The Soprano Sorceress
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The Soprano Sorceress

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Anna Marshall wishes she could be anywhere but Ames, lowa, and anything but a singer and music instructor at lowa State University. She gets far more than she expected when she is magically transported to the world of Erde. On Erde, Anna is no longer just a professional singer, she is a sorceress, potentially the strongest in the whole world. In this world, song is magic, and a wrong note can mean death to a sorcerer. Because Anna has trained for a lifetime to reach the level where she won't miss a note even under the worst conditions, she can sing more powerfully and precisely than anyone else. Anna's power does not go unnoticed. The moment she arrives, she becomes a target: both the political entities, who fear the unknown power she represents, and the sexist men of Erde, who fear a powerful woman, try to kill her. Merely to survive, Anna must learn enough song-magic and enough about Erde not only to ensure her survival, but to create a new life for herself.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 152.4 x 238.76 x 40.64mm | 884.5g
  • Starscape
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0765377756
  • 9780765377753
  • 883,741

About L. E. Modesitt

L. E. MODESITT, JR., is the bestselling author of over sixty novels encompassing two science fiction series and three fantasy series, including the Saga of Recluce. He lives in Cedar City, Utah.show more

Review quote

"Resplendent feminist fantasy with an inventive and expertly handled scenario, life-sized characters, and flawless plotting." --Kirkus Reviews Resplendent feminist fantasy with an inventive and expertly handled scenario, life-sized characters, and flawless plotting. Kirkus Reviews" "Begins a new, enchantingly musical series....Modesitt paints a convincing picture of a mature woman with integrity who, when given power and opportunity, rises from doormat to beneficent leader....Watching Anna disprove the old adage about absolute power and corruption makes this...a good deal of fun."--"Publishers Weekly"show more

Rating details

3,110 ratings
3.64 out of 5 stars
5 24% (752)
4 33% (1,037)
3 29% (895)
2 11% (330)
1 3% (96)
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