Midwest Book Review: Anne Steelyard Garden Of Emptiness Volume 2

by Jeff

Midwest Book Review

OCT091040 Midwest Book Review: Anne Steelyard Garden Of Emptiness Volume 2Anne Steelyard: The Garden of Emptiness
Barbara Hambly, et al.
Penny Farthing Press
2000 W. Sam Houston Pkwy. South, Suite 550, Houston, TX 77042
9780984214303, $14.95, www.amazon.com

“Anne Steelyard and The Garden of Emptiness, Act II: The Gate of Dreams and Starlight” is the second volume of adventures starring Anne Steelyard, a very independent minded young woman whose is determined to break away from the social strictures of a dominating father and British society to live life on her own terms. An amateur archaeologist in the years just preceding World War I, Anne is caught up in Middle Eastern intrigue as she helps the British intelligence service in finding out what the Turks and the Germans are up to, as well as trying to locate a long lost city of antiquity. A kind of female ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ combined with the feminine equivalent of an ‘Indiana Jones’, Anne’s action/adventure saga is spiced with the mystical and magical. “Anne Steelyard and The Garden of Emptiness, Act II: The Gate of Dreams and Starlight” is a thoroughly entertaining graphic novel read that will leave Barbara Hambly’s fans looking eagerly toward the next thrilling installment!

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