Book - 1998
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In this new episode of the Tales of Alvin Maker, Alvin's wife Peggy, whose knack is to read the heartfire of other people and know their futures, makes a perilous journey to the court of the exiled king of England in the southern city of Charleston. There she hopes to somehow influence the king and change the dreadful future she sees -- a war between the free nations and the slave nations of North America.Alvin, meanwhile, has been led by his destiny northward to the village of Salem in New England, there to confront a legacy of fear that has branded all knacks as witchcraft.With Heartfire, international bestseller Orson Scott Card continues the story of Alvin, a child of destiny now grown to manhood.
Publisher: New York : Tor, 1998.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780312867287
Branch Call Number: SF
Characteristics: 301 p. ; 25 cm.


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Jun 14, 2012

Book 5 of the Alvin Maker series. The horrible cover art spewed onto this series continues to give the impression that this is a Harlequin Romance Novel of the lowest order. Nothing could be further from the truth. This is a great series (see my other reviews) and worth reading. The romance between the hero and his childhood love does indeed take center stage here, but the book (and the series) is much more than that. Just read it.


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