Review: Treasure

Treasure by Megan Derr
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

I picked up Treasure at Rainbow Con due to the cover and nothing else. I was suckered in at the table (those ladies are serious sellers) and I like high fantasy. So beyond the fact that clearly it takes place on the water somehow I knew nothing about the story. It’s a pretty decent high fantasy book with excellent world building and a good story arc that can easily be played out over the entire five book series. My problem is simply I never connected with either couple and so the end left me cold. I can appreciate it intellectually and admire the quality writing but as a romance it did nothing for me. I’d probably recommend this more to high fantasy fans who can appreciate elaborate world building and an incredibly complex plot than to romance fans per se. Continue reading