Mary Weber’s Siren’s Fury changes the game set up in Storm Siren

Mary Weber’s Siren’s Fury changes the game set up in Storm Siren

Siren’s Fury is the second book in The Storm Siren Trilogy, and if you haven’t read the first, Storm Siren, this review will spoil it for you.  While I am pretty sure I like the idea of this series (and the gorgeous covers) more than I like the actual series, I enjoyed the second book enough that I want to finish the series. I rated both books in the series four stars.

Goodreads Summary

“I thrust my hand toward the sky as my voice begs the Elemental inside me to waken and rise. But it’s no use. The curse I’ve spent my entire life abhorring—the thing I trained so hard to control—no longer exists.”

Nym has saved Faelen only to discover that Draewulf stole everything she valued. Now he’s destroyed her Elemental storm-summoning ability as well.

When Nym sneaks off with a host of delegates to Bron, Lord Myles offers her the chance for a new kind of power and the whispered hope that it may do more than simply defeat the monster she loathes. But the secrets the Bron people have kept concealed, along with the horrors Draewulf has developed, may require more than simply harnessing a darker ability.

They may require who she is.

Set against the stark metallic backdrop of the Bron kingdom, Nym is faced with the chance to change the future.

Or was that Draewulf’s plan for her all along? 
My Thoughts

Siren’s Fury picked up where Storm Siren left off with that horrifying cliffhanger.  Now that Nym’s only remaining love interest has been absorbed by the Draewulf, things get a little more interesting.  Nym focuses on what she could possibly do to unattach the Draewulf (nothing, everyone assures her) and on discovering exactly what the Draewulf plans.  Readers will get a look at Eogan’s spartan-like society in this book, but for the most part it is a character driven narrative.  There is quite a bit of action and several surprises.  The loss of some characters and the retention of others changes the dynamic and the addition of a cryptic new prophecy keeps the story fresh.  Readers won’t be happy initially, but the ending is quite satisfactory and provides a nice affirmation for both Nym and readers.  If you enjoyed the first book, you will enjoy this book just as much, if not more.  

I received an ARC from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.


About queenbook

When the final bell rings, I stash those messy piles of essays and analysis assignments in a desk drawer and I head home to a pile of good books. My kids and dog eat too many chicken nuggets and the house could be neater, but as long as I get my daily read, I guess we are doing all right. When I was twelve and fifteen and eighteen and twenty, I believed I needed to get out there and do those things I had just been reading about, which ended in disaster, tears, a tattoo that scares me every time I catch a glimpse of it in the mirror, and the realization that some of us are meant for action, and some of us are meant to critique the pace of action in a book. I read primarily YA fiction as I have a rather hulking classroom library and a hundred high school readers to engage daily. Nothing makes me happier than coming to school and finding an impatient teenager waiting by my door to turn in a book and get another one just like it. I adore a good zombie, a medieval princess, or girl assassin (I would like them all in one book if you are a writer looking for some inspiration). I add historical mystery to my wish list a year in advance, and you should get out of my way when the next Outlander book comes out. I have an embarrassing fondness for rock star books, but only if they don’t get too trashy and embarrass me. My favorite book of all time is The Blue Castle by L.M. Montgomery. My book boyfriends include Gilbert Blythe, Alonzo Wilder, and Jamie Fraser. They are mine and you can’t have them.

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  1. Pingback: Siren’s Song is exactly the conclusion readers want from Mary Weber’s Storm Siren trilogy | Handheld Dream

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