At the boundary between one year and the next, a young woman discovers an ancient secret with the power to change her life forever. More
‘Now is the darkest time of the night; the darkest time of the year…’
The festival of Longest Night is Bryony's favourite time of year. However, this year will be different from any other, as a newcomer to the village reveals something that will change her view of the world - and herself - forever.
Karen de Lange is a proud geek and fantasy writer from North East England. When she's not writing, she's usually reading. Her life would be complete if she had a pet dragon - just a little one would be fine.
An all-round good tale - meticulous punctuation, spelling and grammar, vivid (but not labored) descriptions which engage the senses, strongly defined characters and a tantalizing scenario... What's not to like? This is an enjoyable peek into another time and place, and I was also impressed by the way the writer managed to make this story work so well when being told in the present tense.