My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Wow…..this book is simply amazing! I’m almost at a lost for words, I just can’t describe it that will give it the credit that it deserves. This is the type of you book you fall into and not come out til you’re done. The flow of the story-line draws you in and you’re swept into the current of this incredible story. The Woodcutter is an amazing person. He is strong, kind, loving, and a protector of the Wood. The Wood is a magical place where the 12 Kingdoms emerge. He protects not only the fairy tale creatures, people, and places, he protects the humans. However, when a little girl in a red cape is mauled to death in his Wood it is up to him to figure out who did it. Yet, this is not the only death. His journey takes him from Sleeping Beauty to the clouds in the sky inhabited by the Giants from Jack and the Beanstalk. Go get this book, you won’t regret reading it. Happy reading my friends.
Deep within the Wood, a young woman lies dead. Not a mark on her body. No trace of her murderer. Only her chipped glass slippers hint at her identity.
The Woodcutter, keeper of the peace between the Twelve Kingdoms of Man and the Realm of the Faerie, must find the maiden’s killer before others share her fate. Guided by the wind and aided by three charmed axes won from the River God, the Woodcutter begins his hunt, searching for clues in the whispering dominions of the enchanted unknown.
But quickly he finds that one murdered maiden is not the only nefarious mystery afoot: one of Odin’s hellhounds has escaped, a sinister mansion appears where it shouldn’t, a pixie dust drug trade runs rampant, and more young girls go missing. Looming in the shadows is the malevolent, power-hungry queen, and she will stop at nothing to destroy the Twelve Kingdoms and annihilate the Royal Fae…unless the Woodcutter can outmaneuver her and save the gentle souls of the Wood.
Blending magic, heart-pounding suspense, and a dash of folklore, The Woodcutter is an extraordinary retelling of the realm of fairy tales.