...grips the reader in the first sentence and doesn't let go until the last. This is truly a compelling novel that is nearly impossible to put down once it is started...a novel that fans of fantasy will definitely want to read." - Portland Book Review"You can feel the pain and happiness in each event. Ms. Stokes' writing is very powerful and can be related to many issues in today's world." - Reader Views
"[Stokes] is a bewitching storyteller." -BOOKREVIEW.com
"Stokes weaves a vibrant world of lively characters and noble intrigue!" - Samantha Durante, author of Stitch
About the Author
Ellen Stokes writes fantasy-sprinkled fiction for kids and teens. She was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado and is the oldest of five children. She first became interested in creative writing during sixth grade when her short story on her school district’s standardized test got her perfect marks—the first thing she’d ever excelled in and thoroughly enjoyed academically. From there, she dabbled in things from ballet to sociology until she finally came back to her initial love. THE ISOLATED is her debut novel for young adults. She lives with her family in Iowa. Her Web site is www.ellenstokeswrites.com.