Read an Excerpt from Rae Carson’s WALK ON EARTH A STRANGER

Rae Carson’s Walk on Earth a Stranger brings historical fiction and fantasy together.

The author of the Fire and Thorns trilogy, which includes The Girl of Fire and Thorns, has a new series coming this September. Rae Carson‘s Walk on Earth a Stranger is the first book in The Gold Seer trilogy is a historical fiction mixed with fantasy story, and it sounds quite epic.

The cover is pretty amazing, too, and if you liked the Fire and Thorns books, you just may really enjoy this new trilogy as well.  And now you can read the first 92 pages of Walk on Earth a Stranger after the jump!

The first book in a new trilogy from acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Rae Carson. A young woman with the magical ability to sense the presence of gold must flee her home, taking her on a sweeping and dangerous journey across Gold Rush–era America.

Lee Westfall has a secret. She can sense the presence of gold in the world around her. Veins deep beneath the earth, pebbles in the river, nuggets dug up from the forest floor. The buzz of gold means warmth and life and home—until everything is ripped away by a man who wants to control her. Left with nothing, Lee disguises herself as a boy and takes to the trail across the country. Gold was discovered in California, and where else could such a magical girl find herself, find safety? Rae Carson, author of the acclaimed Girl of Fire and Thorns trilogy, dazzles with this new fantasy that subverts both our own history and familiar fantasy tropes.

Walk on Earth a Stranger, the first book in this new trilogy, introduces—as only Rae Carson can—a strong heroine, a perilous road, a fantastical twist, and a slow-burning romance. Includes a map and author’s note on historical research.

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Chapter Sampler: WALK ON EARTH A STRANGER by Rae Carson

Walk on Earth a Stranger will be available in stores on September 22, 2015.

Source: Epic Reads


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