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Desert Dwellers Born by Fire

The First Book in the Paintbrush Saga

Sarah Bergstrom


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Khalid, Lahcen and Qeriya are three siblings living in a secretive desert community who find that each possesses a special power they are forbidden to use. As they find the courage to seek answers to questions about their community and themselves, their parents are suddenly struck unconscious by a serious illness, cured only by a flower found far away from home. The siblings find themselves fugitives for a reason they don't understand and as they escape and plan a means of finding an antidote, they are forced into a world previously known only through stories. It is here, when they encounter humanlike creatures calling themselves Reaume, that they find unsettling answers to their questions. Can they summon the wisdom and strength to save their parents while they are being targeted by powerful forces? Desert Dwellers Born By Fire is the first in a series detailing their journey to find a cure and make sense of both their world and their existence.

Lodestone Books, 9781782795872, 312pp.

Publication Date: November 27, 2015

About the Author

Sarah Bergstrom is a writer and stay-at-home parent. She has a BA in Nursing and has also served as a hospital chaplain and a Pastor of Congregational Care. She lives in Minnesota.