When Clara is attacked by a black cat which licks the blood from the wound after that, she is shocked. But she is even more shocked because of her mother’s strange reaction. After the attack Clara hardly dares to fall asleep. As soon as she closes her eyes, she imagines the cat stretching and showing its teeth and finally saying, ‘Now you are mine.’
In a feverish dream she overhears her mom telephoning. Clara can understand the words ‘necessary’ and ‘my daughter’s life’ through the closed kitchen door, but what do these words mean? Before Clara has the opportunity to ask questions, her mom takes her to Aunt Isa who can help her by a herb brew and a weird wild chant. However, Clara soon runs into great danger as the Wildwitch has awaken inside her Body!
This book is suitable for readers over 8 years old.
Lene Kaaberbøl is a Danish writer born in Copenhagen, Denmark. She grew up in the Danish countryside and had her first book published at the age of 15. Her work primarily consists of children’s fantasy series and crime fiction for adults. She received the Nordic Children’s Book Prize in 2004. Lene’s huge international breakthrough came with The Shamer Chronicles, which is published in more than 25 countries and has sold more than one million copies worldwide.