Review: Touch of Power (Healer #1) by Maria V. Snyder

Touch of Power book coverTouch of Power

Maria V. Snyder

Genre: High Fantasy, Young Adult

Publication Date: December 20, 2011

Publisher: Mira

Source: Own the ebook on my Kindle.

Synopsis: Laying hands upon the injured and dying, Avry of Kazan assumes their wounds and diseases into herself. But rather than being honoured for her skills, she is hunted. Healers like Avry are accused of spreading the plague that has decimated the Territories, leaving the survivors in a state of chaos.

Stressed and tired from hiding, Avry is abducted by a band of rogues who, shockingly, value her gift above the golden bounty offered for her capture. Their leader an enigmatic captor-protector with powers of his own is unequivocal in his demands: Avry must heal a plague-stricken prince, the leader of a campaign against her people.

As they traverse the daunting Nine Mountains, beset by mercenaries and magical dangers, Avry must decide who is worth healing and what is worth dying for. Continue reading

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Summer Giveaway: City of Heavenly Fire

0 The long-awaited summer vacation has kicked off to a great start, and what better way to celebrate that than to host Swimming Through Thoughts’s first giveaway! To make this even even more amazing, we’re going to be giving away 10 copies, that’s right, 10 COPIES of eBook versions of ‘City of Heavenly Fire’! You may be thinking that you’d prefer a hardcover copy to an eBook, but win the book, and you’ll receive the novel today! Summer vacation truly is magical, isn’t it? Continue reading