Wildfire: A Novel (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Jul 7, 2009 - Fiction - 544 pages
13 Reviews
The highly anticipated second book in Sarah Micklemís liter- ary fantasy trilogy that began with the critically acclaimed debut, Firethorn.

Sarah Micklem brings her lush prose and rich imagina- tion to the second installment of this epic trilogy, set in an imaginary world as real as history and as marvelous as legend.

Sire Galan has forbidden his servant and lover Firethorn to follow him to war, but she disobeys, and sets sail with the army of Corymb to the land of Incus. During the crossing, Firethorn is struck by lightning. She regains consciousness to find her speech garbled and her memory in tatters. Despite her injuries, others see her as blessed, for she has survived the touch of a god, Wildfire. Priests and soldiers search her nonsensical utterances for hidden prophecies.

In the aftermath of battle, Firethorn is captured by the defeated king of Incus. He takes refuge in the kingdom where Firethorn was born, a place she remembered only in dreams. There, a world away from Galan, she discovers not only the land and language she was born to, but a life of unexpected luxury and power. But this privilege has a high cost, one which Firethorn may not be able to bear.
  

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Review: Wildfire (Firethorn #2)

User Review  - Cissa - Goodreads

Neither as well-written nor as compelling as "Firethorn", which was at least consistent and coherent. In this second book in a proposed trilogy, Firethiorn... is not an actor in her own story. Lots of ... Read full review

Review: Wildfire (Firethorn #2)

User Review  - Christina - Goodreads

I didn't love it as much as Firethorn. After a short time with Galan, Firethorn's adventures lead her away from him and into captivity. She enters a completely new country, where she becomes a slave ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
16
Section 3
17
Section 4
18
Section 5
19
Section 6
30
Section 7
43
Section 8
63
Section 22
262
Section 23
272
Section 24
286
Section 25
295
Section 26
306
Section 27
322
Section 28
339
Section 29
354

Section 9
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Section 10
90
Section 11
107
Section 12
117
Section 13
127
Section 14
145
Section 15
155
Section 16
172
Section 17
185
Section 18
203
Section 19
216
Section 20
233
Section 21
247
Section 30
373
Section 31
385
Section 32
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Section 33
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Section 34
431
Section 35
445
Section 36
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Section 37
477
Section 38
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Section 39
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Section 40
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Section 41
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About the author (2009)

Sarah Micklem had jobs in a restaurant, printing plant, sign shop, and refugee resettlement agency before discovering that graphic design was an enjoyable way to make a living. She wrote Firethorn while working as an art director for children's magazines in New York City. She lives with her husband, poet and playwright Cornelius Eady, in Washington, D.C., where she is writing the second book of the Firethorn trilogy.

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