Mirage Lake

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Pub Date Dec 04 2023 | Archive Date Mar 01 2024

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“Anne from green gables meets Narnia.”

“If you loved The Harry Potter series or The Chronicles of Narnia, you also will find this book very satisfying!”

Lila and Nina are sisters, living in a post-apocalyptic paradise where they have been brought up by their loving father, Babu, to respect the other species they share their world with, while never encroaching on their territory. Despite being mocked by other children for their face marks and their father's perceived lower status as a Peels Collector, they have built a close collection of friends, known as the Group of Six. With them to rely on, the sisters never expect things to change.

But change is coming.

One day, the group discovers a huge, golden feather stuck in the branches of the tree that Lila and Nina’s modest cabin is built against. The feather, from a Chuppy, is both puzzling and worrying because interaction with other species is strictly taboo, and if one has nested in their tree they face being forced to move house, the last thing any of them want.

Keeping the discovery of the feather a secret between the Group of Six, it soon becomes apparent that there is more to it than meets the eye, and as more secrets are steadily uncovered, it becomes clear that this will be a source of unending problems for them.

Can Lila and Nina find a way to face their fears, deal with a bully who could ruin everything, and keep their secret from the rest of the village? The price of failure promises to be high and isn't one that either of them can contemplate.

“Anne from green gables meets Narnia.”

“If you loved The Harry Potter series or The Chronicles of Narnia, you also will find this book very satisfying!”

Lila and Nina are sisters, living in a...

Advance Praise

Anne from green gables meets Narnia; Beautiful fantasy story about sisters.

Anne from green gables meets Narnia; Beautiful fantasy story about sisters.

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In 'Mirage Lake,' author N.H. Aharon weaves a captivating tale that combines the charm of 'Anne of Green Gables' with the enchantment of 'Narnia.' Set in a post-apocalyptic paradise, the story revolves around two sisters, Lila and Nina, raised by their father to respect the diverse species coexisting in their world.

The sisters, marked by face scars and facing societal judgment due to their father's status as a Peels Collector, find solace in their tight-knit group of friends, the Group of Six. However, their peaceful existence takes an unexpected turn when they discover a golden feather from a Chuppy, a forbidden species. The revelation sets off a chain of secrets, challenges, and the looming threat of eviction.

As the Group of Six navigates the complexities of their newfound discovery, the narrative unfolds with layers of mystery and suspense. The story not only explores the bonds of friendship and the strength of familial ties but also delves into themes of courage, facing fears, and standing up against adversity.

'Mirage Lake' offers a delightful blend of fantasy, adventure, and coming-of-age elements. Fans of series like 'Harry Potter' and 'Chronicles of Narnia' will find this book a satisfying read, filled with magical moments, unexpected twists, and relatable characters. The author's skillful storytelling keeps the reader engaged from start to finish, making 'Feathers of Gold' a must-read for those seeking an imaginative and heartwarming journey.

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Lila and Nina's adventures in a post-apocalyptic paradise blend the charm of 'Anne from Green Gables' with the fantastical allure of 'Narnia' in this captivating tale. As they navigate their world with respect for its diverse inhabitants, readers are drawn into a richly imagined landscape filled with mystery and intrigue.

With echoes of 'Harry Potter' and 'The Chronicles of Narnia,' this book offers a satisfying blend of adventure and heart. From the discovery of a forbidden feather to the unraveling of hidden secrets, the sisters' journey is filled with suspense and unexpected twists that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.

As Lila and Nina confront their fears and grapple with the consequences of their actions, they demonstrate courage and resilience in the face of adversity. With its compelling characters and engaging storyline, this book is sure to captivate readers of all ages.

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A blend of magic adventure and fantasy that takes the reader on a journey where things are a bit different. I overall enjoyed the book but did find at times I was somewhat confused. The author does spin a delightful tale filled with lots of twists. Thanks #Netgalley and #Booksgosocial for the eARC in exchange for a honest review. All opinions are mine.

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