Authors Showcase: Chosen by Shayla Morgansen
March 21, 2015
The Author: Shayla Morgansen
The Story: The White Elm council has governed the magical societies of the world for centuries, keeping the peace, leading the way of the light, but when popular and powerful Lisandro announces his intention to leave the council, a line is drawn in the sand.
Young Irish sorceress Aristea Byrne jumps at the opportunity to compete for a coveted position as an apprentice to the White Elm and quickly finds her powers blossoming… but as she finds herself drawn more into the council’s unfamiliar world, and in particular into the web of mystery surrounding council rebel Renatus, she starts to wonder how much is still within her control and how much has been chosen for her…
About Shayla Morgansen:
Shayla Morgansen divides her time between her lives as a writer, school teacher and university student, essentially anywhere her enthusiasm for language can be put to good use.
She has a background in dramatic arts and New Age, both of which influence her writing choices. Shayla resides in Brisbane, Australia with her very patient fiancé and a bookshelf packed full of books she never seems to find enough time to read.
Review by Anita:
I really really enjoyed this story!!! The author’s rules for magic in her world are logical, exciting and well explained. I found myself hurrying through things I had to do to get back to reading.
I didn’t want to get to the end of the book because then the story would be over!!!!! I can’t wait for book 2.