There's an island in the Meridian Sea that sits quarantined from the rest of the world. Once a tropical paradise, Ankira w lies devastated. A black magic sorceress from a rival island has cursed Ankira's children to transform into murderous beasts on their 20th birthday. 19-year-old Raphael Solomon's transformation is just hours away. However, an uncovered secret rocks the island and places Raphael in a state he never imagined - alive on the other side of 20-years-old. Raphael's salvation triggers hope for Ankira's future, but his good fortune is short-lived. An unexpected outcome turns Raphael's allies into foes, who seek his demise. Ankira's dark past sets Raphael on a path, winding him through betrayal, shocking revelations, and right into the fatal clutches of the beasts. Isle of Beasts thrills in this fast paced journey that stretches the imagination and questions our own will to survive under pressure. A visit to paradise has never been so intense!
Angela Hobbs is a 2004 journalism graduate from Columbia College Chicago and the former editor of retired teen magazine Young City. A native of Chicago's South Side, she enjoys reading and writing fantasy and horror. The 2013 published Isle of Beasts is her debut novel.