Anyone who’s read Raspberry Sassafras: I Am A Cow knows that Raspberry has a soft spot for canines. So naturally, she’s excited about adding Akea: The Power of Destiny by Elizabeth Jade to her reading list.
Akea is a Siberian Husky who was born into a family of sled dogs and a life which should have followed a predictable path, but from the day she first saw the lone wolf, Akea knew her future lay beyond the safety of her home.
The wolf, Kazakh was well aware of Akea’s destiny and the traditions he would break to help her reach it. His task was to make sure Akea would be ready, no matter what the cost.
Akea leaves her family and with the help of the Wolfpack, she finds her inner wolf. Suddenly, the pack turns on them, casting her out to fend for herself. She spends some time in an animal shelter before going to live with a new family, yet she quickly abandons them to follow Kazakh to the Wolf Queen’s den. Just as their goal seems in sight, Kazakh is shot and seriously wounded.
Can Akea choose between protecting him and fulfilling her destiny? And even if she can, will she make it to the Wolf Queen in time? Good questions! And ones you will find the answers to when you read Akea: The Power of Destiny. You can get a signed copy at Brendon Books or an unsigned one from Amazon.
Elizabeth Jade was born in North Yorkshire in 1998 and moved with her family to Somerset when she was very young. Her early schooling did not go smoothly and she began homeschooling at the age of seven.
She stumbled into writing at the age of fourteen when she began to struggle with depression and anxiety and quickly found her story ideas pouring out faster than she could get them onto paper. It wasn’t until the age of eighteen that she realised her struggles in school had been due to Aspergers Syndrome (an autistic spectrum disorder).
She has always had a passion for animals and had volunteered at various animal rescues, so it seemed only natural that her stories would revolve around them.
“I don’t write stories,” she says, “I just put a bunch of words onto paper and the characters do the rest. Plot twists are never planned, they just happen. If you let your imagination run riot, trust me, you’ll be surprised at the result, I always am.”
You can learn more about Elizabeth Jade and her books on her website.
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