"The addictive first story in the Magical Sword Series"

Always feeling like an outsider, Nexi Jones could not find the will to live after losing her adoptive parents to a car accident. As she waits for death, it is not heaven that awaits her, but another world, The Otherworld. There she meets a family she never knew she had, new friends and a past heritage that is too unbelieveable to accept. But accept she must, for she is a guardian/part witch. And she has been brought home to finally take her place in this frightening new world. Where monsters are real and she is the one who slays them.

I was blown away! Love, love this fiesty, sassy and downright fun character that is Nexi! Ms. Kennedy has done an excellent job of creating a world that is vivid, fun and sexy. The chemistry between Nexi and Kyden is hot and had me rooting for them from the beginning. Kyden is the perfect man for Nexi, strong when he needs to be and giving other times. Very well matched. I very much enjoyed The Willow and look forward to reading The Wicked!! Stacey Kennedy has become an author I will look for!!

Reviewed by Missy Brown
Posted December 19, 2010


A past of secrets, a life broken by death awakens to a world of promise and love, but lurking danger threatens to destroy it all.

In Carson City, Nevada a tragic car accident has claimed the lives of Nexi Jonesí adoptive parents. Now, without them, her reason to live has vanished and she is determined to end her pain.

The problem with that, itís not heaven she wakes up to, itís the Otherworld. Nexi must reconcile the truth about her past, and her heritage as part guardian/part witch, while she begins to train to join the Councilís guard. But itís not the combat training that has her worried, its attempting to keep her cool around the luscious guardian, Kyden thatís her biggest concern.

Before long, Nexiís skills are put to the test as she begins to fight against the supernatural who have taken a human life. But nothing can prepare her for the journey ahead. Soon, she will find herself lost in a mystery and fighting to keep all sheís gained, as Lazarus, a vampire, threatens to take it all away.

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The Willow
(The Magical Sword: Book One)
by Stacey Kennedy

Liquid Silver Books
July 1, 2010
Available: July 19, 2010
ISBN #1595787232
EAN #9781595787231
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