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About the Book
Author: Charmayne Hafen
Genre: Young Adult, Adventure, Mythology
Release Date: August 25, 2019
When the abandoned princess discovers a friend, some muscle, and a passion for swords, she also acquires the crucible by which she uncovers the mysterious key to unlock her grief and win true freedom. Or will her strength confound her future in the kingdom to which she rides?
At the mythical edge of the Berkshire Forests, Wren finds herself rattling around in an austere castle, abandoned by the King and Queen. King Belodawn seems to blame his daughter for the mysterious disappearance of his wife, and he avoids his daughter at all costs in favor of conquests requiring his person away from the kingdom. But, things are about to change; the princess has matured. Wren’s spirit refuses to remain the lost bird she became at age twelve. With the aid of the cook and the cook’s son, Wren discovers her unknown dexterity in sword fighting. With it, she believes a new community in which to live will open up but is this young girl prepared to encounter deceptive ghosts, angels, and demons in the maze of the forest to attain her aim?
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Wren is coming of age, so it is time for her to learn how to use a sword. She has lost her mother and father. She becomes friends with Aleric, who helps her out. After learning the sword, she is determined to fight the dragon.
I loved the illustrations in the book. They were pencil drawings. They added so much to the story.
Usually, I’m not too fond of fantasy type books, but I did like this one. I enjoyed Wren. She was so determined to fight the dragon. There was a surprise ending that I never suspected.
I received a complimentary copy of the book from the publisher through Celebrate Lit. This book review is my opinion.
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