Makenna is a hedgewitch and
her life is about to change forever. The Heirach has declared that
all lesser magical beings such as hedgewitches, seers and goblins are to
be destroyed. Makenna watches in horror as her own mother is put
to death. And for what? Her mother has always done all she
could to help the humans. And this is how she is repaid? Right then
and there, Makenna vows to get back at these humans. She allies herself
with the goblins and together they declare war on the humans who try to
settle in The Goblin Wood. What will become of them when Lord Tobin,
a young knight, is directed to destroy Makenna and the goblins?
If you are looking for a heroine
to appeal to girl readers, meet Makenna, a hedgewitch with a life quest.
Boys will want to know the young knight, Lord Tobin, who is directed to
destroy Makenna and the goblins. The Hierarchy has stated that all lesser
magical beings such as hedgewitches, goblins and seers are to be destroyed.
Makenna watches as her own mother is put to death. Why? Her mother was
always a friend to the humans. Makenna vows to avenge her death. She becomes
the leader of the goblins and together they plan to destroy all humans
who try to settle in the Goblin Wood. This fantasy illustrates the difference
between Bright and Dark magic. The author also demonstrates the magic of
loyalty and friendship. (Prepared by: Marci Yates, SCASL
Junior Book Awards)