Princess Of Wisdom

Wisdom Chronicles – Book Two

Fiction - Fantasy - Epic
288 Pages
Reviewed on 09/13/2016
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Author Biography

I am a native Californian currently living in Southern California with my wife of forty-nine years. I retired in 2008 from a 39 year career in the printing industry which included production, sales and management. During that time I wrote magazine articles and advertising copy but had never attempted a novel length work.

I began writing my first novel, Wizard of Wisdom , at the age of sixty-three. I wrote Books Two and Three — Princess of Wisdom and Children of Wisdom — while searching for an agent and/or publisher for Book One. Double Dragon e-books accepted the entire series for publication in late 2010.

Book Four, Kingdom of Wisdom was released March 26, 2013, while Book Five, Heirs Of Wisdom (originally titled Loss of Wisdom until the characters hijacked the story and forced the change) debuted in January, 2015, and Book Six, Gods of Wisdom, was released in February, 2016.

As of this writing, I intend that Book Seven, Origin of Wisdom—A Prequel , will complete the series.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Ruffina Oserio for Readers' Favorite

Princess of Wisdom is book two in the Wisdom Chronicles by Walter C. Conner, an electrifying epic fantasy. It has been four years since the confrontation between Wil and the Wizard of Wisdom. Now, elements of evil are amalgamating and floating towards the earth, corrupting anyone who comes into contact with it. Greyleige has unleashed an evil that could destroy the world and a patch of it opens a portal to its very source. There is only one person who can help defeat the darkness, Wil, but he is forbidden to leave the Old Forest. It’s interesting to see how Wil will handle this and the help that comes from unexpected places.

Princess of Wisdom is an excellent story in the fantasy genre, a tale involving magic on a grand scale and a love story that is equally enthralling. There is a lot that fans of fantasy will enjoy. First off, the writing is impeccable, laced with powerful and vivid descriptions. The characters are very compelling in an intoxicating kind of way, well rounded and solid. Walter C. Conner’s use of stream of consciousness technique helps to beef up the plot and deepen the conflict. It also offers a psychological depth to the story. For instance, this soliloquy is moving: “What do I say to the man I love after four long years? What do I do if my belief that he loves me as I do him turns out to be wrong? Either way, how am I to act… or react? Am I willing to let him kiss me right away? If not right away, when? And what then?”

I enjoyed every bit of this book, including characters like Wil, trapped in a difficult dilemma, the courageous princess, and the cunning wizard. Even minor characters are well sculpted. A really epic work of fantasy.