Tiger's Curse (The Tiger Saga, Book 1)
By Colleen Houck
(Splinter, Hardcover, 9781402784033, 448pp.)
Publication Date: January 2011
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The last thing teenager Kelsey Hayes thought she'd be doing over the summer was meeting Ren, a mysterious white tiger and cursed Indian prince! When she learns she alone can break the Tiger's curse, Kelsey's life is turned upside-down. The unlikely duo journeys halfway around the world to piece together an Indian prophecy, find a way to free the man trapped by a centuries-old spell, and discover the path to their true destiny.
COLLEEN HOUCK has already received literary praise and digital success for TIGER'S CURSE. This is her first book. Colleen lives in SALEM, OREGON, with her husband and a life-sized white stuffed tiger. For more information visit: www.colleenhouck.com
“A sweet romance and heart-pounding adventure. I found myself cheering, squealing and biting my nails-all within a few pages. In short, Tiger's Curse is magical!” --Becca Fitzpatrick, New York Times best-selling author of Hush, Hush “The way Colleen weaves Indian culture, Hinduism and her own made-up fairy tale into an action-packed love story is captivating.” --MTV.com's Hollywood Crush blog “Tiger's Curse is an alluring premise that opens with a bang… She has an excellent sense of story and paints a vivid picture.” --The Los Angeles Times
“Houck's first novel is part Indiana Jones, and part fairy tale… she tells a good story that will keep readers turning pages.” --Booklist “One of the best books I have ever read. An ultimate thrill ride. A roller-coaster ride from the beginning to end, this book has action, history, poetry, romance, magic- everything you could ever want. A book with so much passion and thrills you won't be able to put it down. This saga is going to be one of the best yet.” --RT Book Review “Houck has clearly done a great deal of research on Indian culture, and she is adept at including details that allow readers to understand the story's setting…Twilight fans will appreciate the supernatural, star-crossed romance.” --School Library Journal “A smart, vibrant adventure romance wrapped in a quest…takes the protagonists through adventures that would make Steven Spielberg proud…Full of danger, dash, allegory, and love under the banana tree.” -Kirkus Reviews
Young women yearn for romance, for prince charming, and sometimes for more than one suitor. Charged with action and stolen kisses ” -Clarion