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Albert Camus

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

a path through friendship and loyalty - Flying Away (The Flykeeper Chronicles, #1) by Caroline Gill

"What can I say. Almost a week after I finished the book I'm still in awe. The book is different. Strange even but at the same time so good. Just wow." - Goodreads, Ewalina


Description:

Published: January 12th, 2016

When Iolani Bearse was five years old, she lost her father to war. When she was nine, her mother died in a freak car accident. When Lani was fourteen, eerie green lights invaded, tearing her from the only home she had left.

Living as a runaway, dragging a horse and her cousin Eleanor across the countryside, Lani must learn to survive. Now Lani is the only person between the horrible, greedy lights and the last bit of family she has left. Her own heart is barely beating, but powerful memories pull her to Malcolm St. John. She fights what she feels, buried deep within her shattered soul.

Malcolm St. John always held his feelings in, especially about Iolani. So when she shows up on his doorstep, desperate and determined, Mal must decide if the wild tales she spins are the fragments of insanity or the last hope for a dying nation. This Lani is different from the child he knew. Something is coming for her, for him, and will not be stopped

If the cousins and Malcolm can’t escape the grasping hunters who hound them, the future of a broken America will be destroyed. Everything Lani has ever loved will burn with them. Somehow, she must find a path through friendship and loyalty to save them all.

"This has to be one of the strangest books I’ve read in a long time. Who knew files could be heroes. This is Ms. Gill’s first book, but she has two more in this series that will be released this year. I will be waiting in line. 
For a first time author, I was impressed by how well-written the story was. Her writing was magical and fanciful, light and dark." - Goodreads, Sahara

About the author:
Unusual stories attract me, ones in which the reader cannot easily see the ending or most of the journey. Visiting Rome during university studies, I found a simple truth sitting on buses, traveling all over the ancient city: the joy is in the Journey, in the people I meet, not in the destination. So, I write for you. I write for sanity. I write for chocolate and really good pizza.

16 comments:

Beppe DM said...

Thanks for the giveaway!!!

Jo-Anne B. said...

What an interesting sounding story! I'm curious to find out what Iolani and Mal do when they find out what the green lights are all about.

Claire Ayres said...

Sounds interesting and mysterious. Look forward to checking this out.

gregory said...

Thanks for competition!

Karla S said...

Sounds great,thanks for the chance!!

Ashley Kemp said...

Fun review- I agree that it was an intriguing read! :)

The Book Blitzer said...

Thank you for the terrific share! :) Definitely on my to-read list.

Esther Gerdzen said...

Thank you ! Sounds great .

Melissa Parkin said...

Beautiful cover! :)

Ally Swanson said...

Love the book cover! Very pretty and intriguing! Looking forward to checking out this book!

Jolanda LovestoRead said...

Thank you for the chance!

Judy Thomas said...

The cover is stunning.Thank you for sharing :)

Bunny Butt said...

thank you so much for doing this

Tammy D said...

sounds like a great read, thanks for the chance

Debbie Snell said...

It sounds like a lot of hardship and struggle but how a character develops and makes you feel for them in their struggle is sometimes a tough read but always worthwhile Looking forward to reading it and the outcome for the characters

Juana said...

I liked the book description, and I would love to read this story.