My Review of
Caged: The Clans of Arcadia
By Arwen Chandler.
Caged is the first book I’ve read by this author after coming across the cover on Facebook. I really enjoyed the magic of this story and following the captive faeries, dragons and changelings throughout the book. I also liked that this is a rather quick read packed with emotions and adventures related to a battle and that can be read within three hours or an afternoon in my case. I will have to go back now and read the other two books in the series.
The story itself follows many magical faerie, dragons, and changeling as they try and create peace between the Elusive cult of Bahs. While doing so they discovered a captured fairy who, like her family, was born behind bars, waiting for the day when her powers would be fully drained. A battle takes place, but who will come out alive? You’ll have to read this book to book to find out.
All the characters in this book have their own story and special way about them. Two of my favourite characters were Caderyn and Alurea because their friendship seemed special and I liked how they bonded when they were trapped and helped each other in the best way possible.
I also loved the vivid description that dragged me into the story and helped me imagine every scene and get a sense of what the characters looked like, as well as the wonderful world around them that set the tone for the battles and some heartfelt moments ahead.
Chapters are written through the point of view of different leading characters, which not only helped me connect with the characters, but also revealed a great deal about their goals and feelings throughout their journey.
I thought the author did a great job with the ending; it was emotional, yet magical all at the same time and kept open the possibility of another book in the series. If you like mystical creature and lands laced with battles and dragons this book is for you.
Caged is free to download on Kindle at the moment.