The Summer Country

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Ace Books, 2004 - Fiction - 368 pages
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Called beautiful, dark, and gritty by Booklist (starred review), Hetley's critically acclaimed debut is the story of a modern-day woman who discovers her lineage to the sorcerers who once inhabited Camelot, and her odyssey through Summer Country to inherit her birthright.

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Review: The Summer Country (Summer Country #1)

User Review  - Lise Anne - Goodreads

This fantasy was much more chewy than some others. It is dark and engrossing. Better than average teen-lit. Read full review

Review: The Summer Country (Summer Country #1)

User Review  - Kim Switzer - Goodreads

This started slowly, and there was a little too much "poor damaged protagonist" stuff, but I ended up really enjoying the book. I was very happy that the female lead turned out to be strong and able to stand on her own two feet. Read full review


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About the author (2004)

James A. Hetley is an architect and retired Kempo karate instructor who lives in Maine. He also served three years in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, and has worked such diverse jobs as electronics instructor, trash collector, and operating engineer in a refrigeration plant.

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