Promise of the Wolves: Wolf Chronicles Book One [Dorothy Hearst] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fantasy of wolves. A young wolf. Brilliantly weaving together original research, lovable characters and a dynamic, thoroughly engaging plot, The Wolf Chronicles is an adventure story in the. Summary: An absorbing and fascinating creation myth novel along the lines of Watership Down, but set among wolves and early humans.

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See full terms and conditions and this month’s choices. I plan on giving this book three stars, but the writing itself would have a five star rating! Back in their world, humans and wolves wer This book was really good. This story follows Kaala, a young mixed blood wolf. She spends a great deal of time introducing this culture and the existential angst of the main character.

This book was really good. Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today! A war is brewing between humans and wolves and Kaala may be the only one who can stop it. Never consort with humans.

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Looking for beautiful books? This was a really great read.

Finally, as Kaala recounts her life, the narration paints her too clean for my liking. Are you attempting to make a timely statement? Never allow a mixed-blood wolf promixe live. It was VERY slow. I have to admit that I was, at first, very hooked with the story. Her pro,ise don’t seem very ‘wolfish’ at times, and there is not enough oc in order to sustain attention, and not enough insight into the characters which would really help us to love them.


That glimpse into that life was my favorite part of the novel. Like love so much that I want to hug and squeeze the book to little pieces kind of love.

We’re asked to believe that one wolf pup is strong enough to throw two wolf pups off, but two wolf pups both older and better fed are not strong enough to hold one wolf pup down. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Apr 07, Annabella rated it it was amazing. Wolf pups don’t receive their names until they emerge from their den and are inspected by the leader of the pack. It’s about a wolf named Kaala who was born into a “mixed blood” family.

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Still, I can’t remember being so absorbed into an animal tale in years and years. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Promise of the Wolves is a lovely book. The timing of these unexplained advances correlates, more or less, with when the first wolves appeared.

Promise of the Wolves takes place in a fully imagined world. I read about this theory shortly after I started writing Promise and it quickly became the heart of the story. Never kill a human unprovoked. Kaala has a destiny, one that she’s not quite sure about, and she finds herself drawn to the humans that the pack have sworn to keep away from.

Kaala, a young wolf pup of mixed blood, must fight for her place in the Swift River Pack. I was satisfied with this volume and the way it ended and yet I have just enough questions to keep me wanting to read the next one. Though she’s not seen as an equal by the other wolves and is treated with prejudice, she finds a Wolves on a trek avoiding humans is a pretty common theme, I find. It reminds me a lot of books I read growing upso I guess I could say this was kind of a nostalgic read for me.


This book is populated by wonderful characters. Even before it has appeared, the publishing rights to your Wolf Chronicles have been sold to a number of publishers around the world.

Promise of the Wolves (Wolf Chronicles, #1) by Dorothy Hearst

Octavia Butler and Margaret Atwood have always been two of my heroes for writing strong, intelligent female protagonists and narrators. And yet wolves, the animals from which dogs evolved, inspire such mixed emotions. As a bit of a step outside of my genre comfort zone, I chose this promixe for our teacher book club because there are a few of us who enjoy books about alternate world, times, and just off-the-beaten-path kind of novels.

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I’m not entirely sure if I’ll read the rest of the books. Kaala was a perfect narrator. Preview — Promise of the Wolves by Dorothy Hearst.

Ruuqo, the leader of her pack, does everything possible to keep her from becoming pack, and there’s something pulling her to the humans that she just doesn’t understand. I have to admit, I didn’t finish this book. Jul 17, Kristi rated it it was ok.