A Shadowed Spirit

Tree and Tower

Book 2
Double Beast Publishing
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She used to be called Emelyn. She used to be nobody. Now she is Siyan—a creature of magic known as an And’estar. But Siyan doesn’t understand what that means, just as she can’t control the power that has woken within her. Addigan worked her entire life to master the Art of magic and become a respected Magister, only to fail her final test. Scarred and desperate to prove her worth, Addigan pursues rumors of trees of power and a mysterious people called And’estar. When Siyan heads into the dense and dangerous forest searching for answers, she doesn’t realize Addigan is coming for her. In this twisting chase of hunter against hunted, Addigan must choose how far she is willing to go to prove herself. And Siyan must let go of everything she knows—and everything she loves—if she is to gain control over her power. Even if it kills her. In a journey that follows the intertwined lives of two women, A Shadowed Spirit is a mystical tale that redefines the boundaries between life and death, dreams and reality, and what one is willing to sacrifice to achieve the happiness she seeks.
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About the author

Sara C. Snider is an American author living in Sweden, where she gets to wander dense, cold forests that serve as inspiration for her stories. She loves fairy tales, odd and quirky things, and has a slight obsession for vegetarian dumplings. Connect with Sara and find out what she's up to at www.saracsnider.com.
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Double Beast Publishing
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Published on
May 17, 2016
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Pages
250
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ISBN
9789187657054
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology
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