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by Sara M. Harvey

"Imogen is all that matters. After rescuing her lover from the forces that trapped her in The Convent of the Pure, Portia Gyony has lost Imogen once again to the darkness that surrounds them. The only way to reunite is to walk through the shadow-worlds of the dead and bring Imogen back to the body that awaits her a journey no nephilim was meant to take. Still seeking out the boundaries of her own power, Portia descends into a realm where all trade is in souls and the machinations of the world itself are coming undone. Her quest for Imogen becomes a battle of angels and demons, where clockwork warriors and shattered souls battle to keep the shadows of the dead from bleeding into the land of the living. The cost of saving one world from the other may be the sacrifice of Portia s lover once again."
Download The Labyrinth of the Dead epub
ISBN: 0984553509
ISBN13: 978-0984553501
Category: Literature
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
Author: Sara M. Harvey
Language: English
Publisher: Apex Publications (July 1, 2010)
Pages: 152 pages
ePUB size: 1515 kb
FB2 size: 1532 kb
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 882
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The story that Sara M. Harvey started in The Convent of the Pure continues in here. Imagination comes out in full force in this brilliant and incredibly entertaining story. The world that Portia enters in search of the soul of her lost love is brilliantly described and for all the fact that it is a world of shadows and lost (if not damned) souls comes alive. The pace of this story is just as fast as that of the first story and the action and drama never stops. The secrets that are uncovered are darker and even, in some cases, more disturbing. The setting itself is both unsettling and darker than the first novella. The action really starts when the city of Salus is entered. Salus is truly disturbing all on its own and amazing well imagined and described. It is well worth the price. If you enjoy steampunk, dark fantasy or even swords and sorcery I think that you will enjoy this amazing story.
Good entertainment
new thinking not the same old story . Must read and new fan. Sara is my new favorite fantasy author!
I purchased this book.

My review of the first book in the trilogy is here. [...]
Sara M. Harvey's novella trilogy is part urban fantasy and part steampunk. Featuring angels, demons and nephilim with surprising little religious content, Labyrinth of the Dead strikes at the same chord as Dante's Inferno. Warrior heroine Portia travels physically to the underworld to reclaim the spirit of her lover Imogen, whose body still lives in the upper worlds. But there are those to seek to use Imogen as a gateway to the living world.

Portia traveling bodily to the Netherworld puts her at great risk, because, as she learns, typically the spawn of celestials and humans by nature go to better afterlifes. But here Portia will learn the truth about her divine heritage, about what becomes of souls when the body dies and she'll face an old enemy and new betrayers in her quest to be with Imogen.

Harvey's world is rich for being so brief. Her vivid mix of technology and magic is appealing to fans of steampunk and urban fantasy. At its core Labyrinth of the Dead is a timeless love story, tapping into legends like Orpheus (if, instead of being a pied piper of the dead Orpheus magicked his way to the underworld, often with his own blood). Harvey's tale is a stand out in the science fiction/fantasy field for it's uniqueness and it's quiet, determined strength of storytelling. Here Portia, and Harvey, aren't content to let the tale unfold, but instead forge the fiction world into something powerful and enjoyable for readers.
You're breaking my heart here! OK, maybe a happy ending is out of the question, but maybe a happy interlude?

But seriously, I love this book this series and these characters. The volumes themselves are thin, and I know that'll turn some folks off, but the stories are well-written and engrossing. I hope like heck there's more - I wanna know what happens next!