Review of A Matter of Magic by
Patricia C. Wrede

BEWARE: This book is a reprint of the previously published
books Mairelon the Magician and The Magician’s Ward.

I enjoyed this book (these books?) quite a lot. The main
character, Kim, was immediately engaging and the story moved along at a rapid

My favorite books are those in which I care what happens to
the people in them. This is such a book. It also has heart and energy and
laughter along with the kind of writing which keeps me up later than I planned because
I just keep turning pages.

The definition I use is if I immediately go look for other
books by the author it gets 5 stars. Which I did. So it does.

Highly recommended if you enjoy fine writing, wizards,
Regency England, and mysteries.

I give it 5 stars.

(See rating system at )

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