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The Iron Butterfly Series (Book 1 & 2)
Book 1 - The Iron Butterfly
Imprisoned, starved and left with no memories, Thalia awakens to find herself at the mercy of an evil cult known as the Septori. Their leader has chosen Thalia as the test subject for a torture device of untold power, designed to change and twist her into something that is neither human nor Denai.
Escaping, Thalia finds an unwilling warrior to protect her and an unlikely Denai to befriend her. After find a home at the Citadel as a servant, Thalia's worst nightmare comes to life and she begins to show signs of power. Scared and unable to control her gifts, she tries to hide her past to fit in among the Denai. But the Septori want their latest test subject back and will stop at nothing to retrieve her, dead or alive.
Book 2 - The Steele Wolf
After finally settling into her new life at the Citadel, Thalia is reunited with her father, who is disturbed at the changes within her. Risking banishment, Thalia must work to prove to her clan and herself that she is still capable of leading them. The problem is, her memories haven't returned, and she cannot shake the feeling that she doesn't belong.
Thalia discovers that betrayal runs deep within her clan, just as she sets out to join Joss and Kael in doing the one thing she fears most: track the Septori to save Joss' kidnapped sister. Along the way, she must confront her own fears on a journey of self-discovery that will take her deep into the stronghold of Denai; as they travel to the ancient floating city of Skyfell.
Recommended for those who enjoy:
teen novels, teen romance, supernatural becomings, blossoming love, survival stories, fantasy fiction, discovering lost memories
Cold Tea and Crumbs rating: The Iron Butterfly = ★★★★☆ The Steele Wolf = ★★★★★
Over to you:
Have you read The Iron Butterfly or The Steele Wolf, what did you think of it? Enjoyed reading it or disliked it?