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Ben thought his grandfather's bedtime stories were make-believe, but now the evil darklings have invaded his town. When a mysterious package arrives containing his grandfather's old journal, Ben knows he has the key to stop them. Unfortunately, the journal is encrypted. With the help of his Best friend Sara, Ben must unlock the journal's secrets and stop the darklings, but ...more
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Published (first published January 26th 2011)
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Lyndz
Ben grew up hearing bedtime stories from his grandfather about the Darklings. He assumed they were fairy tales until one day the Darklings invaded his home town. This is the story of how Ben teaches himself, with clues left behind by his grandfather, how to fight the Darklings and their rulers. The fate of his city rests in his hands.

The Darkling Wind was a good little weekend read. I think that the ideal audience for this book is probably early young adult. The majority of the dialog seemed ve
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Rick F.
Jamie Sedgwick has shown herself to be a first rate writer in that she has that rare ability to combine original and intriguing characters, locations and plot into a work of pure perfection.
As one who has read many, many books- it is so nice to have one come along Sleeps that so -Jamie Sedgwick is a writer to savor!!

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Anne (Angel Anne Reviews) Nelson
I would like to thank Author Jamie Sedgwick for the opportunity to read for review The Darkling Wind, and then in turn give my fair and unbiased opinioned review of yet another of his novels.


~~~~ A wicked wind is blowing this way ~~~~

Ben had always thought his grandfather’s bedtime stories about the darklings were make believe, but now the darklings have invaded his hometown and only Ben can stop them. When a mysterious package arrives containing his grandfathers old journal and a crystal pend
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Carole
** I received this signed book as a Goodreads First-Reads Giveaway**

I thoroughly enjoyed this novel. It was a fast paced book that I was able to read in an afternoon. I can often get bored and skim read when an author chooses to over embellish with too much description or background information. There was no skim reading here. The author used just the right amount of description and not a bit too much. I had a complete visual of the characters, town, and such. I found this “Good vs. Evil” plot r
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Melissa
Great story, well written, twists. This was a very easy read, finished in a few hours. I thoroughly enjoyed the story and plot. I am more excited to read this book to my young neighbor who is 6 with a higher than usual level of understanding. I also plan to gift this book to my nephew who is 11. If you are looking for a book to gift to a young person, this is a good one. Please don't misunderstand me, this story will approach a young reader with none of the silliness that one would automatically ...more
Katrina Sutton
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I am so excited to receive a copy of Darkling Wind! It sounds delightfully spine chilling. I can't wait until it arrives. :)

You know that feeling you get when you read a story that is downright eerie and suspenseful that you become so enthralled with what is going to happen next? This is definitely one of those books that leaves you with wanting more of all of that. The minute I started reading The Darkling Wind, I became so memorized with the story, I found it to be a great p
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Sharon Benham
I thoroughly enjoyed this book from beginning to end.

The story of Ben, whose destiny is really something special, and his best friend Sara, their adventure and Ben's true purpose.

I had not heard of this author before but will definitely look for more of his books to read.

I highly recommend this book.
Doug
This was a great story. It is nice to read a story from a kids perspective and feel that the kid is telling it. I would have liked a little more flash back to when the story teller was younger for more of a background. The twists into the end were well done.

I am going to share this with my 10 year old.
Natalie
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Reanne
I got this for free through Goodreads First Reads. Unfortunately, I can't recommend it. It's very amateurish, both in style and in content. Don't waste your time.
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I'm married with three children. I live in Northern California surrounded by grapevines and redwood groves. I write mystery, thriller, sci-fi, and fantasy. I enjoy camping, building canoes, making wine, restoring classic cars, blacksmithing, and black powder firearms.
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