I am happy to say I have discovered another intensely talented historical fiction author. Lori Benton is a master at her craft and talented beyond words. She has the ability of including detail and characters with depth without boredom. A Flight of Arrows is a beautiful story about two families who were brought together in a tragic way. Standing in the wake of decisions made, Two Hawks and Anna must overcome many obstacles to find their way to each other.
At 378 pages, this novel is not for the eager reader who craves instant gratification and predicability. This book is full of action and subplots. There are many characters, all well developed, but much to keep up with. While this is a love story of sorts, it is not entirely about one couples love story. A Flight of Arrows is about family, friendship, lost and found relationships, and a coming together of people.
My only wish for this particular book is that I would have like to read the first book in the series. Lori Benton does a nice job of bringing you in to the story, but I always like to know the back story. Other than that, this book is marvelous. I was given a complimentary copy of this book by BloggingforBooks in exchange for an honest review. All options are my own and I have not been compensated.