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Trail of Lightning epub Ð Hardcover Ú johnscyclingdiary Õ [BOOKS] ⚡ Trail of Lightning Author Rebecca Roanhorse – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk While most of the world has drowned beneath the sudden rising waters of a climate apocalypse Dinétah formerly the Navajo reservation has been reborn The gods and To the rez to unravel clues from ancient legends trade favors with tricksters and battle dark witchcraft in a patchwork world of deteriorating technologyAs Maggie discovers the truth behind the disappearances she will have to confront her past if she wants to surviveWelcome to the Sixth Wor Originally posted at in Rebecca Roanhorse’s debut urban fantasy novel Trail of Lightning protagonist Maggie Hoskie is talking to a couple whose daughter was stolen by a monster The girl’s mother asks Maggie if she can save their child Maggie responds only that she can find her a distinction the desperate and grieving woman recognizes Our first impression of Maggie is of a woman who believes that once evil touches you it gets inside you and stays there And it isn’t something Maggie just believes about little girls who get stolen by monsters – she believes it about herselfPlotting is never the main attraction in urban fantasy Not that good storytelling isn’t important; it most definitely is But the setting is the hook that draws you in and the protagonist is the spark that lights the fire Roanhorse nails both of those things with a vengeance Trail of Lightning is set entirely in Dinétah the Navajo Nation reborn after a combination of ecological catastrophe and mass energy crises caused mass flooding and worldwide collapse The devastation ushered in the Sixth World the return of the gods and monsters and heroes of Navajo legend to the mortal world For Maggie it activated clan powers deep in her lineage that make her Living Arrow or really good at killingWhen Trail of Lightning starts golem like monsters are terrorizing families throughout Dinétah and Maggie is on the hunt for the witch responsible for creating them Grandpa Tah an adoptive father figure for Maggie thinks she needs a partner and hooks her up with his grandson Kai At first Maggie is downright hostile to the idea of having a partner but Kai seems to have an uncanny talent for persuasion and soon proves himself useful But before they can make any headway the trickster god Ma’ii an old “frenemy” of Maggie’s shows up with a side uest for Maggie and Kai a seemingly unrelated ploy for Maggie’s attention that does however provide her with some important tools for achieving her goalThe main story of Trail of Lightning comes to a satisfying enough conclusion though its digressions occasionally disrupt the novel’s pacing and the answers basically just fall into Maggie’s lap at the end Where it does succeed brilliantly however is in drawing the reader deeper into the mythology of the Sixth World and into Maggie’s fascinating and blood drenched backstory – her grandmother’s death at the hands of a witch her toxic relationship with the legendary immortal monsterslayer Neizghání The novel became a process of discovery for me of Roanhorse’s world and the people who inhabit it one that mines a rich vein of emotional and visceral impact and left me wanting Many thanks to Edelweiss and Saga Press for the opportunity to read this ARC

reader È Trail of Lightning ☆ Rebecca Roanhorse

A small town needs help finding a missing girl Maggie is their last and best hope But what Maggie uncovers about the monster is much larger and terrifying than anything she could imagineMaggie reluctantly enlists the aid of Kai Arviso an unconventional medicine man and together they travel an indigenous Mad Max Fury Road whom else is crying

Rebecca Roanhorse ☆ Trail of Lightning reader

Trail of LightningWhile most of the world has drowned beneath the sudden rising waters of a climate apocalypse Dinétah formerly the Navajo reservation has been reborn The gods and heroes of legend walk the land but so do monstersMaggie Hoskie is a Dinétah monster hunter a supernaturally gifted killer When Blog | Instagram | Twitter | Tumblr | Youtube | TwitchThis was the November pick for the Dragons and Tea Book Club 🐉☕