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Book 2 in the Winternight Trilogy.


This one continues with the story of Vasya to whom we are introduced in the first book.  Like the first book it's a Russian fairy tale, so set in Russia with much description of snow and dangerously cold temperatures, demons, fairy folk (domovoi), ghosts etc.  We get to know a lot more about the winter King, introduced in the first book by Vasya's nurse and we hear more about  Russian tradition and much about horses.  


It's just as entertaining a read as the first one and I'm looking forward to the third one.





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I loved this one too. I've got the third one on my Kindle and am keeping it for that moment when I know I'm going to need a book I can be totally wrapped up in.

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