Juniper Bird: A Novella
Ten-year-old Brenna has a terrible secret. Her stepbrother Magnus has gone missing. No one in her rural village has any idea where the quiet, bookish boy could be.Almost no one.Only Brenna and her mother know what really happened to Magnus. And they won’t tell anybody.Then a strange bird appears, unlike any Brenna has ever seen before. It charms the villagers and brings comfort to Brenna’s distraught stepfather. Brenna doesn’t trust it. She suspects it has come to reveal the truth. But that truth is more painful than even she knows—and the retribution it demands more horrible than she can imagine.‘Juniper Bird’ is a dark retelling of a gruesome fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm.
Independently published, June 20, 2020
Paperback, 97 pages