Burning Light

Rated 4.50/5 based on 2 reviews
After five hundred years of oppression, the Seventh World is beginning to wake to the realities of the unseen world behind the Veil. The rise of the Gifted heralds the return of the King of ancient days—but evil is also waking. Aware that their control is beginning to slip, the Order of the Spider sets out to convert the Gifted or destroy them. More

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Words: 93,750
Language: English
ISBN: 9780973959116
About Rachel Starr Thomson

Rachel Starr Thomson is a writer, indie publisher, and editor. She's the author of the Seventh World Trilogy and other novels and short stories.

Rachel is a homeschool graduate, a dweller in southern Canada, a lover of long walks, good books, hot tea, and rich fellowship, and a counter-cultural revolutionary who thinks we'd all be much better off if we pitched our television sets out the nearest window.

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Review by: Larry Crow on May 31, 2013 :
After reading "Worlds Unseen", I knew I should continue the series. One of the marks of a good book (for me) is a good sense of what each character wants and, in the long run, how each character shapes the story.
I highly recommend reading all of this series. Ms Thomson does write in a religious "theme" but there were no distraction caused by that - this was not a sermon.
Enjoy this book and the others very much.
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Synne Fredriksen on Jan. 22, 2011 :
This sequel to the fantasy novel Worlds Unseen in the Seventh World trilogy is exciting and well made. Clearly high fantasy with its mythology, supernatural forces, spiritual helpers and hidden "gifts", but set in world similar to our own late 18th-century Europe.

Different groups of endangered gypsies, poor farmers and pale underground dwellers prepare to fight against strong villains who want to release the Darkness through a veil made thousands of years ago. The Gifted, young people who see what can't be seen, hear what can't be heard and can sing the sacred Songs, are crucial to the fight. They all have to take a stand, so the King can come back into the world and make everything right.

A really good read, with loveable (and hateable) characters, thrill and magic. I look forward to the last book.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

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