NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON!!!Having survived a harrowing journey to a new homeland, Lissy is introduced to the wonders of her surroundings. While discovering new acquaintances and places she didn't believe existed, Lissy decides to stretch her wings and determine who she is when not hiding in shadows.
Danger has been part of Lissy's life for as long as she can remember. She is tired of being saved--of being the damsel in distress. Lissy implores her latest guardians for a chance to learn how to help protect herself and others. Not understanding their hesitation, Lissy hopes her new acquaintances will support her attempts to become more independent as well as to assist her efforts in finding out more about her parents' disappearance.
Even with Lissy's frustration that Strixy, the snowy owl, has been blocking her attempts to communicate, Lissy discovers other abilities and knowledge, some of which are terrifying. Will Lissy dare follow the burning desires of her heart though severe anguish is foretold? Will the fire under the mountain or the flames of her foes destroy her?
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So many rules threaten to smother her. She has ever-changing hair colors, new identities, and no friends allowed home...always in the name of protection. But from what? Before she finds out, her grandmother takes all her secrets, and all Lissy's answers to the grave.
The only person left in her life, her cruel uncle, abandons safety measures exposing her to deepening dangers. Dark forces, including the sudden appearance of a menacing stranger, relentlessly move against her.
In an astonishing turn, gloom and treachery are pierced with a shining new hope. Lissy discovers she can converses with the birds and ride the wind. Unleashing these abilities summons mysterious strangers who profess to be helping Lissy. How can she tell who is a friend, and who is an enemy? Will she be strong enough to confront her fears and make a safe haven in her world?
Alicia Sheehy grew up in a literature loving family, surrounded by books that invited her into enticing adventures that have changed her life forever. After her third grade teacher’s invitation into the world of writing she has hardly been able to look at a writing utensil, paper, or keyboard without an ardent longing to begin spinning words together to help express the worlds she visits in her sometimes too vivid imagination. Living in the beautiful and varying landscape of Idaho, she soon became passionate about the amazing world surrounding her that also abundantly provides sustenance, exploration, and inspiration. With her husband and five children, and anyone else who is game, she loves to explore, create, learn and play.