Mina stands up for animals. But can she stand up to her parents' murderer?
"Uncannily believable" --Historical Novel Society
Brave orphan Mina dreams of becoming a great scientist, even though she's just a beginner.
But when her parents' killer escapes from prison and threatens to kill again, she must make the terrifying leap from apprentice to master--if she wants to survive.
Book 1 of The Naturalist combines historical fantasy with thrilling adventure and a touch of Renaissance romance.
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Marianne Fox's first novel won the Nautilus Gold Award. She received her master's degree in writing from UT Austin, where she was awarded the Michener Scholarship. She lives in her home state of Kentucky with a pack of geriatric dogs, who help her write fantasy fiction. Visit mariannefox.com, or follow Marianne on Facebook.Review:
Praise for THE WARLOCK AND THE WOLF:
"[Fox's] portrayal of a Dutch Golden Age intertwined with magical elements of high fantasy feels uncannily believable, and Mina herself is a memorably wonderful character, compassionate and grounded as her personal world is thrown into chaos."
--Historical Novel Society
"This strong blend of history and fantasy gets this series off to a strong start."
--The Booklife Prize in Fiction
Winner, Nautilus Gold Award
Finalist, North Street Book Prize
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Book Description Vulpes Press, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111943655006