Curse of the Shamra: The Shamra Chronicles Book 1 by Barry Hoffman
Approx. 83,980 words.
Published on June 9, 2011.
One girl stands alone, different from the rest.
When the peaceful and isolated land of the Shamra is invaded and its people enslaved, a young Shamra girl named Dara must lead a ragtag resistance to defeat the enemy. But even as she fights the invaders, Dara grapples with self-doubt and is criticized by her own people for being outspoken and different.