Author(s): Kris Humphrey
The first book in the exciting new Guardians of the Wild series. When a raven drops a white feather at the doorstep on the day of your birth, it is a symbol of your destiny. You are a Whisperer - a guardian of the wild. Many years have passed since the people of Meridina last knew war, but a shadow has settled over the kingdom. When Alice and her companion, Storm, sense a demonic presence in the forests, they send for help. But they're running out of time. With the entire balance of the natural world at stake, will Alice and Storm have to face the demons alone? A dramatic and fast-paced new series, perfect for fans Michelle Paver, Gill Lewis and the Warrior series.
"Plenty of action and a well-constructed plot will keep the reader's attention - and have them waiting eagerly for the next book in the quartet." Parents in Touch -- "A wonderful tale filled with enchanting characters." Kate O'Hearn -- "A mysterious and gripping read." Steve Voake -- "The world is original and the novel fast paced with the reader hooked until the end on both storylines and left eager to the next instalment in the four-part series." Children's Books Ireland -- "Rich in atmosphere, this is a powerful story set in a timeless world." Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading4kids --
Kris grew up in Plymouth, where he spent most of his time reading books, riding around on his bike and daydreaming about writing a book himself one day. Since then, Kris has had more jobs than he cares to think about. He has been a cinema projectionist, a blood factory technician and worked at an animal sanctuary in the Guatemalan jungle. Kris has recently completed the MA in Writing for Young People at Bath Spa University. He graduated with Distinction and was awarded the prize for Most Promising Writer.