A Ghost Trapped in a Tower. A Peasant Girl. A Curse Six Hundred Years Old . . .
For six hundred years I have dwelt in this prison. Trapped. Helpless. Unliving and undying.
For six hundred years I have watched as cursebreakers come and go. Brave young women all, gifted with powers beyond mortal understanding.
I have watched them die. I have watched them wish to die.
Once again the Family of Night invades this country to claim its dues, and this generation’s cursebreaker has her chance to break the endless chain of torment. To save me. To save her sisters.
But how can a peasant chi… show more ▼ld scarcely fourteen years of age discover the three-part key and liberate the captives? Will she too be doomed to join the Death Dance binding us all to the Family of Night?
A Branch of Silver, a Branch of Gold by Anne Elisabeth Stengl——Published in 2016