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Misty Massey

Misty Massey fantasy author Misty Massey and her husband and son live in South Carolina. Learn more about her at Misty Massey‘s website.

Mad Kestrel: Unoriginal, but fun

Mad Kestrel by Misty Massey

Kestrel is a Promise, a child born with magical abilities, and as such, she should have been turned over to the Danisobans, terrifying wizards who control all magic on the Nine Islands. Instead, her parents died saving her from the magic wielders, and Kestrel has spent her entire life running from the magic she fears. Fortunately for her, Danisoban abilities are neutralized by salt water, so she takes to the seas and a life of piracy. When her captain is lead into a trap by the rogue McAvery, she takes it upon herself to save him, and her one place of safety.

Mad Kestrel is a fun romp of a book. Probably inspired by the recent success of Jack Sparrow, this book captures the same rollicking feel. The characters are interesting and memorable, and written with a distinct flair that makes them all easy to imagine, especially the aging Captain Binns, Kestrel, master gunner Shadd, an... Read More