Breath of Air (The Dryad Quartet Book 1)

By Katie Jennings

Capri Summers earned her final identify in honor of the season she was once stumbled on, deserted in a gloomy alleyway in Richmond, Virginia. The orphanage remained her domestic till her eighteenth birthday, whilst she had no selection yet to go away with not anything yet a duffle bag and the garments on her again. That, and her mystery gift. 
Her skill to name upon the wind, to shape clouds out of skinny air, and to coax birds into dancing on her open palm. It made her assorted, while all she sought after used to be to be normal. 
Little did she recognize, her present made her extraordinary.
When an opportunity come across with anyone from her earlier happens, Capri is whisked off to a land she inspiration purely existed in her desires. A land jam-packed with appealing beings of mythological beginning, who welcome her as one in all their very own.  
Her newfound lifestyles without warning turns from ideal to risky. Deception lurks round each nook and a ruthless killer will do whatever to maintain her from studying the reality approximately her disappearance.
Now she'll need to locate braveness in melancholy, or hazard wasting everything.
"The writer writes in a manner that actually captures your imagination." -The Kindle booklet Review
"...a attractive story jam-packed with brilliant characters, intrigue, romance and adventure...a masterpiece of its genre." ­-Author Natalie Gibson
"Jennings has created an international not like any i've got learn about." -Shadow Kisses publication Reviews

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Capri watched him with vast eyes, rubbing her shoulder. What on the earth used to be mistaken with him? She questioned as she became and retreated down the hall. First he gave the impression of he had simply obvious a ghost, after which he acted as if he used to be offended together with her, like she had performed anything to offend him. She essentially was hoping that wasn’t the case, as she had but to actually get to grasp any of the more youthful Muses and didn’t imagine she had performed something mistaken. yet nonetheless, Tobias used to be the one that hadn’t seemed too satisfied to work out her the evening she had back, so perhaps he simply didn’t like her on precept. frustrated that she was once overanalyzing the complete scenario, she driven it to the again of her brain. He used to be undefined, in any case, and who knew what was once happening inside of his head. She felt sorry for him, silently hoping that no matter what it used to be that used to be bothering him could correct itself quickly. Seeing a person, somebody fairly, in misery often had that impact on her. as a substitute she targeted her ideas again to the cruel voiced guy who opposed to all common sense used to be on Euphora. at the very least, if he used to be certainly an identical guy because the one she’d heard in her dream. probably you will want to revisit the Muses, and spot if she may seize a glimpse of Brock in her dream. Then, if he did ensue to be on Euphora, at the very least she’d realize him if he approached her, and she or he might recognize to run. ♦ ♦ ♦ That evening, she had her nightmare for the 1st time seeing that she’d come domestic. purely this time, anything was once oddly varied approximately it. She was once jogging on her personal in the dead of night courtyard, her mom nowhere in sight. rather than being a toddler, she was once eighteen, yet this easy truth didn’t appear to trouble her up to it most likely must have. So she stored on jogging, her physique draped in a protracted faded blue nightgown, her hair streaming down her again in gentle waves. Her toes have been naked, and padded softly opposed to the sleek cobblestone walkway. The evening air round her was once quiet, nearly eerily quiet, the absence of chirping crickets or scurrying evening creatures sending off risk signs in her mind. Moonlight cascaded throughout the timber, highlighting the leaves and deepening the darkest shadows underneath. She walked carefully, her eyes peering round, attempting to distinguish anything from the darkness. She was hoping she might see the monsters she was once convinced have been hiding within the shadows earlier than they observed her. Then she may need the opportunity to conceal herself. without warning, she discovered herself status in entrance of the jasmine, simply she used to be too huge to conceal underneath its sheltering leaves this time. She knelt down in any case, achieving out to the touch the light blossoms. “Capri…” anyone whispered unexpectedly from in the back of her. Capri jolted, startled right into a status place as she searched round wildly for the resource of the voice. She came upon it, mendacity at the floor underneath her ft. Her mom lay there, her chest smoldering as if it have been burnt, her espresso brown hair spilling over the cobblestones round her head. Her face was once faded, and her tender brown eyes have been huge and shiny with shimmering tears.

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