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
Choreographer. Director. Actor. Educator. And lover of audio books! They are theatre for the mind!
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.
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.
I'm a bibliophile since early childhood. Love speculative fiction, odd premises, mystery novels that teach about different places and times.
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.
"Excellent science fictions"
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.
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