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The Shores of Spain by J. Kathleen Cheney

The Shores of Spain by J. Kathleen Cheney
5

J. Kathleen Cheney’s trilogy about an alternate Portugal secretly populated by sereia (better known as sirens), selkies, and otter people comes to a conclusion in The Shores of Spain. The first book, The Golden City, introduced us to this world, bringing us into a tale of political intrigue and murder sprinkled liberally with magic and […]

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The Seat of Magic by J. Kathleen Cheney

The Seat of Magic by J. Kathleen Cheney
5

The Golden City was a wonderful historical fantasy murder mystery set in an alternate Portugal where selkies and sirens (called sereia) secretly roam the streets and magic can be used to alter the flow of history. Its sequel, The Seat of Magic, does just what a good sequel ought to: It raises the bar without […]

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The Golden City by J. Kathleen Cheney

The Golden City by J. Kathleen Cheney
4.5

Historical fantasy is something of a weakness of mine. I love anything that combines magic and history, especially when that magic actually has an effect on history. My first reviews for this site were about a series of books set during the years preceding the American Revolution, and now I’ve stumbled across a series set […]

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