As a child, Coriel Halsing spent many glorious summers at Castle Auburn with her half-sister--and fell in love with a handsome prince who could never be hers. But now that she is a young woman, she begins to see the dark side of this magical place.


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"Fantasy Remarkably Rich In Characterization"
Reviewed by Leslie Tramposch
Posted August 7, 2001

Sharon Shinn is a remarkable storyteller with a real gift for exposing human nature by placing ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances. In doing so they become more than they ever would have been otherwise. SUMMERS AT CASTLE AUBURN is a Cinderella story of sorts, although a bolder Cinderella Read more...

"Enjoyable Medieval Romantic Fantasy"
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted August 21, 2001

Her father is noble, but her mother is not and besides they never wed.  Coriel Halsing spends much of the year under the tutelage of her grandmother who is teaching her to become a herbalist or perhaps a witch depending on your perspective.  One season of the year she spends Read more...


Summers At Castle Auburn
by Sharon Shinn

Berkley Pub Group (Ace Books)
April 1, 2001
Available: November 7, 2006
ISBN #0441008038
EAN #9780441008032
355 pages
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Sharon Shinn

Angels of Darkness
Troubled Waters
Never After
Unusual Suspects
Fortune and Fate
Elemental Magic
Reader and Raelynx
Dark Moon Defender
The Queen In Winter
Mystic and Rider
Powers of Detection: Stories of Mystery and Fantasy
To Weave a Web of Magic
Jenna Starborn
Summers at Castle Auburn
Wrapt In Crystal
Heart Of Gold

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