Timber's Gambit: A Nature's Guardians Novel: Book Two (black and white)

Timber's Gambit: A Nature's Guardians Novel: Book Two (black and white)

by Alisha M Risen-Kent, Matthew Nixon

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ISBN-13: 9781494972608
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/10/2014
Pages: 154
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.33(d)

About the Author

Alisha M Risen-Kent lives at home with her four children and cat in Texas where she loves working in her garden. Her passions are reading, writing, drawing, and photography and often creates all the artwork for her books. She is also an avid player of Dungeons & Dragons© and comes up with most of her story ideas from the campaigns she plays in. An advocate for conservation efforts, she often volunteers where she can to help rehabilitate injured animals. She is also strong in her faith and believes that God has a plan for everything.

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Reviewed by Dinorah Blackman for Readers' Favorite Timber’s Gambit by Alisha Kent is an exciting book about the adventures of a wolf, from the animal’s perspective. The story upholds the value of family closeness, the importance of teamwork, and the significance of standing up for one's beliefs and defending one's friends. Timber, the wolf, learns many valuable lessons from both friends and foes as he grows up and establishes his position within the pack. The story brilliantly describes the difficulties Timber has to face as he matures. It also highlights how he overcomes many obstacles and valiantly accepts the consequences of his unwise decisions. When the time comes for Timber to leave the pack, his father takes him aside and gives him some valuable advice and tells him how proud he is of him. Timber launches out on his own and embarks on quite an exciting journey that changes his life and his perspective forever. In the end, he comes full circle and finally finds what he had always been searching for. Alisha Kent is a brilliant writer. Timber’s Gambit is well-written and easy to understand. The plot is appealing to children of all ages, as well as teenagers, because it balances adventure and suspense expertly. As the wolves interact with each other, with other animals, and with humans, Alisha Kent creates a believable dialogue. Her descriptions of the characters in the story are quite accurate and on point. Timber's Gambit clearly portrays the difficulties that one might encounter in relationships and how painful the separation from loved ones can be.  The importance of family and friends and the need to do whatever is necessary for self-preservation are highlighted throughout the plot.