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The Burden of Destiny: Elven Quest Book 1

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Humans are “primitive, unintelligent, and highly emotional.” Luckily that's only half of Isobel's problem...


Dark beasts and terror are coming. Fourteen year old Isobel is warned that only her special instincts and abilities can save her villagers from extinction caused by evil creatures called the Carachi, possibly sent by her mother’s killer. To save her people and preser
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Published June 22nd 2016 by Brighton Publishing LLC
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Marygrace Depp
May 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Full of an adventure that changes many peoples lives. It has amazing details, shows the love of family, friends and the inevitability destiny that stands in front of one farm girl. It pulled me in from the start and never let me go. The magic in this book is so well described and explains it to the reader in a way that you can visual exactly what’s happening. I can’t wait to start the next book in this series!
Feather Chelle
Mar 13, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Fantasic!!!

An amazing story with amazing characters! I recommend it to anyone who enjoys fantasy literature. I’m looking forward to checking out the rest of the series 3
Jason LaBarge
Nov 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Wow!! This book captures you right from the start!! Highly creative read about an girl who struggles with her different outlook and appearance and takes on a role that tests her to the core!! Amuse read and surely one you will want to take home for your collection!!! Great stuff! Can't wait for the sequel! ...more
Cassandra
Dec 31, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Fantastic start!

What a great read! From the very start I was drawn into Isobel's world. I look forward to following her along on her journey. Any fan if the genre will recognize Thompson's nods to LOTR and Wicked, among others. Her love of reading and skilled storytelling make this a page turner I didn't want to put down.
Well done!
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Judy Ferrell
Oct 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A trail to the future.

Isobel and her companions must travel a hard trail to join human and elf in a fight against evil. I enjoyed this book immensely. It's action packed and imaginative. The trials faced are both breath taking and mind boggling.
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Chrissy
Nov 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Characters are well developed and the story has a wonderful underlying message. Typical good vs evil outline but with a unique twist. Empowering, fun and makes you wish you had magic of your own. Highly recommend for fantasy, young adult or adventure lovers alike.
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Laura Thompson has been writing short stories since the young age of seven and has been an avid reader for longer than that. “Though I am in my thirties I am lucky to still have the active imagination that I had as a child, only now I express it in my writing.”
Her first full length novel was written and completed at the age of 16 while taking a creative writing class. Laura first started writing t
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