Bryony: Harnessing the Power is a magical journey for young adult readers taking them on a time-travelling adventure back to the American Civil War.
Devastated by the belief that her boyfriend has cheated on her, Bryony flees her trailer home with her trusted friend Pierre. However, her trust is shattered when he puts her into a trance from which she awakes, alone and in great peril, in 1863.
Once there, she must face the challenge of a lifetime to find her way home, undergoing a host of incredible and life-altering experiences along the way. Bryony is forced to grow up fast, using her courage and resourcefulness to get out of some tricky situations. Running into Pierre once more, she discovers that he is an immortal ex-slave whose destiny is inextricably linked to her own. Chased by mysterious bad guys, they first seek help from a white witch and then from the Native Americans, one of whom captures Bryony’s heart. In a shattering climax, Bryony discovers just how much she still has to learn about herself, her magical powers
and an inescapable destiny…
Emma Hamilton was born in Aberdeen in 1977 and has enjoyed writing and creating her own stories for as long as she can remember. She now lives in Murcia, Spain where she teaches English in a secondary school, prepares prospective teachers for examinations and prepares the exams used to measure the level of English in teenagers. Emma is also the author of an online course for the Ministry of Education and the proud mother of two children.