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Song for a Scarlet Runner by Julie Hunt
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Song for a Scarlet Runner

by Julie Hunt

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A great fantasy read , The heroine Peat was such a likable character as was Silt Boy. I loved the way he talked. All the minor characters were also really well drawn.. The also liked theme of the power of story and the idea of storing your soul elsewhere to preserve it. Highly recommended. ( )
  Brindle | Jun 14, 2014 |
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Peat is on the run - forced to flee for her life when she's blamed for bringing bad luck to her village. She heads for the endless marshes, where she's caught by an old healer-woman who makes Peat her apprentice and teaches her the skill of storytelling. But a story can be a dangerous thing. It can take you out of one world and leave you stranded in another - and Peat finds herself trapped in an eerie place beyond the Silver River where time stands still. Her only friends are a 900-year-old boy and his ghost hound, plus a small and slippery sleek - a cunning creature that might sink his teeth into your leg one minute, and save your life the next.… (more)

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