3.5 Stars, Katarina Palokova, Reviewed by Rena, Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Urban Fantasy, Torquere Press

Review: The Stonechild Betrothal by Katarina Palokova

Title: The Stonechild Betrothal

Author: Katalinya Palokova

Publisher: Torquere Press

Pages/Word Count: 55 Pages

Rating: 3.5 Stars

Blurb: Estli is a professional bodyguard and fighter for hire who stumbles on a job that looks like easy money: escort a cursed magician named Maurin Stonechild from a remote mountain village to the bustling town of Plains City to investigate an offer of arranged marriage. Complications begin right away, of course. Maurin’s curse is the stuff of legend. He is one of twelve people, referred to as the stone children, who were cursed at birth to carry a physical manifestation of their birthstone on their bodies. The stones give them enhanced but dangerous magical abilities, and many of them are feared and living in seclusion. Continue reading