Weather Witch

Weather Witch

Paperback Weather Witch

By (author) Shannon Delany

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  • Publisher: Saint Martin's Griffin,U.S.
  • Format: Paperback | 324 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 208mm x 24mm | 320g
  • Publication date: 15 July 2013
  • Publication City/Country: California
  • ISBN 10: 125001851X
  • ISBN 13: 9781250018519
  • Sales rank: 423,125

Product description

The first in an exciting new young adult series from "13 to Life" writer Shannon Delany, "Weather Witch "is about a young woman enslaved for being a weather witch, and who must fight for her freedom to be with the boy she loves. Some fled the Old World to avoid war, and some fled to leave behind magick. Yet even the fiercely regulated New World--with its ranks and emphasis on decorum--cannot staunch the power that wells up in certain people, influencing the weather and calling down storms. Hunted, the Weather Witches are forced to power the rest of the population's ships, as well as their every necessity, and luxury, in a time when steam power is repressed. Jordan Astraea hails from a flawless background with no taint of magick, but on her seventeenth birthday she is accused of summoning an unscheduled storm. Taken from her family, Jordan is destined to be enslaved on an airship. But breaking Jordan may prove to be the very thing her carefully constructed society cannot weather. And losing Jordan forever may force her beau, Rowen, to be the hero he would have never otherwise dared become.

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Author information

Since she was a child SHANNON DELANY has written stories, beginning writing in earnest when her grandmother fell unexpectedly ill. Previously a teacher and now a farmer raising heritage livestock, Shannon lives and writes in Upstate New York and enjoys traveling to talk to people about most anything.

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"The promise of society intrigue and magical world building... settle in for what is sure to be an extended series." -- "Booklist" "This story is all parts awesome!" -- "Bookhounds Reviews" "A cunning tale of magick so electric and magnetic that you'll practically feel the dynamic forces of the weather." -- Laura Kreitzer, author of "The Timeless Series "Praise for 13 to Life series: "Lovers of the genre ... [will] appreciate the virginal sexual tension, the snarled das and nyets, the testosterone-fueled feuds and the titillating glimpses of tragic history."--"Kirkus Reviews""A creative twist"--"RT Book Review""The action is unabated, and several characters continue to share narration duties in another rousing foray into the fantastic from Delany.""--Booklist " "I really loved this installment in the 13 to Life series, and I can't wait for the next one.""A unique tale with a bright heroine and dark secrets." - New York Times Bestselling YA author Maria V. Snyder "Pitch-perfect and deliciously paced, this book dishes up your next fiction addiction. Shannon is a rising star!" --Ann Aguirre, national bestselling author of Grimspace and Doubleblind