Agnieszka lives beside a corrupted wood, that steals loved ones, and is always threatening to take over the land. They have a wizard that holds it back, but he demands a young girl every ten years come live with him. Agnieszka must solve the mystery of both to help herself and her people.
Human possession by evil
This book is a loving soul’s view of evil and war. The solutions are creative and organic, and the magic is beautiful and believable. I hope there are many sequels. I loved Agnieszka, Kasia, and this world.