The Wild One

The Wild One

by Margaret Gregory


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Sixteen-year-old Jai Cassidy thought she was finally free of her family until she discovers her other relatives ...the ones that aren't human.The Atapi, a warrior alien race led by a depraved sorcerer, have masqueraded as humans for over twenty years. When Jai accidentally interferes with their barbaric activities, she becomes a target for their retribution. Using her natural perversity and cunning to escape them, she catapults herself into the middle of a deadly feud between two alien races.The Kumatan intend to eradicate the Atapi from Earth. They take Jai to their hidden village, where despite the prejudice of the Kumatan and the provocation of the captured Atapi slaves, Jai tries to maintain her human bred values.As Jai learns more about herself and her unknown biological mother, she discovers that she has inherited the talent for sorcery. Before she can even imagine what that means and with only the barest understanding of her own potential, Jai must prevail against the Sorcerer, and the Kumatan who want to neutralize her power.A novel inspired by the writings of Mercedes Lackey and Tamora Pierce.

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ISBN-13: 9781491011614
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/07/2013
Series: Atapi Sorceress , #2
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Margaret Gregory began writing at high school, but became more interested in science and worked to attain a Master of Science degree. She worked as an analytical chemist for ten years before retiring to raise two boys and study writing and editing.
Now with her boys grown up, she has begun to rewrite her early novels.

The first of these - The Wild One - won a Highly Commended in the 2011 Fellowship of Australian Writers - Jim Hamilton award for an unpublished manuscript of sustained quality,
She lives with her three men in Melbourne, Australia, in a house with a metal roof that is used as a runway by possums.

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