Prelude: The Ancestors' Secrets Trilogy Book 1 - The Ancestors' Secrets #1
Publisher: Golden Box Books Publishing
Book one of The Ancestors' Secrets, a Golden Quill Award Winner alternate history, urban fantasy, romantic magical realism trilogy.
Love, ancient tribal legends, secrets, time travel and magical powers collide in a compelling fantasy series, hailed "Original, Mystical and Unique."
When a young doctor, Ilona, starts to develop unusual powers, her life and her beliefs change. Thrown into a world of clan mysteries, traditions and secrets, she begins remembering her mother's instructions concealed as rhymes.
Punished by the ancestors long ago, Mora has waited centuries for the chance to reunite with her beloved Joland. Now, she seeks to gain the power to rule the ancient clan with a strict hierarchy and deadly laws that still exist hidden among us.
Ilona has been chosen by the ancestors to stop Mora and save the future of the clan.
In her quest to protect her family and the future of our clan, Ilona must activate her Chameleon ability and obtain unimaginable powers. She can use her powers for absolute good or absolute evil; the choice is up to her.
She has been in love with her best friend but is also drawn to the stranger who appears in a peculiar dream. She must sort through her feelings about the men in her life while she travels through time from present day to back when her people were nomads, to the castles of the 14th century, as she struggles to overcome the obstacles placed in her path.
Does she have the strength to fight evil?
Will Ilona accept her destiny? Can she find true love? Will she use her unimaginable powers for good or evil?
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"Written with style and grace, Erika M Szabo has stepped into the novel wars with a powerful entry." ~Janet Morris
"The universe created in this book is original, mystical and unique; in fact it's so original I have nothing to compare it with." ~ Miss Devora
"Erika has brought a new kind of fantasy story into the realm of fantasy fiction. The narrative is magnetic and entertaining." ~seriousreading.com
"This is a great read that levels you on a roller coaster ride with all the twist and turns!" ~Brian Dull