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{A Ranger’s Tale: Mysti Parker}A Ranger's Tale by Mysti Parker
Series: Tallenmere Series
Published by Melange Books on April 22, 2013
Genres: Fantasy, Romance
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback
Source: Read for Review
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{Synopsis} –In the fantasy world of Tallenmere, an elven noblewoman longed to leave her gilded cage. A half-breed former pirate wanted nothing more than to escape his guilty past. Easier said than done…

High elf Caliphany Aranea leads an enviable life as King Leopold's niece and daughter of Sirius, Leogard's most famous wizard. Yet, being forced to follow in her father's footsteps and being betrothed to a man she doesn't even like makes her want a taste of life outside the city walls.

As a young boy, half-elf Galadin Trudeaux witnessed his parents' death at the hands of pirates. After being raised by those same murderers and forced to do their bidding, he escaped and now lives an honest life as a sea merchant and ranger.

When two brutes at Leogard Harbor attempt to kidnap Caliphany while she dreams of faraway lands, Galadin comes to her rescue. Impressed by his skills, she asks him to train her as a ranger. Though he is hesitant at first to train a woman of her class, Caliphany's hefty sack of gold finally persuades him. Unfortunately, her father is not amused, and the two must escape before Caliphany faces a forced marriage and Galadin faces a noose.

From that moment on she and Galadin embark on an adventure of a lifetime. Only if they can survive the trials ahead, will they find a love that stands the test of time.

{My Thoughts} – This book is about a High Elf named Caliphany Aranea. She is a very special High Elf because her Uncle is the King of the land in which she lives. She has dreams, wants, goals and desires, but her father will hear nothing of them. He wants her to carry on the family traditions and become a great Mage like he is. She isn’t allowed to make her own choices she is confined to inside the city walls and must obey what her father wants of her. She finds a way to take part in things that she desires while her father is gone on business. She meets new people and she learns new things. When her father returns she is thrown into a cellar and locked up because of her disobedience. A lot of emotions take place in this book such as: love, hatred, betrayal, desire, lust, and more. I enjoyed reading this book very much once I initially got past the first couple of chapters. After that it was a difficult book to put down. If you would like to find out what happens to Caliphany you will have to read the book.

Final Conclusion: 5 Star Rating.