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  • Home from the Sea

  • Elemental Masters, Book 7
  • By: Mercedes Lackey
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading
  • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
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In Edwardian Britain, magic is real. And Masters of the Elements control Fire, Water, Air, and Earth... Mari Prothero has lived all her life with her father, Daffyd, in a tiny fishing village on the coast of Wales. Though Daffyd takes his boat out on the sea regardless of weather, Mari has learned not to fear for his safety, for her father is a Water mage. Mari knows that in her family, children are expected to marry at 18, to an appropriate stranger. She, however, has no intention of agreeing to any arranged marriage....

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  • Mercedes Lackey Delivers Again

  • By Amanda on 06-08-12

Easily one of my favorites from Mercedes Lackey

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Reviewed: 07-03-18

An excellent entry in her Elemental Masters Series, Home from the Sea touched on Selkies--a much beloved set of mythical creatures I used to read about as a child. Moreover, this book gives us a look into how the various magical creatures in the world of Lackey's fantastical imagination interact with humans, magicians, and Elemental Masters, while giving us a fantastic story that feels both modern, and classic fairytale. Mari is likable character who has flaws, growth, and personality. Her stakes are extremely personal, easy to empathize, or relate to in some moments, and I truly hope to see her and her family in future books.