The Guardians of the Forest: Book Two

      Kelly Napoli
The Guardians of the Forest: Book Two

Kiethara, a descendant from a long line of powerful guardians who have been charged to protect a magical forest, is forced to face her mother’s killer and the greatest threat magic has ever faced: Gandador. As she fights to hone her skill and control her emotions, the fate of the forest—and the world—faces the most peril it has since the dawn of time.Are you ready? Kiethara considered chiding the voice for breaking her concentration, but the annoyance that should have been there was missing. Then, pausing in her climb, she considered the question.It seemed…so familiar. She felt that someone had asked her this before. Was she ready? Prepared? Kiethara pursed her lips at the wave of déjà vu. Well? she demanded.Kiethara shrugged and pulled herself up another foot. She did not remember what she was supposed to be ready for.The voice's anger at her ignorance and lack of interest was so strong that it shook Kiethara. The potent emotion was like a slap in the face, sparking her own emotion and memory.Are you ready…Ready for Gandador? Ready for the fight? Ready for…This.At the sound of the voice, Kiethara was thrown off the cliff face. She had been right. As she fell, the images around her shattered like glass, breaking into rugged pieces.Right before she hit the ground, she heard the voice whisper:Are you ready for the end? ***Kiethara, a descendant from a long line of powerful guardians who have been charged to protect a magical forest, is forced to face her mother’s killer and the greatest threat magic has ever faced: Gandador. As she fights to hone her skill and control her emotions, the fate of the forest—and the world—faces the most peril it has since the dawn of time.

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    The Guardians of the Forest: Book One

      Kelly Napoli
The Guardians of the Forest: Book One

Kiethara is a descendant from a long line of powerful guardians who have been charged to protect a magical forest since the dawn of time. She prematurely took the place of the previous guardian after she was defeated by a man known as Gandador; now, young Kiethara is forced into a position of power and danger. Wickedly dark yet extremely moving, this novel explores the demands of a legendary duty.Kiethara is a descendant from a long line of powerful guardians who have been charged to protect a magical forest since the dawn of time. She prematurely took the place of her mother—the previous guardian—after she was defeated by a man known as Gandador; now, young Kiethara is forced into a position of power and danger. The Spirit of Aaron, the forest's first guardian, awakens to train her legendary powers, all the while hiding unknown truths and secrets of her past. When Gandador returns to destroy the reign of the guardians and rule the forest himself, he brings into the forest a whole new world, and Kiethara must keep in check her overwhelming emotions and experiences in order to control her magic and save the forest.Wickedly dark yet extremely moving, The Guardians of the Forest explores the burdens of responsibility and the prospects of failure. Kiethara must protect the world's source of power while developing her own, but guarding it becomes difficult when she finds herself kidnapped and taken out of the forest she is bound to protect. This YA novel draws true-to-form parallels with a normal fifteen-year-olds life. Readers experience how Kiethara bears the weight of an entire world on her shoulders in a humorously sarcastic tone, relying on the friends she makes and the love she discovers to ease the fear of failure to deliver what she has been born to accomplish.

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