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Author: Colleen Houck


Published: June 7, 2011


Pages: 496


Rating: 4/5 Stars








Description from Goodreads:




Kelsey Hayes is no ordinary college freshman. In fact, the eighteen-year-old girl has just returned from India, where she risked her life—and her heart—to rescue a handsome Indian prince from a terrible curse. Back home in Oregon, Kelsey is determined to move on, despite the lingering feelings she has for the man she left behind. She meets Li, a completely average guy who offers the promise of an ordinary, curse-free life. But just when Kelsey is ready to move on, Ren reenters her life, on a quest to reclaim her heart. Danger threatens their newly rekindled love and to save him, Kelsey must journey with someone else—a man who wants her for himself. The saga begun in Tiger’s Curse continues in Tiger’s Quest, as Kelsey finds herself in an epic battle between good and evil. From the shores of the Pacific Northwest to the jungles of India, the mountains of Nepal and Tibet, and the mystical realm of Shangri-la, this suspenseful tale of love, sacrifice, and redemption is not to be missed.


Review:




This book picks up where the first left off. The first part finds Kelsey back home in Oregon and attending college, trying to put her tiger adventure behind her. But Ren comes to find her and danger follows. In an attempt to unravel another prophecy, Kelsy travels to Nepal and the mythical city of Shangri-la. Another action packed adventure follows as she attempts to save the tigers from their curse.



This is Houck's second novel and the writing shows vast improvement from the first book. There is none of the slower, simple writing found in the first book. This book will capture your attention from the first pages and not let up until the very end. The details of the prophecy are amazing and Houck's ability to come up with unique, exciting adventures is notable. Those who enjoyed the first book will be very pleased, this sequel will continue to capture your attention and heart as Kelsey tries to help the tigers while finding the love she seeks. If you did not read the first novel you can


pick up this one and understand what is going on. This is an excellent series and I am looking forward to the next one.




Rating: An excellent and well done adventure/love story that is well worth your time.

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