About the Author
Patricia C. Wrede is the author of several adult fantasy series, including Lyra, the Enchanted Forest Chronicles, and Cecelia and Kate, as well as many other series and stand-alone books. Her books are typically steeped in magic, and often detail the trials and tribulations of dragons, princesses and alternate worlds.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This is a collection of Lyra books published together. The stories are all good, as you would expect from Wrede. I would highly recommend it for readers who love Patricia Wrede already.
This is an awesome 3 in 1 book. Shadow Magic is a tale of a princess who must race against time to find out about her ancestry and how she is to use that knowledge. Daughter of Witches is about a poor slave girl who knows nothing but the long tradition of her city, and when three strangers come to visit when no one but people of the city should be there she gets in a terrible mess... Last, The Harp of Imach Thyssel is about a travelling minstrel who discovers a magical harp and the horrible story that goes with it. He is forced to use it's great power... Will he survive it? Read it and find out!