By Catherine M. Wilson
Winner, 2010 EPIC book Award for fiction within the Mainstream category.
"The robust, supple prose on demonstrate in all 3 novels, the intelligence of the plotting, and the skillfully various pacing make this a standout trilogy--highly recommended."
--from a evaluate through the historic Novel Society
"Breathtakingly wonderful writing … a multi-layered story of such intensity, breadth and perception that it was once virtually a religious experience…"
--from a evaluation via T. T. Thomas on Amazon.com
"…reminds me of Le Guin, of Cecelia Holland, and anything of Rosemary Sutcliff… It made me consider as I did while i used to be a toddler analyzing authors like those… once more i used to be in a paranormal place…"
--from a assessment through Charles Ferguson on Amazon.com
"…there’s no ring of strength or sparkling sword of specialness; the magic, just like the tone of the ebook, is quiet. It feels real."
--from a web publication overview on livejournal
whilst she was once a toddler, the writer of while girls have been Warriors fortunately pointed out with all of the male heroes she examine in tales that begun, "Once upon a time, a tender guy went out to hunt his fortune." yet she might were thrilled to find even one tale like that with a feminine protagonist. due to the fact she by no means did locate the tale she was once searching for all these years in the past, she determined to jot down it.
In ebook I of the trilogy, Tamras arrives in Merin’s apartment to start her apprenticeship as a warrior, yet her small stature reasons many, together with Tamras herself, to doubt that she's going to ever develop into a reliable swordswoman. To make concerns worse, the girl Merin assigns her the location of better half, little greater than a private servant, to a girl who got here to Merin’s condominium, probably out of nowhere, the former iciness, and this stranger wishes not anything to do with Tamras.
"…Both women and men of all persuasions appear to love those books... Very infrequent. Bravo, Bravo, Bravo!"
--from a evaluate by means of T. T. Thomas on Amazon.com
"Think Beowulf--only understandable and with girls."
--from a evaluate at the web publication, The Rainbow Reader, by way of Baxter Clare Trautman, writer of The River Within
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It was the language of the Adolf Hitler Schutzstaffel Panzer Division and the Grossdeutschland Panzer Grenadier Division. The door was flung open, and men tramped in, spitting out their many crowded consonants and flashing torches about. ” The four Americans cowered and held their breath. Their talk was of the day’s adventures, and their mood was of exultation—mind triumphing over the exhaustion of the body. Sieg Heil! It seemed certain that when sleeping time came—and that would be but a few minutes— some of these men would climb into the hay.
They turned and ran toward the road and came out into sight of it, holding their hands in the air. It would hold the Tigers for at least a couple of hours. The three introduced themselves to the sergeant in command, who saluted and gave his unit: Task Force D, 10th Armored. “We are holding on at Longwilly,” he said. Like all Americans below the commissioned ranks, he was contemptuous of French pronunciations. If they wanted you to say “Lonhveeyee,” why didn’t they spell it that way? These GIs, no doubt, thought of this village as belonging to somebody named William who happened to be tall and thin.
When they came to an open spot they would stop before emerging from the brush and stand with their ears cocked, listening attentively. A twig crackling beneath their feet would make them jump; a partridge taking flight would leave them with hearts pounding. It was Indian fighting, which all four of them had read about but had enacted only as children at play. Now it was reality, and far more deadly, for no Indian had ever dreamed of such weapons as the enemy here had made. These and other things you had to learn, and your first mistake might be your last.
The Warrior's Path (When Women Were Warriors, Book 1) by Catherine M. Wilson