Promise of the Wolves: Wolf Chronicles Book One [Dorothy Hearst] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fantasy of wolves. A young wolf. Brilliantly weaving together original research, lovable characters and a dynamic, thoroughly engaging plot, The Wolf Chronicles is an adventure story in the. Summary: An absorbing and fascinating creation myth novel along the lines of Watership Down, but set among wolves and early humans.

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Kaala is determined to be a part of the Swift River Pack, the last promise she made to her mother.

Set 14, years ago in what is today Southern Europe, Promise of the Wolves is the first in a planned trilogy. Never allow a mixed blood wolf to live. Sep 20, Dale White rated it liked it.

Only if the pack leader decides they are strong enough to survive and accepts them as pack do they receive their name. Hearst created her own wolf culture, making them seem not unlike a primitive human tribe, albeit with particular wolf characteristics.

Promise of the Wolves

Even before it has appeared, the publishing rights to your Wolf Dortohy have been sold to a number of publishers around the world. I am the kind of reader that focuses on character and plot. Never allow a mixed-blood wolf to live. I loved the ins and outs of pack life that are shown in this novel – the rules and requirements for how the pack will operate.

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What does this idea entail? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Only outside intervention saved Kaala, and before her mother fled, she instructed her daughter hearet join the pack, then find her. I was captivated by this book from the moment i read the synposis on the back. Will her mate be Pell or Azzuen? It’s rare to find a eolves that tells the tale from the point of view of an animal, and even rarer to find one that pulls it off this well.


Ruuqo lacks the dignified grace you expect most leaders To have, and while I did like Rissa quite a bit more due to her outspokenness whenever she thought Ruuqo was being a fool, she became much more unlikable the older the pups got. Sep 28, Chelsea rated it liked it Shelves: I let ghe of how I would see something or respond to something and try to experience every event in the book as a wolf would experience it.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. It was VERY slow.

The plot was very flat hesrst the only excitement if you can all it that was the almost-war that never came to be. Description Born of a forbidden, mixed-blood litter and an outcast after her mother is exiled, spirited young she-wolf Kaala is grudgingly permitted to join the Swift River wolf pack where she must fight to prove herself and survive against the odds.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. This is definitely the kind of book I like and the ending made me curious enough to want to read the rest of the series. In the book, you recount the legend of Indru, the first wolf to teach humans the wolf way of the hunt. This is because the last time they interacted, a war burst forth between them. Greatwolves I am a little unsure about them. I would deffinatley recommened this book to basically anyone, although I would especially recommend it to people who either like books set in a previous time or books about animals.


Promise of the Wolves (Wolf Chronicles, #1) by Dorothy Hearst

You definitely won’t regret it. Born of a forbidden, mixed-blood litter and treated as an outcast after her mother is exiled, Kaala struggles to earn her place in the pack.

Truthfully, had I not been listening to it as an audiobook, I wouldn’t have finished it. I came to wolves through a love of dogs.

Which is lovely for a little while but I began getting entirely bogged down with it about half way through. I learnt so much about wolf behaviour by reading this.

Promise of the Wolves (Wolf Chronicles, book 1) by Dorothy Hearst

Hardcoverpages. So in hearrst book while the main characters are wolves with a scene stealing raven, I sometimes had trouble visualizing the wolves communicating with one another because it just didn’t seem real. Risking expulsion from their pack and exile from the Wide Valley, Kaala and her young packmates begin to hunt with the humans and thus discover the long-hidden bond between the two clans.

Promise of the Wolves 19 10 Oct 13, Sep 22, Mary Mackey rated it it was amazing. It is then that Kaala learns the truth behind the three promises. However, I rpomise find the characters all that lovable, unless we are supposed to love them for the mere fact they are wolves and the main character has acceptance issues. I also loved reading about Azzuen and how he was so very weak but he grew into a strong wolf as well! To ask other readers questions about Promise of the Wolvesplease sign up.