Book 1:The Concealing

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The Concealing (Spirit Warriors #1)

Author: D.E.L. Connor

Published: November 24, 2013

Publisher: Booktrope

Republished: March 20, 2017, 2nd edition (no major plot changes)

Publisher: BrixBaxter Publishing


Sixteen-year-old Emme Belrose has it all: four best friends, a horse of her own, a hidden tepee hangout, and a blossoming romance with tall and handsome Charlie. These friends also have a secret. They can move their spirits into animal bodies: an osprey, a mustang, a grizzly, a mountain lion and a coyote. But when Charlie, who has a gift for seeing the future, has a vision of Emme drowning in the icy Yellowstone River, the Spirit Warriors must train their animal bodies to kill an enemy they know is coming… but know nothing about. Suspenseful, romantic, and awash in Native American magic, Spirit Warriors captures the tragic enchantment of the American West—and confirms the power of friendship.


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“This is a fast and entertaining read and I think readers with a fascination with Native American myths and legends will like this one.” – The Booklicker

As you all know I love new authors! And this one blew me away!” – Crossroad Reviews

“The Concealing is one of the best books that I have read in a long time…You will fall head over heels in love with all of the characters and the plot as well in The Concealing.” – The Avid Reader

“This story has a way of weaving itself into her heart and mind as it the author practically brings you into the story that she has written.” – Chelsea’s Reading Adventures

What I liked best about this book was the relationship between these lifelong friends. It was refreshing to experience interactions centered around teenagers that wasn’t about shopping, the latest fashions, and pop music.” – Readers & Writers Connect

” D.E.L. Connor’s writing is so vivid and passionate that when Emme left her body and merged with Eros the osprey I felt that I too was flying.”Magician’s Fire

“Emotions run hot, and the reader will find themselves sympathizing in one way or another with things that are happening in their own lives. As an adult, I can remember feeling the way these “kids” were feeling. Connor does a wonderful job evoking these emotions.” Respect the Books

“The author has managed to literally place you in the book where you can clearly see each detail, smell and feel the wind, and be a part of this wonderful story.” Sarityahalomi blogspot

“I was glued to the book from the moment I began reading it and was sad when it ended, because it ended. I can very easily visualise this book as a film, the descriptions are detailed enough to make it a great opportunity for a film. Amazing.” Cookie Book Reviews

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