Keeper of the Earth
"My name is Jenna Solitaire, and I am the Keeper of the Boards - with the elements of Air, Water, and Fire now at my command." Having found the Board of Fire, Jenna and Simon hurry to decipher the clues that will lead them to the Board of Earth - and mastery over the very land itself. On their way to locate the tomb of a mythical English hero, and fending off shadowy new attackers who want the Boards for themselves, an offer of help comes from a relentless enemy. Can Jenna and Simon trust him to help them - or are they walking straight into a trap set by the one who has coveted the Boards for millennia?
- Paperback | 256 pages
- 106.7 x 170.2 x 20.3mm | 113.4g
- 03 Oct 2006
- St Martin's Press
- Tor Books
- New York, United States
- Tor Teen ed.
"The first installment in the Daughter of Destiny series, this fast-paced book can easily be read in an afternoon. Jenna's struggle to decide whom she can and cannot rely on will strike a chord with the reader, as will Jenna's reluctant attraction to Simon, a mysterious stranger who claims that he is trying to help Jenna learn about the board. The author strikes a good balance between action sequences and moments of introspection on Jenna's part .Recommended for all libraries with substantial teen fantasy collections. (4Q/4P/J/S)"--"Voices of Youth Advocates" on "Keeper of the Winds" "An intriguing and trendy concept certain to appeal to teen readers."--Booklist on "Keeper of the Winds""" "This compelling fantasy ends with a definite expectation of a sequel."--School Library Journal on "Keeper of the Winds" "Jenna Solitaire is an exciting new presence...Bring it on, Jenna!"--Nancy Holder, author of "Queen of the Slayers" and "Pretty Little Devils," on "Keeper of the Winds""""Jenna Solitaire's writing is creepy and fun!"--Kevin J. Anderson, "New York Times" best-selling author of the Seven Suns series and co-author of the Dune prequels, on "Keeper of the Winds""
About Jenna Solitaire
Jenna Solitaire was raised in Ohio, and now lives the life of a vagabond, searching the world for the next Board. When she was nineteen, she learned that she was the Keeper of the Boards, and her life has been filled with magic and mayhem ever since. With Simon Monk, she continues to travel the world and learn about the Boards of Babylon. She believes that sharing her story with others is important and plans on continuing to do so for as long as she can....