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Hold on to your witch hat as MALB travels back to Lindtzl Kingdom to battle whatever forces of evil they encounter, while gathering strength via faith, teamwork, and friendship. Coming of age fantasy fiction with a faith-based support system, combining the magical world of the enchanted and belief in a higher power.
"...the tale teaches important values about serving others, resisting dark forces and keeping your spirit kind and giving. The fantasy system of the story is well imagined, with different demons and an exciting variety of foes for the young heroes to face." - K.C. Finn, 5-Star Review, Readers' Favorite
"The plot is exciting and fast-paced, and will thrill anyone who enjoys spells, trolls and daring rescues of queens in distress. Magdalena Gottschalk: Lindtzl Kingdom is most highly recommended." - Jack Magnus, 5-Star review, Readers' Favorite
"If you're looking for a tale of magic and mystery, then this book is a great way to go. Written from the point of view of a group of teenagers who never suspected what amazing and terrifying things lurk in the hidden realm alongside their own, it's a tale of magical places and much more." - Samantha DeWitt, 4-Star review, Readers' Favorite
2018 NYC Big Book Awards Winner in Juvenile Fiction
Magdalena Gottschalk: The Slippery Slope, is an epic fantasy fiction thriller written for middle grade juvenile to pre-teen audiences. Excitement, suspense, intrigue, and demonic haunts await you as you turn the pages. Magdalena and friends are quite surprised to hear the evil lurking in the shadows. Hold on to your witch hat as the ride down the slippery slope is quite turbulent.
"This story also works quite well as a coming of age tale as each of the characters adapts to the seriousness of their situation and masters fear and insecurity to help the other MALB teammates. Grant's plot is sound and great fun to follow, and her characters are well-defined." J. Magnus, 5-Star review, Readers' Favorite
"...Grant's prose is as charming as ever. The narrative is vivid, the dialogue is clean, and the moderate pace suits the plot well." Lit Amri, 5-Star review, Readers' Favorite
"By chapter four the reader is thrown into an action-packed adventure with this group of friends. It was a good story and I think that it could be very well received in the pre-teen age group." - D. Sweeney, 4-Star review, Readers' Favorite
2018 Readers' Favorite finalist in Children - PreTeen category and 2017 Winner of the New York City Big Book Awards in Juvenile Fiction:
Magdalena Gottschalk: The Crooked Trail, book #1 of the series, is a middle grades to young adult epic fantasy fiction novel, that explores faith, unity, differences, belief in a higher power, magic, and teamwork. It will leave you sitting on the edge of your seat, begging to turn the page. With a touch of southern charm and tradition, this novel takes you on a journey not for the faint of heart. Witches, wizards, demons, black magic, and soul searching all have their place in the quaint little town of Lily Brooke.
"M. Gail Grant has a charming style with sweet descriptions, often using old-fashioned phrases and language that perfectly fits the personalities of the children and the quaintness of the town.." - L. Konkel, 5-Star review, Readers' Favorite
"The writing is excellent, featuring beautiful descriptions and dialogues that are plot-driven and that enhance character development. Magdalena Gottschalk: The Crooked Trail is a delightful read for young readers and adults who still reflect the beauty of childhood in their hearts." - A. Fomonyuy, 5-Star review, Readers' Favorite
"The story is very imaginative, and as a reader, you can easily feel a connection toward the main characters. I didn’t expect a lot of the twists that happened, and I found the book very entertaining." - Majanka, 4-Star review, IHeartReading.net blog