Ill Wind (Weather Warden, Book 1)

by Rachel Caine | Science Fiction & Fantasy |
ISBN: 0451459520 Global Overview for this book
Registered by CheriePie of Campbell, California USA on 9/12/2004
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Journal Entry 1 by CheriePie from Campbell, California USA on Sunday, September 12, 2004
The Wardens Association has been around pretty much forever. Some Wardens control fire, others control earth, water, or wind—and the most powerful can control more than one element. Without Wardens, Mother Nature would wipe humanity off the face of the earth....

Joanne Baldwin is a Weather Warden. Usually, all it takes is a wave of her hand to tame the most violent weather. But now Joanne is trying to outrun another kind of storm: accusations of corruption and murder. So she's resorting to the very human tactic of running for her life....

Her only hope is Lewis, the most powerful Warden. Unfortunately, he's also on the run from the World Council. It seems he's stolen not one but three bottles of Djinn—making him the most wanted man on earth. And without Lewis, Joanne's chances of surviving are as good as a snowball in—well, a place she may be headed. So she and her classic Mustang are racing hard to find him because there's some bad weather closing in fast....

Journal Entry 2 by CheriePie from Campbell, California USA on Friday, October 27, 2006
I was glad I finally found time to read the first book of this series. The concept of wardens who control the four elements—earth, air (wind), fire, water (rain)—and thus impact everything from the weather to tree and plant growth was an interesting concept. And the addition of the Djinn, sort of like a genie, adds an additional element of magic to the story.

Though the story is primarily action-based and fantasy, there's a bit of romance in the side story going on too, though it's definitely secondary to the main story, which I appreciate since I can only take my romance with a "bite" or a "murder" or some other danger. :) I thought it started off slow, but the action quickly picked up and drew me in. I'm now looking forward to reading the rest of the books in this series.

This is heading shortly to ladiibbug per a trade for A Bite to Remember.

Journal Entry 3 by CheriePie at Private Swap in Media Mail, Postal Release -- Controlled Releases on Sunday, November 05, 2006

Released 12 yrs ago (11/6/2006 UTC) at Private Swap in Media Mail, Postal Release -- Controlled Releases

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Mailed to ladiibbug along with 2 CandyDarling bookrings on 6-Nov-2006 via Media Mail.

Journal Entry 4 by ladiibbug from Paradise, California USA on Wednesday, November 15, 2006
11/15/06 Arrived today - thanks!

12/06 Very enjoyable blend of "murder, mayhem, magic & meteorology". I'm very happy to have *finally* begun to read this much-recommended series!

Paranormal VBB - RSVD


Journal Entry 5 by ladiibbug from Paradise, California USA on Sunday, January 28, 2007
2/2/07 Mailing off to CheesyGiraffe in Paranormal VBB, Round 6 or 7 (?) - Hope you like this as much as I did! - TRAVELING (with #2 Heat Stroke)

Journal Entry 6 by cheesygiraffe from Florence, Alabama USA on Sunday, February 11, 2007
Received in the mail yesterday. Thanks!

Journal Entry 7 by cheesygiraffe from Florence, Alabama USA on Monday, September 03, 2007
Finished this book in a day. I'm really enjoying the Weather Warden series. I've already dug into book #2. :)

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