An action-packed, evocative portrayal of family and belonging…
Hardy’s latest novel is packed with action, suspense, and dark intrigue. Nadia Jelita, an orphan, has always known she’s different from others: everyone has a shadow—except her. Looking to find answers about her true identity, Nadia returns to her favorite place, the Bright Pool Amusement Park. But a sinister demonic Ringmaster uses his dark powers to lure her to her death. When a mysterious child saves Nadia from the Ringmaster, Nadia learns she is a Shadowin. She must team up with her savior if she wants to learn the truth about her identity. Smoothly paced, the novel contains a satisfying mystery, a poignant coming-of-age story, and a dangerous face-off between the protagonists and a malevolent demonic force. Despite the immense darkness at the heart of the story, the narrative is suffused with heartwarming warmth of cozy bonds of friendship and family. The mystery of Nadia’s real identity and the source of her shadowin power are satisfyingly resolved. A heartwarming, gratifying read.
The Last Shadow
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pub date February 20, 2021
Price $15.99 (USD) Paperback, $0.00 Kindle edition