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Lady Charliss and the Waters of Moorue, by Chuck Black

Book 4 of the Knights of Arrethtrae: Lady Charliss, Knight of the Prince, has a choice to make. Does she save the man she loves, or does she save a village? She cannot do both. While she struggles to decide, her friendship is betrayed and her own life is placed in mortal peril.

This is an edge of your seat read. In Lady Charliss and the Waters of Moorue, Chuck Black, former fighter pilot and communications engineer, has written an outstanding allegory for youth of any age. I loved this book. I didn’t care it that was smack in the middle of a series from which I’d read nothing else. It was a complete story on it’s own from beginning to end.

If you like fantasy, coming of age, and/or quest novels, you will like this book. The vocabulary is best suited for 9-12 year-olds, but the story will span all ages. The story includes action, friendship, loyalty, betrayal, and a tiny touch of romance. It is also packed full of Christian principals and models wise decision-making skills, yet it does not come across as sappy or preachy.

The back of the book contains discussion questions for every chapter. These questions help one think about what one is reading in the story and relate it to Biblical precepts. There is also a music score in the back of the book titled, Journey to Moorue.  It was written by Emily Elizabeth Black.


Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Multnomah Press. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”


  1. Yea…. this one probably will NOT get me… today. Do you know, I’m the only living person apparently on the planet that does NOT care too much for The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe? Surveys have been taken! LOL!
    .-= Melli´s last blog ..Random Dozen… PLINK! =-.

    1. Melli — I didn’t care for The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, either. I forced myself to read it, but it was a chore.

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