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The Falconer: Book 1

By Karen Wirsing, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Dark, enchanting, violent tale of faery-killing teen girl.

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Even though this quirky faery tale is filled with bloodcurdling violence, magical and laugh-out-loud hysterical moments ensue. The heroine can’t seem to rid herself of Derrick, the tiny pixie living in her closet who continues to steal her finest garments to stitch tiny clothing for himself. Things get a little out of hand at a ballroom event when Derrick, drunk on honey, attaches himself to Aileana’s collarbone during the waltz and screams at her oblivious partner to twirl them “faster, faster!”

Enchanting and in-depth details of sweet little pixies and frightening evil faeries among a proper mid-19th century Scottish setting, all come together to create a fantastic first installment.

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