1 review for The Misted Cliffs by Catherine Asaro. Dolragon89 says: This is the other book i told you about in my Charmed Sphere review but i love it all the. One generation after war had nearly destroyed three nations, evil was returning. The promise of peace rested on Mel Dawnfield’s noble vow: to marry Cobalt the. The Misted Cliffs, July by Catherine Asaro Luna Featuring: Princess Melody Dawnfield; Cobalt the Dark pages. ISBN:

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His love is almost deadly it’s so extreme.

Cobalt attacks the fortress where Varquelle is being kept, freeing him from captivity. As an avid reader of Catherine Asaro, I got bored waiting for another Skolian book to come out and so decided to try her other series.

She doesn’t need to find herself; she’s xatherine done that through a safe, happy and secure childhood. A very quick read and I definitely enjoyed it. Cobalt the Dark is a man at war within himself. The three kingdoms are Aronsdale, Mistes, and the Misted Cliffs.

The Misted Cliffs — All About Romance

Like her parents, Mel is a sphere mage, although she is still coming into her powers. Chime and Muller’s daughter Melody Mel has grown into a beautiful, headstrong young woman. She is insightful, brave, loving, and true.

Do yourself a favor and pick up that series instead. The most ghe part of the book was Cobalt. Refresh and try again.

The Misted Cliffs (Lost Continent, book 2) by Catherine Asaro

Abused and isolated by his grandfather, Cobalt has long-simmering issues of anger and ambition. They’re talking about an heir that hasn’t even clirfs conceived yet. I don’t yet know the title of the third book in the trilogy, but no doubt it will bring us even deeper into this world where love and magic are intertwined.


First-time readers will have a bit of catching up to do, particularly when learning to understand the unique shape-and-color hierarchy used to describe magic, but the history lesson woven into the first few chapters of the novel is more than adequate to serve as an introduction to Aronsdale.

The book has a somewhat shallow feel.

Cobalt is just so intense and goes from one extreme to the other. Each book is somewhat formulaic, but enjoyable, and I always find myself interested in the lives of the characters. Cobalt is still walking a fine line between light and dark at the end of the novel and while he’s shifted that edge, it hasn’t vanished.

Be prepared for a lot of romantic tropes. It was as corny as I thr expected. Cobalt, on the other hand, is tormented both by the loss of his father to exile and by the abuse of his brutal grandfather. Mel is better — too much better.

For her enemies were gathering strength and they would soon unleash the darkest of evils in the name of war. The king of Aronsdale exiled Varquelle and made his cousin, Muller Dawnfield, the new king.

The Misted Cliffs

She sees through Cobalt and knows exactly how to calm him down. To me, this is more a story about redemption. Wilson does all these fantasy romance tropes Mel is a likeable enough lead who is trapped into marrying Cobalt, the Midnight Prince, son of the would-be conqueror from the first book. Asaro in The Charmed Sphere and Moonglow. But even Mel’s love may not be enough to keep blood from spilling across the surrounding kingdoms.

Deposed kings, sword and sorcery, magic and spells, kings and queens, dark-hearted rulers and self-sacrificing princesses, all combine to make this story one of the best. A tried and true formula of a haunted hero and a warm-hearted heroine, combined with the magic of a kingdom you’ll want to visit again dliffs again, make this book clitfs true winner.


Re-reading is in order. What I found more interesting, however, was Cobalt. Award-winning author Catherine Asaro, creator of The Skolian Empire, returns to the world of Aronsdale, a place rich with magic and power.

Books by Catherine Asaro. After reading Lawhead’s The Pendragon Thrthe battles just didn’t seem realistic catheeine all, I mean, besides the whole mage business.

June 4, Publication Date: Just clifds moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Asaro at her writing best. Trained as a mage and excellent swordsmen, Mel is her parents’ pride and joy. It had less cliffa that good vs. I would have liked to know more about Jarid and Iris though. Aug 03, Steph rated it it was amazing Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet.

The move from regions where magic is appreciated to a region where it’s feared and misunderstood was interesting. The Misted Cliffs is even better than the first book in the series: With only her uncontrolled spells to guide her, isolated in Cobalt’s solitary home in the Misted Cliffs, knowing poisoned blood ran through her husband’s veins, Mel struggled to embrace her unexplored mage powers and unveil the aaaro in her shadowy ,isted world– including the radiance hidden in her husband’s soul.

However, many of the characters are quite two-dimensional and predictable. Coming home has never felt so good. For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. I tossed up between an 8 and a 9 for a rating for this book.