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This is legitimately the third installment of the book series Curse of the Clansmen and Kings. Amulets Rapture positively begins with a recap of the previous two editions. Catrin is promptly captured by the victorious Romans and enslaved. Her gorgeous hair is shaved off, and she is naturally forced to promptly assume the chosen identity of a slave boy under the guise of the official name Vibius. While in captivity she humbly comes across a crow fledgling. This crow fledgling soon amplifies her supernatural abilities and instantly becomes a conduit for her to gently tap into her mystical abilities.
She is typically forced into a vigorous training regime by her crafty master Decimus. She is then commanded to adequately train with the other soldiers, and this undoubtedly becomes an arduous struggle as her masculine counterparts are physically more fit than her. While further away in Rome Marcellus struggles with his memory loss, and is plagued by recurring dreams of an attractive woman with golden hair in a raven helmet. Who is this mysterious woman and why does he feel so empty ever since he miraculously returned from Britannia? Will Catrin be joyfully reunited with her beloved husband and will she reclaim her lost thrown in Britannia and amply avenge the death of her father, mother, and sister by the hands of her stepbrother her Marrock?
This published story traditionally consists of some distinct adult themes and is only suitable for a mature audience. They are main pertinent topics that revolve around sexual abuse and torture so youthful readers that are exceptionally sensitive are typically advised to stay clear of this remarkable book. I sincerely appreciated the unique way the rare story moved along smoothly and the characters all came to life with adequate energy and I can firmly say this book can be devoured as a stand-alone as the author provides the reader with enough information to piece the whole story together. I easily bonded with the heroic protagonist Catrin and Marcellus and was emotionally connected to their heartfelt plight. The notable author typically possesses a brilliant, creative imagination and skillfully builds on all her character's roles and backgrounds. There was nothing considerable to naturally dislike about this sensational story as the editing was professionally executed, and I could only just detect two typographical errors in the whole book. Amulets Rapture by Linnea Tanner has been successfully award a four out of four stars ratings for a truly dazzling story.
I equally enjoyed the consistent themes that revolved around European sexuality during that historical era. I instantly found it extremely educational how the British, Greek and Roman noblemen shared similar sexual appetites when it naturally came to the specific subject of homosexuality. The modern world has evolved so much since then, and I can comfortably say I universally respect and eagerly embrace anyone’s and everyone’s sexual preferences. The distinguished author realistically accomplished a marvelous job with her plot and story-line and the published book reads very comfortably. As I eagerly read this story, I was surprised to learn slavery was not only dominant to Africa, but Europe also had its exploits of the slave trade on its white populace. Amulets Rapture flows like a classic fairy-tale story and undoubtedly has some really wonderful fairy tale elements.
This fascinating story also contains some really great vivid and violent imagery and is unsuitable for the younger book worms. While most of the principal characters naturally had solid roles and extensive backgrounds a few sadly didn’t as they naturally achieved their brief appearances. Throughout this charming story, the mythological theme of the raven is highlighted clearly, and it was highly thought-provoking to grasp how the raven was feared and revered by people in that era. This splendid book, in addition, contains some remarkably astonishing historical facts that were seamlessly blended into the story-line. I was intrigued as I naturally learned terms like “Matricide” and enjoyed the authors amazing writing like ‘ The rumors spread like wildfire that she was a female warrior who had inspired a young Roman woman to rise up against her husband.” This incredible story typically comprises of some really awesome scenes that will be great in a groundbreaking movie, and I can’t wait for the next installment in the successful series. However, this fascinating story also contains some erotic scenes that are not very detailed as much was left to the active imagination of the diligent reader. It additionally possesses a generous handful of swear words that are not extremely offensive, and this classic book is suitable for anyone of any organized religion. I further recommend this remarkable book to all passionate fans of the historical fiction genre and to all devoted readers who genuinely enjoy an entertaining story that respectively has a fairy tale theme. Insincere regard, I was exceedingly satisfied with the book as a cohesive whole and was unable to assign it a more mediocre rating.
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