Gripping Young-Adult Novel about shapeshifters and a dark underworld that threatens love and family
A Tale of the Other Kind: A Therian Novel, launched with rave reviews and a fresh new take on fantasy in September 2012, bringing various mythologies and South African culture into her fantasy novel, which appeals to readers worldwide.
In the first in the novel in the, A Tale of the Other Kind series, author Leandi Cameron created multiple storylines, with diverse characters and a captivating romance that will make any reader, young and old, wish that they were living the life of Sienna Fynn, loved and protected at all costs by protagonist Kai Emery.
In the A Tale of
the Other Kind: A Therian Novel, each character has a solid background, and Cameron believes that each of these characters deserve a spin-off later on.
The story is set in the beautiful mountain range and forest-covered area of Sabie, in Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Kai Emery is mysterious, quiet and rather keeps to himself, but this makes him all the more alluring.
However, his infatuation for his classmate, Sienna Fynn, has made his invisibility status all the more impossible to upkeep. From the start of his journey, Kai experiences ominous symptoms, which he refuses to acknowledge.
Kai experiences his first shapeshift into a were-leopard, and his world spirals out of control when he discovers that he isn’t completely human – leading him towards an internal struggle with his new-found anatomy. However, unpredictable vampire, Astrid, enters his life, and leads him down a path that soon reveals his destiny - a world filled with magic and terrifying darkness.
His inability to stay away from Sienna soon leads him into a dangerous path, for disobeying the unwritten rules of the shapeshifting kind, forbidding them from falling in love with a human.
This leads Kai towards a fight for his life, and he learns that he has to find it within himself to protect everyone that he loves, or lose them to the wrath of the god of the underworld.
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