This fantasy action/adventure is by a multi-published,award winning author. The plot's richly detailed setting suggests the complexity and richness of Renaissance Italy. Three heroes – a sea witch's daughter, the outcast son of a pirate, and the mysterious Keeper – embark on a quest to save their land from a sorcerer's dark arts. Each of them will find that they are not who they believed, and will forge a new sense of self and identity as well as facing their deepest fears.
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Sea battles, witch craft, war, exotic and mythical animals, young love, and memorable characters are portrayed in lush detail. A theme of greed and betrayal is balanced by heroic acts of redemptive loyalty, adding emotional depth and dimension to the plot. Exciting, sensory, and shifting between opposing points of view, this story received excellent reviews.
Mid-West Book Review said: "A skilfully crafted novel of fantasy action/adventure, The Separated is very highly recommended for its creative and magical world."