About The Book
Title: The Puppet Spell
Author: Emma L. Adams
Publication Date: December 2, 2012
Publisher: Rowanvale Books
Recommended Age: 10+
Summary From Amazon:
Fifteen year old Lexa is very different to her twin Lucinda, but when they stumble upon their uncle’s storeroom they discover a world far away from their mundane lives. Guided by their Uncle Devon and his untrustworthy chimera familiar, the girls – along with Lexa’s best friend Marlon – try to navigate their new surroundings without falling prey to the elusive puppeteer and the creeping, sinister Puppet Spell.
Excerpt From Chapter One of The Puppet Spell
“Adams has crafted an entertaining fantasy tale with some nicely creepy moments. This novel is aimed at a young audience and should be extremely well received. It reminded me of reading Enid Blyton novels when I was young(though this book is probably more in the vein of Harry Potter) as it was a brilliantly written adventure story. Anyone who likes a good fantasy read will enjoy this book. The characters were well constructed and the Fey world Adams has created was inventive and original. Pick it up and get ready for an enthralling adventure!…” ~ 5-Star review from chettsgenie, Amazon (US)
“OMG, my hat goes off to Miss Adams. “The Puppet Spell”, is a mind-bogglingly crafted novel. I’ve read the book twice and am still in amazement…I love the intricate web that is interwoven throughout the story. It leaves you wondering what’s real and what has been created from the mind of Adams. Harry Potter meets The Matrix. It’s a fast-pace story that left me gripping the end of my seat waiting for the next scene to start. Adams’ debut novel is a must have! Its original take on magic and other worlds, will have you placed under a spell of its own. I’m looking forward to more of this author’s work and hopefully a continuation from this novel…” ~ 5-Star review from Elle A. R., Amazon (UK)
“A great first novel from an aspiring young author. Definitely looking forward to the sequel and any other books miss Adams decides to bring out. The characters are well developed and the plot is engrossing. I read it all in one sitting I was so hooked! The puppet spell certainly was a thoroughly enjoyable read.” ~ 5-Star review from Laura B., Amazon (UK)
“Adams has crafted an entertaining fantasy tale with some nicely creepy moments. This novel is aimed at a young audience and should be extremely well received. It reminded me of reading Enid Blyton novels when I was young(though this book is probably more in the vein of Harry Potter) as it was a brilliantly written adventure story. Anyone who likes a good fantasy read will enjoy this book. The characters were well constructed and the Fey world Adams has created was inventive and original. Pick it up and get ready for an enthralling adventure!” ~ 5-Star review from Sharon S., Goodreads
About the Author: Emma L. Adams
Emma L. Adams spent her childhood creating imaginary worlds to compensate for a disappointingly average reality, so it was probably inevitable that she ended up writing fantasy and paranormal for young adults. She was born in Birmingham, UK, which she fled at the first opportunity to study English Literature at Lancaster University. In her three years at Lancaster, she hiked up mountains, skydived in Australia, and endured a traumatic episode involving a swarm of bees in the Costa Rican jungle. She also wrote various novels and short stories. These included her first publication, a rather bleak dystopian piece, and a disturbing story about a homicidal duck (which she hopes will never see the light of day).
Now a reluctant graduate, she can usually be found in front of her writing desk, creating weird and wonderful alternative worlds. Her debut novel The Puppet Spell, published in 2013 by Rowanvale Books, is a fantasy tale for young adults and the young at heart, inspired by her lifelong love of the fantastical, mythology, and video games. Emma also writes supernatural fantasy novels for older teens and adults. Her next book, Darkness Watching, is the first in the upper-YA/New Adult Darkworld series, and will be published in September 2013 by Curiosity Quills Press.
Book Website: http://emmaladams.weebly.com/
Author Blog: From the Writer’s Nest
Goodreads Author: Emma L. Adams
Purchase the Book
You can purchase The Puppet Spell by Emma L. Adams as an e-book from the following retailers:
Amazon U.S. * Amazon Canada * Amazon (UK) * Barnes and Noble * iBooks * Kobo
You can also order the paperback from Rowanvale Books.
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