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In the untamed wilds of ancient Finland, Chrigle is a young new shaman with a demanding chieftain. He is charged to provide safety over his tribe’s hunters and has much to prove. With only his Spirit Guide to consult, Chrigle must protect the hunters from the ravages of the forest and lead his chieftain and tribe across unfamiliar land, which brims with unknown dangers. ...more
ebook, 31 pages
Published April 1st 2012 by Grit City Publications (first published March 15th 2012)
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Kiki
Apr 29, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Already impressed with the first emotostory I read, Grit City, Lingering in the Woods was no different. The strength of the writing was consistent, edgy, even if this was a more magical, fantasy tale. The greatness of this tale was in the depictions of magic actually. The spells or rituals were complex, detailed in steps and tools used. The mythology was sound, and while different easy to follow, riding a nice balance with the suspense built of the unknown elements. I know personally how hard th ...more
Mary
Dec 28, 2012 rated it really liked it
Cynthia Ravinski has an amazing ability to capture atmosphere and bring you into the world of Northern Europe. Despite its fantastical setting, she is able to show you a world that is both fanciful yet familiar.

Lingering in the Woods follows a young Shaman who comes across a restless and fallen soul and is forced to do battle against a demon at great costs. The story addresses themes of making difficult choices at the expense of helping others, that every life is precious.

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Ron
Apr 30, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Beautiful word choices. Enchanting story. Characters of heart and depth. This is a common tale of good vs. evil, but one the first I've ever read that contended with the ancient Findland. I truly enjoyed the female embodiment of the spirit guide. She breathed strength into the young man from a point of beauty and not brutality. I'll never say the word "shaman" again with the same meaning.
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A haunting coming-of-age story set in the frigid woods of the north. This book features a mythology and magic system loosely based on the traditions of ancient Finland.
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