The Unfettered Child.
The Unfettered Child
Michael C. Sahd
9781073070923, $15.99, PB, 393pp, www.amazon.com
Synopsis: When eight-year-old Samara faces the capture of her tribe, an unimaginable power awakens within her. Her tribe is shattered. Her parents are gone. But even as this internal magic threatens to consume her, a disembodied voice intervenes, offering guidance and helping her control these newfound abilities. Meanwhile, Samara's father chases his wife's captors across an unfamiliar terrain. But can Orin find his wife in time to save her? Will Samara learn to control her power and reunite with her family? And who is the mysterious entity traveling with her?
Critique: A deftly crafted, impressively original, and inherently riveting fantasy novel by an author with a genuine gift for narrative driven storytelling, "The Unfettered Child" by Michael C. Sahd is unreservedly recommended to community library Fantasy Fiction collections. It should be noted for the personal reading lists of dedicated fantasy action/adventure fans that "The Unfettered Child" is also available in a digital book format (Kindle, $2.99).