By Nicole Maggi
Alessia Jacobs is a regular sixteen-year-old, loss of life to get out of her small Maine city. issues lookup whilst a brand new kinfolk involves city. yet as she starts to fall for the new, mysterious son, Jonah, her lifestyles turns upside down.
Weird visions of remodeling into an otherworldly falcon are only the start. quickly she learns she's a part of the Benandanti, an historical cult of warriors with the original strength to split their souls from their our bodies and tackle the types of remarkable animals.
Alessia by no means would've suspected it, yet her uninteresting city is the positioning of an epic fight among the Benandanti and the Malandanti to manage strong magic within the surrounding forest.
As Alessia is drawn into the Benandanti's challenge, her dating with Jonah intensifies. unexpectedly pressured to weigh offerings a sixteen-year-old shouldn't ever need to make, Alessia witnesses worlds colliding with devastating effects.
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The sun dipped precariously low in the sky by the time Jenny and I climbed on the bus that would take us back to Twin Willows. We had already called our moms, told them we’d be hanging out at Joe’s for a few hours and we’d be home in time for dinner. As long as there wasn’t too much traffic heading out of Bangor, we would make it. The urban landscape dissolved into suburbs as we sped along. 54 Winter Falls I turned to Jenny. ” “For the millionth time, yes,” Jenny said. “You have the perfect coloring for it.
I’m sorry. ” Lidia turned her attention to the chicken as if the discussion were over. I got to my feet and came to the other side of the island. “Is it the money? Because it’s all paid for by the grant, and Mr. ” Lidia didn’t look up. She sprinkled a pinch of Italian seasoning over each of the breasts. ” “Not ready? What does that mean? I’m sixteen. ” “Cara—” A note of pleading crept into the pet name. “It’s so unfair! ” I shoved the island with my full weight, and it trembled enough to knock over the pepper mill.
The scene at the waterfall last night haunted me—the ashes swirling in the water, the moonlight shifting over the treetops, the panther watching me. I shivered and pushed it out of my mind. I tucked my basket in the crook of my elbow and buried my hands in my pockets. 25 Nicole Maggi My fingers met a lump inside my jeans; it was the amulet I had found. Mr. Salter had stayed late last night, so I hadn’t asked Lidia about it yet, but the light in the kitchen spilled into the dawn-darkened pasture, telling me she was awake now.