Katie is a young girl barely in her teens with a troubled past she struggles to overcome. When she runs away, searching for the peace of mind and safety that has eluded her, she finds shelter in The Enchanted Woods, where she encounters Angelina, a beautiful elf with a similar history. Together they embark on a quest for the Jewels of Kidron, accompanied by a young gypsy boy named Trek and a griffin named Laren. Will Katie and Angelina find the jewels and the peace they seek to overcome their past? Will they find their way home?
Jewels of Kidron is a marvelous tale of magical realism. The reader is swept along with the two young girls as they search for the strength to use their voices to change their worlds, a journey that shapes and transforms them. Author Susan Miner’s novel of hopelessness, danger, and courage will keep engaged until the very last page.
For all ages, but especially for readers ages 10 through 17
Susan Miner is an author, interior designer, innkeeper, farmer, wife, and mother in a small Colorado mountain town. She can most often be found in her writing haven, where the next volumes in the Jewels series have already begun to reveal their secrets. Jewels of Kidron is her first novel.