Lillian is the daughter of a King and the
second-in-command of the kingdom’s army. She is definitely
the tomboy of the family and her sister is the girly girl.
But, Lillian has grown up a lot in these last few years and
now also is drawn to some of the men she works with and
definitely appreciates the ‘view’ of many of the others.
Lillian’s Grandmother is a bitter old
woman who makes no attempt to even be civil to Lillian. She
has never liked her and thinks she should be more like a ‘real
lady’, like her sister Katrina. But, the people who really
love Lillian like her the way she is.
While Lillian struggles with not only her
Grandmother and her growing feelings for the commander of the
army there is an unknown force attacking the kingdom. This
force only attacks at night and appears to be using some sort
of dark magic, as the dead disappear in the daylight and while
their forces are decimated each night they keep coming back.
Suddenly Lillian is not sure whom she can
really trust. During a horrible accident she finally is able
to tell the commander of the army how she feels, but will it
be too late? Will the traitor in the mist be revealed and
will Lillian be able to finally let her guard down and love.
Warrior Woman was a
wonderful novel in the spirit of medieval romances, set in a
fantasy realm. Lillian was a spunky warrior woman who has
more than a few self-doubts which helps the story to stay
‘grounded’. The characters were all well written with some
being very likeable and some you wanted to ‘boo’ off the
pages. I thoroughly enjoyed Warrior Woman and
hope that this is the first of many books in this world,
written by Lyn Mangold.