In the ancient city of Easton, Rhapsody is learning musical magic after a brief Elizabeth Haydon, Author Tor Books $ (p) ISBN ELIZABETH HAYDON. Rhapsody is one of the weirdest VLFN’s I’ve ever read, a fact which works both to its advantage and disadvantage as its sprawling and. Rhapsody: Child of Blood (The Symphony of Ages) [Elizabeth Haydon, Kevin T. Collins] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rhapsody, n.

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His Cymrian and dragon ancestry gives Ashe an exceptionally long life, and because of his lineage, he has great magic in his blood.

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In one breath the characters speak with pride of their racial non-human heritage, yet in the next speak of non-humans as the outsiders. He grew as a power in the area in which she lived. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It is only because his best friend, Stephen, finds him that he narrowly escapes death, though everyone was told he died. Something else to go on that long list of awful things through which I put myself. Not to be confused with Elizabeth A.

Writing – this book my have a few granny porn elements to it but over all the story keeps you enthralled. Achmed is a sarcastic, cynical and often offensive character, who always follows his own agenda in the first place, but he retains his loyalty to those he cares most for. This article does not cite any sources. Scenes of action, violence, and suspense are few and far between. Other books in the series. Aug 30, Stephen rated rhwpsody really liked it Shelves: But he calls his soul mate, his wife right after he meets her.


Elizabeth Haydon

This is substantially because of Ashe, the part dragon Rhapsody loves. When Rhapsody meets up with her two future companions she accidentally uses her Naming power to rename The Brother, a ruthless assassin, to “Achmed The Snake. Oct 21, Chris Cutler rated it it was ok Recommended to Chris by: Rhapsody emerges from the underground fires magically transformed into a being of indescribable beauty and practically unconditional love.

The more I consider this book, the more I find to dislike about it; things like its uneven, often glacial pacing, and its blatant Mary-sue. I just rapsody bring myself to suggest it’s to people because a page courtesy is too much to ask of a reader trying to find their next engaging book.

ALSO, hwydon guy is only conscious of his physical reactions after seeing this girl. Haydon doesn’t focus on the horrific, but she doesn’t shy away from the dark side. She and Achmed are sometimes described as opposites or two sides of the same coin. If, however, you’re looking for an intelligent book with a believable plot, well-rounded characters and gripping dialogue, you’ll want to look elsewhere.

Rhapsody: Child of Blood by Elizabeth Haydon

Plus I have issues with villains with the haydom goal of destroying the world. Want to Read saving…. The older were the first ones born, from the primeval fires off the earth.

The story, the basic premise and idea… They sound interesting. Against her will, she is forced by Achmed and his friend Grunthor to accompany them on a journey through the center of the Earth, along the root of Sagia, the Holy Tree. You’re going to get hurt, so expect it and be ready.


The other person forged in the fellowship is named Gruthor, who is giantly built with jolly disposition and possesses some very lethal skills with the weapons. Rhapsody was born as Amelia Rhapsody Turner, nicknamed Emily, in the farming village of Merryfield on the island of Serendair.

Symphony of Ages 9 books. Rhapsody then haydonn that the Island she called home, Serendair, was actually destroyed in a cataclysm some years before, and was buried beneath the sea.

All F’dor know the haydo wyrm’s name, and will try to become powerful enough to call to it, awakening the “Sleeping Child”. This book, the whole trilogy, actually, is little more than a romance novel wrapped in the thin disguise of a fantasy book.

We’ll base this on various factors for example “If you like Jack Reacher Enough about Rhapsody; she’s not worth it. It’s one of those books where you like the plot and think interesting idea, but dislike okay, hate the execution.

After a nice but inessential love-story prologue that will probably give readers the wrong impression of the book as a bloated Harlequin romance and elizabdth them off in droves, we are introduced to Rhapsody, who is fleeing through her home city of Easton, in the land of Serendair, from some thugs in the employ of a psychotic warlord.