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The Ancestors' Secrets
Mystery, legends, life in a secret society, love, time travel and magical powers collide in this enchanting epic fantasy, hailed “Mystical and Unique.”
Ilona resigns to live the simple life of a small-town doctor, but her life goes into a tailspin on her birthday. She finds out she was born into a secretive, ancient clan still hidden among us. She starts to develop unusual powers which she finds exciting as well as frightening. She can slow time and heal with her touch, but how and why?
She struggles to find answers, but those who try to reveal the clan secrets are severely punished.
A menacing man is following her and wants to kill her. Who is he?
More life struggles continue to plague her. After being thrust into a world of clan mysteries, obscure traditions, and beliefs, her life is drastically changing.
She must seek out and stop Mora’s evil plan. Punished by the ancestors long ago, Mora has waited centuries for the chance to reunite with her beloved Joland and to gain power over the Hunor clan. Revenge has kept her alive for over 1600 years.
Ilona must search for the mysterious Destiny Box that holds a message from her Ancestors while she attempts to sort out her feelings for the men in her life.
The spirits of the clan come to Ilona’s aid with answers to the clan’s secrets and the key to helping her maintain her sanity amidst the fear of danger lurking everywhere as she tries to succeed.
She must activate her Chameleon ability and obtain unimaginable powers. The clan Leaders and Elders are worried knowing that she can use her growing powers for absolute good or absolute evil. But they have no choice, they’re powerless against Mora and must place their trust in Ilona.
With the help of the clan’s Time Bender, her journey will take her back in time to when her people lived as nomads, to the castles of the 14th century as they struggle to overcome the obstacles in their path due to the evils of Mora.
Ilona finds her Destiny Box where the ancestors reveal what she must do—but it does not come without cost.
She must ensure the birth of the Chosen Child in the 4th century in order to save the future of the Hunor Clan.
Will Ilona succeed in saving the child? Will she accept her destiny?
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Review quotes from the 1st edition
“Historic fantasy involving ancient traditions and down-to-earth characters of our own world.”
“I was enthralled with the complexity and attention to detail.”
“This story to truly capture the magical essence of the Hun tradition and the beauty of their rituals.”
“Written in a diary-kind format, the different characters tell the a beautiful story.”
“It is so original and well written it had me hooked from the start.”
“The first sentences grabbed my fascination, and the easy flow of the entire book continually held my interest and curiosity.”
“She meets a handsome doctor who seems to be accompanied by an evil presence that she cannot comprehend.”
“Thank you Erika, you gave my heart and dreams an immense gift.”
“My favorite part was the description of Ema's paintings! What a wonderful idea!”
“I also loved the inner turmoil she had trying figure out her feeling she was having about her best friend and the new handsome man who entered her life.”
“I couldn't help but think that there was something not very savory about Zoltan (gosh! I love his name!). I ended up rooting for Bela.”
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Erika M Szabo
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