a great place to begin catching up with the Series, as the Pearl shines ever brighter.

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Reviews of Mistress of the Pearl: "The Pearl Saga" Volume Four


This Book is so stuffed with interesting things going on, that once I got rolling I had a hard time putting it down. -- Cindy Lynn Speer, Fantastica Daily

Part humor, part military science fiction, and part fantasy, the third Pearl tale is a gem of a novel that uses amusing satirical slapstick moments to ease some of the major tension. -- Harriet Klausner, ParaNormal Romance Reviews