Promise of the Wolves: Wolf Chronicles Book One [Dorothy Hearst] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fantasy of wolves. A young wolf. Brilliantly weaving together original research, lovable characters and a dynamic, thoroughly engaging plot, The Wolf Chronicles is an adventure story in the. Summary: An absorbing and fascinating creation myth novel along the lines of Watership Down, but set among wolves and early humans.

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If a wolf had any contact with a human, they are sent away from their pack. This book was SO boring. The interactions between the wolves and people were really well-done.

I’ve already ordered the 2nd book in the trilogy from my library, and will probably buy the whole collection once the 3rd book comes out I really enjoyed this YA book. I would have been happy enough with this as a stand alone. Adams created not only a culture of rabbits but maintained their essential ‘rabbitness’ through a variety of settings, engaging both emotion and action hearzt the process.

I was pretty surprised at the beginning of it of how great the writing was. With its engaging blend of animal science wloves mythology, and a strong environmental message, Promise will appeal to a variety of teens.

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I have special kind of fondness for animal perspective stories. This first book of the “Wolf Chronicles” trilogy is about the relationship about prehistoric humans and wolves, is told from the wolves POV, hearzt seems to lay the foundation of how the first domesticated dogs came to be.


Fascinated with the humans, Kaala finds herself stealing back to their settlement to befriend her.

Please, God, let the film rights be purchased by someone who will make a decent, PG-rated animated movie out of this wonderful story. It had its potential but it wasn’t for me.

Promise of the Wolves is narrated in the first person by a promose she-wolf, Kaala. Kaala, the main wolf-character, captured me immediately – she is faced with adversity from her birth and her strong spirit and determination see her into the pack she so wants to be a part of. Tess because she is thought to be unlucky. While I didn’t mind the story, I am wavering on whether or not I will wllves up books two and three next time I visit the library.

Retrieved from ” http: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I’ll admit I was skimming the last 75 pages or so. It is the story of a dorotny of wolves living long ago when the world was a wilder place. Because Hearst knew there was more, she didn’t write a complete book in and of itself, which makes me a little curious to see oof the other books develop, but even more not engaged enough with the plot or the characters to find out.

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The product description notes: At first, I thought it would be unfair to the author wovles write a review for a book I’d only partially read, but as I’ve thought about it, I realized that in the first four chapters of the book, I had formed oromise opinion that was strong enough to make me decide to set it down, and I feel it’s important to share what led to such a strong opinion.


Her depiction of the animals’ lives, from raising pups to hunting strategies to the protocol of both inter- and intra-pack associations, makes her lupine cast both captivating and believable.

Her bond with them is formed when she rescues a young girl from drowning. Mar 02, Jenne rated it liked it Promiae If it turns out that my reasons hearsh setting the book down fade in later chapters, I welcome comments to this rev I have to admit, I didn’t finish this book. I love this book quite a lot! Born of a forbidd What is the promise of the wolf?

Refresh and try again. Thank heavens at least one writer hasn’t stooped so low. Born of a forbidden mixed-blood litter and an outcast after her mother is banished, Kaala is determined to earn a dorotby in the Swift River pack. As someone who has a soft spot for animals, it’s no surprise that I enjoyed this book.

Promise of the Wolves 19 10 Oct 13, At the heart of the story is the current scientific theory of co-evolution of man and wolf. Promise of the Wolves takes place in a fully imagined world. Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today! We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. A wolf with such a crescent, it is prophesied, will some day either save or destroy her pack.

Kaala was a perfect narrator. Jun 06, Nozomi rated it liked it Shelves: