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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, Jun 4, 2013 - Fiction - 298 pages
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The new novel in Mercedes Lackey's bestselling series of an alternative Edwardian Britain, where magic is real?and Elemental Masters are in control.

Lionel Hawkins is a magician whose act is only partially sleight of hand. The rest is real magic. He's an Elemental Magician with the power to persuade the Elementals of Air to help him create amazing illusions. It doesn't take long before his assistant, acrobat Katie Langford, notices that he's no ordinary magician?and for Lionel to discover that she's no ordinary acrobat, but rather an untrained and unawakened Fire Magician. She's also on the run from her murderous and vengeful brute of a husband. But can she harness her magic in time to stop her husband from achieving his deadly goal?

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Nicely written with good mental pictures. - Goodreads
I was disappointed at the ending. - Goodreads
Good characterizations and action. - Goodreads
What's more, the "plot" is flimsy as hell. - Goodreads
Terrific pacing, up until the end. - Goodreads
Also the plot itself was kind of weird. - Goodreads

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DNF at page 330. And for those who need it THIS BOOK SHOULD COME WITH M*THERF*CKING TRIGGER WARNINGS!!!!!!!!!!!! I'll put it down here when it should be put in the book TW: Spousal abuse TW: Physical ... Read full review

Review: Steadfast (Elemental Masters #9)

User Review  - - Goodreads Brought to you by OBS reviewer Omar I liked this story because it showed the struggles of a wife, a veteran soldier, a magician, and the perfect venue to meet ... Read full review

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