Elementary (All-New Tales of the Elemental Masters)

· Elemental Masters · Sold by Penguin
3.3
18 reviews
Ebook
320
Pages
Eligible

About this ebook

In March 1987, Mercedes Lackey, a young author from Oklahoma, published her first novel, Arrows of the Queen. No one could have envisioned that this modest book would be the beginning of a fantasy career that would span decades and more than a hundred novels, with no signs of slowing yet.

And among Ms. Lackey's many novels, few are as critically-acclaimed and beloved as those of the Elemental Masters. The novels in this series are loosely based on classic fairy tales, and take place in a fantasy version of turn-of-the-century London, where magic is real and Elemental Masters control the powers of Fire, Water, Air and Earth.

Now the voices of other authors join Mercedes Lackey to add their own special touches to this delightful alternate history, in a world where magic is always just around the corner...
3.3
18 reviews
A Google user
I didn't finish this. The first few stories seemed to contradict some of the books about Elemental Magic, and the stories were not engaging. It seemed more an exercise in trying to weave in some elemental magic in historical stories. Which could have been nice, but it wasn't. Bleh.
A Google user
Anthology. Some better than others.
A Google user
I like this universe so reading more set in it with other takes would be great. Several of the stories are set outside the usual time frame that the author has used. As with most collections there ...

About the author

Mercedes Lackey is a full-time writer and has published numerous novels and works of short fiction, including the best-selling Heralds Of Valdemar series. She is also a professional lyricist and a licensed wild bird rehabilitator. She lives in Oklahoma with her husband, artist Larry Dixon, and their flock of parrots. She can be found at mercedeslackey.com.

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