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The Messenger

3.5  ·  Rating Details ·  2 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
A Young Adult Paranormal Novel

Seventeen-year-old Alexis Forsyth is hardly looking forward to moving from her home in California to Kent, Washington, to live with her older cousin, Liam. She never would have dreamed that she would uncover a secret over a hundred years old. But when she meets the skinwalker and begins to learn about the dangers of his world, she wonders if s
230 pages
Published July 17th 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing
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Having finished this book, I’m not entirely sure how I felt about it. Admittedly, the stuff I liked, I liked a lot. For example, I really liked the idea of the skinwalkers, and how they weren’t just random shapeshifters. I liked that they basically had their own mythology and culture, and the clever way it was tied in with Native American culture. This was definitely my favourite aspect of the book – especially the fact that each totem only applied itself to one specific person.

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Charlotte Babb
Sep 14, 2013 Charlotte Babb rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy, ya-fantasy
Orphaned seventeen-year-old Alexis moves to Washington state to live with a cousin at her mother’s death, where she meets Cougar, a Native Amercian teen who can transform into a cougar. This is a forbidden love because the shapeshifters or skinwalkers hate the whites,

Cougar falls for Alexis, but his clan brothers, Dante, who shapeshifts into a grizzly, and Caleb, who becomes an eagle, think that Cougar is a traitor to their kind and to their people. Cougar is trying to learn better control of t
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