That'll slow you down a bit!
If you continue the series, the next one is a bit of a slog at times.

Currently re-reading The Phoenix Bells by Kathryn Grant, a fantasy about a Chinese Emperor visiting Europe in 1632/3 to look for a bride! But the bride-to-be must be able to hear the 'phoenix bell' calls of dragons! (Which currently all live in a sanctuary near the Forbidden City)