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The Hallowed Hunt by Lois McMaster Bujold
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Title:The Hallowed Hunt
Authors:Lois McMaster Bujold
Info:Harper Voyager (2006), Mass Market Paperback, 448 pages
Collections:Reviewed, ebooks
Tags:fiction, fantasy, romance, high fantasy, demons

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The Hallowed Hunt by Lois McMaster Bujold

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Not as good as the first 2...

Marguerite Gavin did a fine job narrating. ( )
  leslie.98 | Mar 27, 2017 |
I would say this is pretty standard Bujold. Deeply plotted fantasy kept to a manageable scale as far as scope and number of characters. I almost would suggest NOT doing it on audio since things do get pretty complicated, I sometimes felt like I had missed something critical. I believe this is listed as "book 1" of a series but it seemed to have concluded well without anything critical left hanging, which puts it in the rare "one-shot" category with more available if you really enjoyed the setting/characters. ( )
  ragwaine | Sep 15, 2016 |
(probably read as soon as I got it). Marginally more interesting than "Paladin of Souls". ( )
  librisissimo | Jun 8, 2016 |
Think and chunky plot soup served with buttery character toast. Yum. ( )
  bemidt | Apr 20, 2016 |
Think and chunky plot soup served with buttery character toast. Yum. ( )
  bemidt | Apr 20, 2016 |
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Lois McMaster Bujoldprimary authorall editionscalculated
Bowers, David MCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Gavin, MargueriteNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Serrano,Ervinjacket designsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0060574747, Mass Market Paperback)

A magnificent epic tale of devotion, possession, obsession, and strange destiny from the author of the Hugo Award-winning

Paladin of Souls

Lois McMaster Bujold

The half-mad Prince Boleso has been slain by a noblewoman he had intended to defile -- and Lord Ingrey kin Wilfcliff must transport the body to its burial place and the accused killer, the Lady Ijada, to judgment. With the death of the old Hallow King imminent and the crown in play, the road they must travel together is a dangerous one. And though he is duty-bound to deliver his prisoner to an almost certain death, Ijada may be the only one Ingrey dares trust. For a monstrous malevolence holds the haunted lord in its sway -- and a great and terrible destiny has been bestowed upon him by the gods, the damned, and the dead.

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A forbidden spirit now inhabits the soul of Ijada, giving her senses she never wished for and an obligation no one sane would desire. At once psychically linked to the remarkable lady and repelled by what she carries within, Ingrey fears the havoc his own inner beast could wreak while on their journey, as he fights a powerful growing attraction, and an equally powerful compulsion to kill. The road they travel together is beset with dangers, and though duty bound to deliver Ijada to an almost certain execution, Ingrey soon realizes that she is the only one he dares trust. For a malevolent enemy with designs on a troubled kingdom holds Ingrey in his sway, and without Ijada's aid and love, the haunted lord will never be able to break free and realize the great and terrible destiny bestowed upon him by the gods, the damned, and the dead.… (more)

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