Hidden Current (The Dancing Realms #1) (Book)

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Hidden Current (The Dancing Realms #1) (Book)

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This is book number 1 in the The Dancing Realms series.

*** WINNER: Christy Award, Visionary ***
 
The dancers of the Order direct their floating world of Meriel with their movement... but are they steering it toward destruction?
 
Calara spent her life learning dance patterns and seeking to become the perfect servant to her people. When she discovers the work of the Order is built on lies, she flees with a rough-edged herder, Brantley of Windswell. Pursued by soldiers, her journey through the suffering villages of the rim leads her to encounter a truth that sends ripples through her world—and through her soul.
 
As she seeks clues to her forgotten family, Calara discovers newfound courage in the face of danger, while her quest awakens a growing but forbidden affection for Brantley. Yet even his support can't fully be trusted, since he'd rather destroy the Order than bring reform.
 
She is a lone woman facing opposition from rim villages and treachery from the all-powerful Order. Can she restore the dance to its true purpose and bring freedom and hope to her people?
Award-winning author Sharon Hinck is a wife, mom, and recent grandma, and has an M.A. in communication from Regent University and has served as the artistic director of a Christian performing arts group, a church youth worker, and a professional choreographer. To learn more about her writing, visit her at www.sharonhinck.com.  
Product Details ISBN: 9781621841159
ISBN-10: 1621841154
Publisher: Enclave Publishing
Publication Date: October 13th, 2020
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: The Dancing Realms
“Hinck’s intertwining of Christian theology and fantasy renders a thought-provoking tale, and readers will be challenged to question their convictions. Recommended.”— School Library Journal
— School Library Journal

“Both fantastical and a commentary on blind faith, Sharon Hinck’s exquisite Hidden Current kick-starts a magical new series centered around the power of dance and staying true to yourself.”— Foreword Reviews
— Foreword Reviews

“Sharon Hinck’s fantasy dances to the rhythm of our Creator’s heart… the story moves well to the rhythm of an organic and necessary theme: the ultimate purpose of creative gifts, in a world that’s guided not by human movers in a disordered Order, but by a divine and prime Mover.” — Lorehaven Magazine
— Lorehaven Magazine

“Sharon Hinck has outdone herself with this tale of reclaimed mystery and redemption. As a dancer myself, I loved the rhythm and lyricism of Hinck’s masterful prose and the perilous quest of her protagonist to learn Truth. Hidden Current dances on the page.” — Tosca Lee, New York Times bestselling author
— Tosca Lee

“Rhythm and dance can move a world, and Hidden Current shows how it might be done. A lovely story, told through the eyes of a character who must find her true strength in faithful, trusting service. Hidden Current combines a creative, sympathetic interweaving of the dancer’s art with intriguing worldbuilding and a strong faith element. Well done, Sharon Hinck.” — Kathy Tyers, author of the Firebird series
— Kathy Tyers

“Hidden Current made me want to leap up and dance with joy. The characters, setting, and creatures were exquisite, and the Maker touched my heart. One of the most beautiful stories I’ve ever read.” — Morgan L. Busse, award-winning author of The Ravenwood Saga
— Morgan L. Busse

“Sharon Hinck’s Hidden Current is absolutely beautiful! I was instantly drawn in by her intriguing island world held in place by dancers. This story is one of discovery, truth, and a lovely, fresh allegory that will touch readers’ hearts. If you enjoy Christian young adult fantasy novels with danger, adventure, and a hint of romance, you’re going to love it!” — Jill Williamson, Christy Award-winning author of Blood of Kings
— Jill Williamson

“Hidden Current enthralled me! Sharon Hinck brings characters to life like no one else! The characters’ paths collide and propel them on an adventurous, imaginative quest. Hidden Current is bursting with intrigue, danger, betrayal, redemption and hope—everything readers want in an epic tale! Hidden Current is unputdownable!” — Elizabeth Goddard, bestselling author of the Uncommon Justice series
— Elizabeth Goddard