..".we are all Death's pupils, we practitioners-students of the
When magic broke free in my blood, I chose to follow our ancient
family path and become a practitioner. I'm learning to heal, and to
protect innocents. I dip into minds, stalk vampires, and set wards
by the light of the moon. I can hear the children of the night
But there are other families...and other paths. Families with
twisted ambitions and frightening powers. On the frontier, folk
whisper that one clan is the most dangerous of all.
Chief among those dark sorcerers is a man known as the Keeper of
And now he wants to keep mine.
"With a clear, distinctive voice, Katharine Kimbriel invents and
re-invents magic on America's frontier" --Jane Yolen, the
award-winning author of "Briar Rose"
"charming...unusual...delightful...definitely worth checking
out" "--Locus Magazine"
"It is good to see this back--the Alfreda stories are one of the
reasons YA is so dynamic today. ...Little House on the Prairie
meets Harry Potter, with a dash of Stephen King." --Sherwood Smith,
author of "Crown Duel"
"This is one of the best historical dark fantasies I've ever
read. ...If you've not read any of Katharine Eliska Kimbriel's
books yet, what's stopping you?" "--Shiny Book Review"
..".Kimbriel made me almost miss my bus stop at work because I
had to read just one more page." "--The Bookpushers"
"It's hard to express how much I enjoyed this book. This is all
very, very well done. The characters are believable, the setting
feels real, and the magic is convincing, with real limitations,
rules, and costs. Highly recommended." "--Lis Carey's Library"
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||229 x 152 x 16mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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