What would you do if you are ten years old, witness your mothers murder, and abruptly have to make adult choices about your future? At ten years old, Raina finds herself in this position, holding her mother's dying body, and making a vow she does not yet fully understand. She vows to become a Raven and protect a "special something" her mother was a Keeper for. When she is older, she learns the 'special something' is The Stone Of Acumen. Unfortunately, others are after the Amulet as well. Her friends and loved ones are in danger if they help. Can Raina become a Raven, obtain The Stone Of Acumen and hone her Gift of Insight in time? Read about Raina's struggles with love, betrayal, friendship and courage while fulfilling a vow made to her mother.
M.J. Natali was brought up and educated in Hudson, Massachusetts where she currently resides. She is easygoing, energenic, smiling, laughes easily and is not afraid of letting her inner child to come out and play. Her love for coffee is second for her love in Music. When she was younger, she wanted to be a singer/songwriter and dancer. She used to practice singing in a recorder and wrote poems and short stories. Not having the talent for singing, she switched to her second love and focused on writing. She attended Fisher College with electives focused on literature and psychology, with the expectations to write Childrens books, however when the call to writing became a reality, her interests in angels, Christology, Mythology, Mysticism and other otherworldly concepts dominated her imagination. These became to concepts to her writing. She loves to write, and still maintains her love for music, although she still cannot play the violin and it sounds like she's strangling small cats. She feels that writing is a great outlet for her varied and wild imagination. To bring life to a world and its characters from my imaginings is one of the best feelings