Paranormal Young Adult
March 17th, 2011
Before Briony's stepmother died, she made sure Briony blamed herself for all the family's hardships. Now Briony has worn her guilt for so long it's become a second skin. She often escapes to the swamp, where she tells stories to the Old Ones, the spirits who haunt the marshes. But only witches can see the Old Ones, and in her village, witches are sentenced to death. Briony lives in fear her secret will be found out, even as she believes she deserves the worst kind of punishment.
Then Eldric comes along with his golden lion eyes and mane of tawny hair. He's as natural as the sun, and treats her as if she's extraordinary. And everything starts to change. As many secrets as Briony has been holding, there are secrets even she doesn't know.
I'm always interested in stories about witches and the persecution they face, I'm not entirely sure why they fascinate me so much, but they do:) I'm also interested in Eldric and hope for an interesting and emotional relationship between the two of them, especially since Briony is carrying around so much guilt. I'm definitely looking forward to March!