Book One in the epic fantasy series for young people In the Shadow of the Bear featuring courageous Clovermead Wickward.
Clovermead Wickward dreams about the thrill of a sword fight, the excitement of heroic quests and the clash of mighty armies. But she never expected her dreams to come true. When she discovers that her beloved father, Waxmelt, is not the man she believed him to be, she sets off on a search for the truth. At the same time, the good nuns of Lady Moon are waging an epic battle against the evil bear-priests of Lord Ursus, whose powers are fed by blood and carnage. Clovermead is thrust into this war and, with possession of the Bear tooth , she has to battle with the darkest shadow of all to save her land and her family.
This is a fantasy writer to watch, and fantasy buffs will get enjoyment from the fast-paced plotting and turn of events at the end. - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
Clovermead Wickward is one feisty chick. - TRAVELLINK