Excerpt from book one of The Ancestors’ Secrets, an urban fantasy, magical realism, alternate history, epic fantasy trilogy.
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?
Ilona’s love life is a mystery as well as a challenge; the man she loves can’t return her feelings and she’s drawn to the stranger who first appears in a peculiar dream.
Does Ilona have the strength to fight for her life?
Can she unveil the clan secrets?
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