Debut author Julie Eshbaugh s sweeping prehistoric fantasy with allusions to Pride and Prejudice will enthrall readers with high-stakes survival, blinding betrayal, and star-crossed love.
Hunting, gathering, and keeping his family safe that s the life seventeen-year-old Kol knows. Then bold, enigmatic Mya arrives from the south with her family, and Kol is captivated. He wants her to like and trust him, but any hopes of impressing her are ruined when he makes a careless and nearly grave mistake. However, there s something more to Mya s cool disdain a history wrought with loss that comes to light when another clan arrives. With them is Lo, an enemy from Mya s past who Mya swears has ulterior motives.
As Kol gets to know Lo, tensions between Mya and Lo escalate until violence erupts. Faced with shattering losses, Kol is forced to question every person he s trusted. One thing is for sure: this was a war that Mya or Lo Kol doesn t know which had been planning all along.
With riveting action and illustrative prose that leaps from the page, newcomer Julie Eshbaugh will have readers mesmerized."
Staff Review: Ivory and Bone
“Simple necessity. Kill or be killed.” The large mammoth can kill. The sabertooth tiger can kill. The frigid icy ocean can kill. The spear hurled from a rival clan can kill. The fire set to a fur covered hut can kill. Two clans, rival for rights to the mammoth, the land, the ocean, and the women. Thick lies cause two clans to rival and the lack of perspective and understanding cause further rifts...
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