Humans are "primitive, unintelligent, and highly emotional." Luckily that's only half of Isobel's problem...
Dark beasts and terror are coming. Fourteen year old Isobel is warned that only her special instincts and abilities can save her villagers from extinction caused by evil creatures called the Carachi, possibly sent by her mother's killer. To save her people and preserve her safe world, Isobel must cross the bridge from her childish mind to reality and accept that she cannot escape her destiny.
Legends are steeped in truth and there is much to learn about the secrets of the world in which Isobel lives. After learning of her family's secret past and her own magic abilities and with the help of her friends and a wise mentor she will leave her childhood home in Greenhill to forge new bonds with an ancient race that has been hidden for centuries, and try to persuade them to emerge once again and fight for her people. Their existence and the elements that provide her world with harmony depend on it. If successful, Isobel will have the chance to confront her mother's killer. But, if she fails, the world could fall into darkness forever.
Full of adventure, The Burden of Destiny follows a young heroine's quest to find her place and save her people. This young adult fantasy novel will inspire the younger generation by addressing the meaning of trust, duty, loss, love, and the importance of preserving the world in which we all belong.
About the Author
Her first full length novel was written and completed at the age of 16 while taking a creative writing class. Laura first started writing the Elven Quest Series in 2007, “I had not written for pleasure in a long time and one day the characters from The Burden of Destiny entered my mind and wouldn’t leave. I had no choice but to sit down and write their story. Two years and over 800 pages later both stories are finished and I’m so excited to share them with the world.”
Laura holds her Masters in Higher Education Counseling, has a BA in Sociology and co-wrote the published ethical theory model entitled Key Factors in Making Ethical Decisions Model. Laura currently resides in Carver Massachusetts with her husband Daniel, wonderful son William and cat Luna.