Leigh Richards is a pen name of best-selling author Laurie R. King. She fully brings her talent for vivid drama and suspense to Califia's Daughters.
©2004 Laurie R. King; (P)2005 Recorded Books, LLC
I don't know, if I have a paper copy, I will not buy the audio edition. But it is an excellent audio presentation. Particularly science-fiction, by this author.
The way the author presented the story.
It was clear and crisp.
I enjoyed the science fiction aspect of the story. I think it would make a good filmic mini series.
"Not as epic as I expected"
If you are looking for epic Amazon fight scenes this is NOT the book for you. I was expecting fierce female warriors to be fighting each other for control over land and the male population. But this was not the case. I would have added much more action to much village life and not enough war life.
She is able to paint amazing picture with just her voice. I was truly able to see this strange futuristic time.
disappointment.... not what i was expecting. But not an awful book. It was well written.
"Well done Ms. King"
Out of her comfort zone I think, but well done. A story that captures your imagination and makes you wonder, "what if?" Hardest part to read is about the dogs, but Laurie King always puts a bit of and edge in her novels. Glad I read it.
"A world of strong women and fragile men"
Speculative fiction about a world where men have become fragile and rare, and women run the world out of necessity. It's a bit sprawling, but it's a good read. The dogs might well be the best part of it in some ways. It covers the complexity of the male/female spectrum, in some interesting concepts. Not a great book, but a good read.
"again and again"
This was one of the best from this author I've read. I love the characters and hope its a series.
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