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    • ISBN:9781444734614
    • Publication date:09 Jun 2011

Tiger's Curse

Tiger Saga Book 1

By Colleen Houck

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TIGER'S CURSE is the exciting first volume in a truly addictive epic fantasy-romance.

Would you risk it all to change your destiny?

The last thing Kelsey Hayes thought she'd be doing this summer was trying to break a 300-year-old Indian curse. With a mysterious white tiger named Ren. Halfway around the world. But that's exactly what happened. Face-to-face with dark forces, spellbinding magic, and mystical worlds where nothing is what it seems, Kelsey risks everything to piece together an ancient prophecy that could break the curse forever.

Biographical Notes

Formerly a student at the University of Arizona Colleen Houck has worked as a nationally certified American Sign Language interpreter for seventeen years. TIGER'S CURSE is her first book, which has already received literary praise and digital success. Her self-published eBook claimed the no.1 spot on Kindle's children's best-seller list for seven weeks. She lives in Salem, Oregon, with her husband and a white stuffed tiger. Find out more on www.tigerscurse.com and connect with Colleen on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ColleenHouck.

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  • ISBN: 9781444734607
  • Publication date: 26 May 2011
  • Page count: 512
  • Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton
'I was wrapped up in the sweet romance and heart-pounding adventure of Tiger's Curse. I found myself cheering, squealing and biting my nails - all within a few pages. In short, it was magical.' — Becca Fitzpatrick, author of Hush Hush
'One of the best books I have ever read. An ultimate thrill ride. A roller-coaster ride from beginning to end, this book has action, history, poetry, romance, magic -- everything you could ever want. It is a book J.K. Rowling wishes she wrote, one with so much passion and thrills you won't be able to put it down. This saga is going to be one of the best yet.' — Meera Patel Romantic Times
'Sweeps you into a world of adventure and romance. The characters and places you meet are fascinating and hold your attention from start to finish. It's a magical book and like Kelsey, you're not sure what is real and what is your imagination.' — The Epoch Times
'Entrenched in the rich culture, history, mythology, and imagery of India. The exotic setting only enhances the deliciously romantic scenes. The book is as romantic as it is adventurous. . . it could easily be the next big thing.' — evesfangarden.com
'A smart, vibrant adventure romance wrapped in a quest . . . takes the protagonists through adventures that would make Steven Spielberg proud . . . Full of danger, dash, allegory, and love under the banana tree.' — Kirkus Reviews
'Entrenched in the rich culture, history, mythology, and imagery of India. The exotic setting only enhances the deliciously romantic scenes. The book is as romantic as it is adventurous. . . it could easily be the next big thing.' — http://evesfangarden.com
'Young women yearn for romance, for prince charming, and sometimes for more than one suitor. Charged with action and stolen kisses . . .' — Clarion
Oh how I loved this book! So much so, that I got withdrawal symptoms when I had finished it. — serendipityteacher.blogspot.com
I have fallen deeply in love (and lust) with Prince Dhiren (Ren). — eatingyabooks.blogspot.com
'I was wrapped up in the sweet romance and heart-pounding adventure of Tiger's Curse. I found myself cheering, squealing and biting my nails - all within a few pages. In short, it was magical.' — Becca Fitzpatrick, author of Hush Hush
'Twilight meets Ringling Bros . . . Houck has an excellent sense of story and paints a vivid picture.' — LA Times
'A smart, vibrant adventure romance wrapped in a quest . . . takes the protagonists through adventures that would make Steven Spielberg proud . . . Full of danger, dash, allegory, and love under the banana tree.' — Kirkus Reviews
'Oh how I loved this book! So much so, that I got withdrawal symptoms when I had finished it.' — serendipityteacher.blogspot.com
'I have fallen deeply in love (and lust) with Prince Dhiren (Ren).' — eatingyabooks.blogspot.com
'I can't wait to get my hands on this book!!' — themidnightreaders.blogspot.com
'Epic fantasy-romance? I'm so there.' — www.flutteringbutterflies.com
'An engaging and fast paced storyline, a gorgeous young man to swoon over and a wonderfully rich world built up around the main characters that kept me hooked until the last page. The thing that makes this book so wonderfully different from anything else I have read YA was its setting . . . All in all a refreshing different take on the paranormal romance / adventure genre which I really enjoyed.' — www.overflowinglibrary.com
'Every now and again there comes a book that makes me wish I could read things more slowly so that I could savour every page . . . within a couple of chapters I felt like I had fallen inside the book, I was so swept up in the story. . . Houck weaves mythology into the plot seamlessly.' — http://junipersjungle.com
'I found this book so delicious... (it) is like catnip (pun intended) and I want the sequel, Tiger's Quest, at once. If you are a fan of Stephenie Meyer or Amy Plum, you will love Colleen Houck!' — thepewterwolf.blogspot.com
'This book's got serious bite.' — Dolly
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