A Scattering of Leaves (Keeper of the Souls #2) by Patricia Reynolds *****YA Historical Fantasy - Spotlight - Teaser - Giveaway*****
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A Scattering of Leaves (Keeper of the Souls #2)
by Patricia ReynoldsGenre: YA Historical Fantasy
Release Date: August 27th 2019
Old Crow Publishing
Following his Vision Quest in A Scattering of Crows, Hidden Spirit continues the journey after an unsettling vision of his sister, Chasing Rabbit, in danger. He races against the clock to find the boarding school where Preacher Jim continues to indoctrinate the Sioux children. He fears he will be too late and wonders about the fate of his beloved, Morning Star.
Surviving insurmountable odds, Hidden Spirit rises to the harrowing challenge. Quelling his anger, his inner warrior and magical powers begin to surface and develop in ways he never thought possible. Along the way, he meets some unsuspecting friends and allies that help forge this epic journey.
A Scattering of Crows (Keeper of the Souls #1)
A complex tale of magical realism and adventure brings the children’s voice of the Lakota Sioux, to life — taken from their homes and sent hundreds of miles away to a boarding school out east.
A charismatic Preacher, named James Crumm, heard the calling and came forthwith. His mission was to save the children from a life of barbaric savagery and sin— lead them to a life of eternal salvation. The teachers are committed to the Preacher’s vision and set about removing their culture, language and sins. This where the Preacher’s spiral into madness begins.
One young Sioux warrior takes it upon himself to act. His name is Hidden Spirit. He sets out on his mystical steed, guided by his grandfather’s spirit, and undertakes a magical journey to return the children to their rightful home. But this journey will take him to a stranger and more perilous place than he could’ve ever imagined.
TEASERThen, a scattering of leaves whoosh throughout the sky and drift down, ever so lightly, until there is nothing left but silence and hope filling the air.