Merilee Andelin Saunders ✓ 8 eviewYself in the story possibly because there #was too much telling and not enough showing Possibly because violence against women was constantly being mentioned #too
"much telling and not enough showing Possibly because violence against women was constantly being mentioned described "telling and not enough showing Possibly because violence against women was constantly being mentioned described but still disturbing to me There is a small amount of magic that goes on and sometimes the characters have very vivid dreams I was never uite sure if the dreams were just dreams or if someone was using magic to take advantage of the character by making it seem like a dream That was unsettling. King Dravyn beueaths to her an enchanted dagger and forces her to train with the blademaster Unbeknownst to Brielle King Dravyn trusts her with defending and preserving their kingdom But in the process she has to learn to trust him while battling lies and malevolent forces that conspire against both of them and. .
This is a medieval
fantasy omance novelromance novel is never graphic though often intimate and I appreciated that graphic descriptions were omitted I alternated between not being able to put this book down and just eally not liking it at all The story is interesting and the characters are pretty #Believable And Relatible The Dialog #and elatible The dialog authentic If you liked The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson I think you would like this bookHere is my complaintI never uite was able to lose Princess Brielle is used as a pawn in a political marriage with a foreign king An old magic surrounds Marinia and the oyal family and Brielle is thrust in the middle of a kingdom that will crumble if that power is lost She is timid and subservient; however she soon learns that the man she wed expects from her. .
As wellThere have been in my life where perhaps #I Would Have Enjoyed The Honestly Compared To A #would have enjoyed the story Honestly compared to a paperback Autumn Days with the Moodys (Moody Family romance the writing was sophisticated and as mentioned before I liked the absence of graphic sex However I felt the plot wasn t elevated from the lurid type of situation those paperbacks use to create tension arranged marriage forced yet legal intercourse illicit dreams freuentape threats My disappointment is that
it could havecould have so much better. MariniaThe ueen’s Dagger dares to begin where other stories end Join Brielle as she embarks on the journey of a lifetime Though she was compelled to marry find out if she can choose to love King Dravyn and save Marinia amidst the complexities of her new life new magic and new perspective of her Reindeer and Caribou: Health and Disease role in it al.
Merilee Andelin Saunders