Ever the Hunted

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Author: Erin Summerill
Publication Date: December 27, 2016
Publisher: Harcourt Childrens Books
Series: Book One of Clash of Kingdoms

Seventeen year-old Britta Flannery is at ease only in the woods with her dagger and bow. She spends her days tracking criminals alongside her father, the legendary bounty hunter for the King of Malam—that is, until her father is murdered. Now outcast and alone and having no rights to her father’s land or inheritance, she seeks refuge where she feels most safe: the Ever Woods. When Britta is caught poaching by the royal guard, instead of facing the noose she is offered a deal: her freedom in exchange for her father’s killer.

However, it’s not so simple.

The alleged killer is none other than Cohen McKay, her father’s former apprentice. The only friend she’s ever known. The boy she once loved who broke her heart. She must go on a dangerous quest in a world of warring kingdoms, mad kings, and dark magic to find the real killer. But Britta wields more power than she knows. And soon she will learn what has always made her different will make her a daunting and dangerous force. 

I’m going to be a bit corny, and say that my initial attraction to this book is due to the cover. Theres something timelessly classy that really draws me to it. The story sounds fascinating as well, so there is more than one good reason to pick up this book.

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