Book Review of The Forest House (Avalon, Bk 2)

The Forest House (Avalon, Bk 2)
Helpful Score: 3

The Forest House - the prequel to Marion Zimmer Bradley's much beloved and enduring classis, The Mists of Avalon - is a mesmerizing epic of one woman's pivotal role at a turning point in history, brough to magnificent, unforgettable life.

She was Eilan, the daughter of a Druidic warleader and gifted with visions. In a land struggling to survive both Roman conquerors and her pwn people's enemies, surely fate had marked her to become a priestess of the Forest House.

But first Eilan had chosen a different, forbidden path - to love Gaius, a soldier of mixed blood among the legions sent to subdue her country. And so, she must hide a terrible secret when she is anointed as the new High Priestess. With mightly enemies poised to usurp the wealth of magic the Forest House sheltered, Eilan could only trust in the power of the great Goddess to find her destiny admidst the treacherous labyrinth in which fate had placed her...