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The Stone of Shadows (The Wheel of the Year #1)

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When Thia McDaniel's great aunt Lettie sends her a polished crystal sphere and tells her to protect it at all costs, naturally she has some concerns...about the elderly woman's sanity. What else is she to think? Lettie is convinced the innocuous stone holds an otherworldly power which dangerous people will stop at nothing to get.

Unfortunately, Lettie
Paperback, 390 pages
Published May 20th 2013 by Hickory Tree Publishing (first published May 19th 2013)
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I absolutely loved this book! Great characters, mostly unexpected plot twists, and writing that totally sucks you in make this book one of the BEST books I have read so far this year. I am already planning on reading the next book in the series.

The only reason it took me a week to finish reading this book was because we had a power outage due to a storm that took the electric company the better part of the week to repair. It was too hot to be o
Leandra Martin
The Stone of Shadows is a good fantasy with supernatural elements and even a bit of wizardry. The main character is strong and sassy, and she struggles with being brave and being logical. The bad guy, who in the beginning seems to be ruthless, becomes softer when confronting Thia and the kind of woman she is. He is confused about certain feelings he has, wondering at some point if she knows more about spells than she insists she does. The story keeps a great pace and the characters are believabl ...more
A fun read - I was surprised to see that this was a new author. It is well written, not a stay-up-all night page turner, but it kept me interested enough that I intend to download the next one.
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R. A. FINLEY is a graduate of Southern Oregon University, the London Film School, and Gnomon School of Visual Effects. A self-described middling adventurer, terminal eccentric, and latte enthusiast, she is happy to find herself residing once again in the Pacific Northwest. Find her in coffee shops, parks, and here on Goodreads (among others).
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