Where do we come from and why? Few legends are as iconic as the story of Adam and Eve. Now this incredible story is retold...
The Flame-bringer (110K words) is an adventure for older children and young adults set in a mythical, post ice-age world. Entertaining, uplifting and thought-provoking; The Flame-Bringer poses questions about humanity's origins and our relationship to the natural world. This book will appeal to readers of both sexes whose appetite for fantasy has been sharpened by authors such as Philip Pullman.
Around 10,000 years ago, a young boy cursed with a dreadful affliction is cast out by his people and adopted by an elderly shaman. Protected but unfulfilled, his world is shattered by loss and he finds himself alone and hunted through a brutal wilderness by a relentless foe.
Amdan however is no normal youth. With ingenuity, supernatural aid and the help of new found love, he begins to discover his role in a cosmic struggle that stretches back to the very beginning of time and now threatens to destroy the balance of nature and lay waste to the Earth.
The Flame-Bringer is a tale of tragedy and inhumanity but also of love, hope and the ability of the human spirit to triumph over disadvantage despite the odds.