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SoJourner by Janalyn Voigt
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Source: Kindle Unlimited
Book Description: Mara didn't know her parents were living a lie.
After learning a secret that causes Mara to question her heritage, she runs to Torindan, the High Hold of Faeraven, to seek the truth. What the innkeeper’s daughter doesn't know is that Rand, the mysterious tracker she’s hired to guide her through the wilderness, has been sent on an errand that puts her life at risk.
Helping Mara furthers Rand's purposes, but he doesn't count on his emotions interfering.
With Faeraven on the brink of war, Rand is faced with a life-altering choice, Mara is torn between escape and learning the truth, and the future hangs in the balance.
Will Mara be heir to the Faeraven throne? Can Rand escape the terrors of the dungeon?
As Torindan and Pilaer prepare for battle, anything can happen.
My thoughts: This was my favorite book of the series so far. I found it easier to read and not as confusing as the previous books. This may be because there is less movement to different locations. This book seemed to be more about character development and the stress of creating a family.
Mara was thought to be dead by her father, High King Elcon. He mourned the loss of his wife and daughter for years until she was found and brought back to him. At this point, she had been raised by a mother and father and forged relationships. It was a struggle to make a relationship with a man who was her father and a stranger at the same time.
While this story was progressing another family story was developing. This one was Rand's family. His father is Freaer, the usurper who wants to take the throne from Elcon. Rand is illegitimate, making his story a tough one to read. He is basically a good guy who is in a bad situation.
I loved the interaction of the characters and the weaving in of the past, present, and future that is to come. This is story of finding love, hope, friendship, and honor in a time of war.
I am looking forward to the next installment!
Source: Kindle Unlimited
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About the Author
Janalyn Voigt is a writer and professional speaker with a photography habit and a passion for travel. Her unique blend of adventure, romance, suspense, and fantasy creates worlds of beauty and danger for readers. Tales of Faeraven, her epic fantasy series beginning with DawnSinger, carries readers into a land only imagined in dreams. She is represented by Sarah Joy Freese of Wordserve Literary.
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