The Branding

The Branding

Micaela Wendell

$10.95 January 2011
ISBN: 978-1-61194-009-1

At the time of publication author was 16 years old.

 
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Synopsis | Reviews

"I wish to place the Brand on this young girl.”

Morwen Aleacim, an elfin teen in the village of Aren, has always heard rumors of evil lurking in the great forests of the kingdom, where children vanish. Her own father disappeared into those forests, and Morwen is determined to find him. So she is secretly training to be a warrior—against the strict rules of decorum for girls—with the help of Armando, an aging human swordsman.

When Brynn, Morwen's own baby sister, vanishes, Morwen tracks her to the horrifying lair of Tobias, an inhuman Dark Wizard. There she strikes a deal with him—her service in return for Brynn's freedom.

He accepts. She'll go free along with Brynn for now, but is bound to him as his apprentice. To her horror, Tobias brands her—not with a fiery mark, but with a spell that will slowly transform her human body into a grotesque creature and her spirit into an obedient slave. When the transformation is complete she'll have no choice but to return to him forever.

Aided by Alan, a handsome elfin boy who will soon have a dark challenge of his own, Morwen sets out to find a wizard who can lift the spell. It's a race against time as she struggles to free her mind, body, spirit and heart from a horrible fate.

Reviews

"This is a really good book from a new author and a young one at that. Her writing takes you into the world of Morwen and the Elfin world of Aren." -- Sherrie, Just Books

"The Branding is a captivating tale and from the first sentence it keeps you on your toes until the very last page. The Branding is a great read for anyone who likes fantasy." -- Margo Nauert, Book Trends

"...this author has done a very good job for her debut, and will no doubt have many more fantasy realms to bring to her fans." -- Ellen Feld, Feathered Quill

"A creative quest, mixing adventure, romance, and danger." -- Angie, Bibliophile Support Group

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