Hero

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Hero

By Alethea Kontis

Hmh Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780544056770, 304pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2013

Description

Rough-and-tumble Saturday Woodcutter thinks she's the only one of her sisters without any magic until the day she accidentally conjures an ocean in the backyard. With her sword in tow, Saturday sets sail on a pirate ship, only to find herself kidnapped and whisked off to the top of the world. Is Saturday powerful enough to kill the mountain witch who holds her captive and save the world from sure destruction? And, as she wonders grumpily, "Did romance "have" to be part of the adventure?" As in "Enchanted, " readers will revel in the fragments of fairy tales that embellish this action-packed story of adventure and, yes, romance.



About the Author
ALETHEA KONTISis the author of the Woodcutter Sisters series, which includesEnchanted, Hero, and Dearest. She is also the "New York Times" best-sellingco-author of Sherrilyn Kenyon s The Dark-Hunter Companion". "Alethea was a student of science fiction greats Andre Norton and Orson Scott Card. She lives and writes on Florida's Space Coast. Visit her website at www.aletheakontis.com.