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Scent of Magic Hunted Killed—SurvivedAs the last Healer in the Fifteen Realms Avry of Kazan is in a uniue position in the minds of her friends and foes alike she no longer exists Despite her need to prevent the megalomanical King Tohon from winning control of the Realms Avry is also determined to find her sister and repair their estrangement And she must do it alone as Kerrick her partner and sole confident returns to Alga to summon his country into battleThough she should be in hiding Avry will do whatever she can to support Tohon’s opponents Including infiltrating a holy army evading magic sniffers teaching forest skills to soldiers and figuring out how to stop Tohon’s most horrible creations yet; an army of the walking dead—human and animal alike and nearly impossible to defeatWar is coming and Avry is alone Unless she figures out how to do the impossible again AhKerryYou've found your heart And I lost mine with that endingI get itlife isn't fairnot even in booksBut I suppose that's what makes them realisticif there is no pain and agony they don't resemble realityStillAvry and Kerrick had their fair share of troubles and sorrowAfter her fake deathAvry wanted to spend some time being someone elseshe wanted to make amends with her sister and gather intelligence on their allies' whereaboutsThe real reason though behind the decision that took her away from Kerrick was that she feared Tohon's reaction to her survivalPretending she was an army sergeantshe changed her appearance and tried to contribute to a war that seemed like a lost causesince Tohon's walking dead were not easy opponentsMeanwhileKerrick returned to the north to help Ryne and fight the tribes that attacked his kingdomAs much as he wanted to hold Avry in his arms againhe couldn't leave his country defenceless against the barbarianswho turned out to be uite fascinating peopleBetrayalshuge revelationsbackstabbings and so many plot twists made Scent of Magic a uniue novelIt was intriguing than the first and narrated in dual POV and for that I am thankful since Avry and Kerrick were separated during most of the book and made my heart ache My man has eyes that change color with the seasonsThey didn't deserve all these hardshipsThe war was ruthlesscruelyou could not guess anyone's loyalty or motivesonly waiting in utter frustration and desperation their next movetheir next plan and the next obstacleMaria VSnyder did a great job setting the reader on edgethere were times I was shaking and could not properly breatheI hate Tohonhe is one of the worst villains because he actually thinks he is doing the right thingHis jealousy over Kerrick is so sick and twistedhe gave me goosebumpsI suffered with my heroestheir deaths and their heartbreaks and mostly when Avry and Kerrick were not togetherKerrick has become one of my most beloved heroeshe was willing to sacrifice himself to save othersand his affection towards Danny was heartwarmingI missed the dynamic between the original gang but this made their scenes even preciousScent of Magic was a wonderful second book in Healer seriesand I hope I will not bawl like a baby in the finaleHighly unlikelybut a girl can dream Please excuse me while I go and cry in a corner about having to wait so long for this book Those who loved the first should totally understand how I feelgoes and wails pitifullyUPDATE stares zombie like at the cover Ooooooh Purdy What?? Why?? Maria V Snyder How could you??I had the opportunity to read the ARC of Touch of Power over a year ago and absolutely loved it Avry Kerrick Belen Flea and the monkeys had such great chemistry and their adventures really sucked me in Although I would have to say I loved the first book way but worry not because this one far from disappointsFirst of all I really liked how Snyder found a way to continue the concepts from the first book The gang has to find a way to stop Tohon before he brings war to the 15 Realms In the meantime they have to warn everyone about the unusual army and figure out the secrets of the Peace and Death Lilies as well as any possible connection tying them togetherThe other thing is usually when a character goes through so much they tend to change in the second book as they either become depressed or really angry I liked that Avry continued to be the character that I loved so much in book 1 She was so selfless no matter friend or foe She was brave and determined and she had that spark that made her so admirableHOWEVEROne of the reasons why I thought the first book was so great is because of the supporting characters In this one they kind of had their own roles and even though it's all part of the big plan and the camaraderie is still there this book lacked that interaction between the gang Don't get me wrong there are scenes where they are together and you do see that fondness they have for each other along with the great dialogue Along with that was that Avry and Kerrick had their own roles to play so this book doesn't have that tension and the constant bickering that intrigued me And there are new friends but it's just not the same And my favorite character was hardly in the book The other thing is this book alternates between Avry's and Kerrick's point of view and as much as I love Kerrick I almost wished his part or maybe the majority of it was cut out for this book Now before all of you Kerrick fans start grabbing your pitchforks his POV was kind of a side story because they did not share the length as Avry's Also I kind of felt his adventures were kind of insignificant for lack of a better word at least in this book especially compared to Ryne's or other characters in this bookI'm sure his scenes lead up to the next one but I almost felt as if Snyder used his POV because they had to be separated and TOP fans would be upset if Kerrick wasn't in it For me however it was frustrating because it kept interrupting the story especially because of the way she ended each chapter just about all of them were so climatic they were a mini cliffhanger It's like watching TV and they give you that surprising dum dum dum right before you cut to commercial break It was infuriating because I wanted to kno what happened next And by the time I got back to Avry's point of view some of that anticipation has kind of worn off so I just didn't feel as excited about it I don't think I would have missed much if he recounted his tale as other characters did or even make his story a novella or make them longer scenes and fewer parts that constantly interrupt Avry's storyAnd the end OMG Only this time there wasn't another chapter for me to find out Why oh why?Sigh I guess I'll just have to wait another year as Snyder has announced that Taste of Death the conclusion to this trilogy will be out December 2013 However the name does not sound to promising now does it? OMG THERES A SECOND ONE?healer #2 click scrolls down Expected publication 2013 what the — UPDATEPhew It's been changed to December 2012 But still WHY CAN'T THE BOOK BE ALREADY PUBLISHED

  • Paperback
  • 414 pages
  • Scent of Magic
  • Maria V. Snyder
  • English
  • 01 September 2015
  • 9781848452046

About the Author: Maria V. Snyder

When Maria V Snyder was younger she aspired to be a storm chaser in the American Midwest so she attended Pennsylvania State University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology Much to her chagrin forecasting the weather wasn’t in her skill set so she spent a number of years as an environmental meteorologist which is not excitingat all Bored at work and needing a creative out

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