The Spirit Lens
View our feature on Carol Berg's The Spirit Lens.A brand new fantasy trilogy from an author who "brilliantly brings out her characters" (Denver Post).
For Portier de Savin-Duplais, failed student of magic, sorcery's decline into ambiguity and cheap illusion is but a culmination of life's bitter disappointments. Reduced to tending the library at Sabria's last collegia magica, he fights off despair with scholarship. But when the King of Sabria charges him to investigate an attempted murder that has disturbing magical resonances, Portier believes his dreams of a greater destiny might at last be fulfilled...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - trouthe - LibraryThing
You know, I can't decide whether my lack of enjoyment was my own fault or that of the author. I liked the characters, the plot was fine, the world was fine, but for some reason I never gelled with the book. Finishing it was like trudging through molasses. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - VivalaErin - LibraryThing
The story begins with a *very* distant cousin (Portier, the Collegia's archivist) being summoned by the King Philippe to investigate the attempt on his life as well as his missing conte. Then, after a ... Read full review