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The Finest Choice

(2005)
(The second book in the Finest Trilogy series)
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They were the Finest Creations-mystically forged creatures of perfection sent by the creators to aid the Fallen (mankind) during their mortal existence.
Though they resemble ordinary horses they are highly intelligent, capable of communicating telepathically and completely moral. They are assigned to bond with individuals of great potential and then protect them from harm while guiding them along a path of virtue.

Gallant-Stallion has found his charge, a young girl by the name of Kalantha. Her brother, soon to be king, is the pawn of a deceitful and murderous bishop who covets the royal power and has allied himself with creatures of the dark arts. The Finest has successfully removed Kalantha from his influence but now must contend with the other temptations of the world--the lure of power, the mystery of learning and knowledge, and the intrigue and freedom of adventure and independence.

Kalantha is still young and bitter over her lot in life, betrayed, envious, and scared, and her mentor Gallant-Stallion is unsure of how to lead her as is his duty as her Finest.

The Finest series combines elements of Misty Lackey's Valdemarr series with C.S.Lewis's Narnia for an inspiring tale of mystical intrigue and the crucible of morality for mankind.

Genre: Fantasy

Used availability for Jean Rabe's The Finest Choice

Hardback Editions

September 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Finest Choice (Finest Trilogy)
Author(s): Jean Rabe
ISBN: 0-7653-0821-5 / 978-0-7653-0821-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Paperback Editions

April 2018 : Paperback
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Title: The Finest Choice
Author(s): Jean Rabe
ISBN: 1-73200-363-7 / 978-1-73200-363-7
Publisher: Boone Street Press
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August 2006 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Finest Choice (Finest Trilogy)
Author(s): Jean Rabe
ISBN: 0-7653-4728-8 / 978-0-7653-4728-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
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Kindle Editions

April 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Finest Choice: book two of the Finest trilogy
Author(s): Jean Rabe
Publisher: Boone Street Press
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