The Goddess Within
categories: Fantasy, YA, Romance, Historical Fiction, Paranormal, Fiction
A magical journey set in 16th century Italy.
Berka was raised by her hermit father in the wild, secluded from human society. At the dawn of her fifteenth summer she meets a faun, a being from a different realm. The two are instantly drawn to each other, but their secret meetings are soon disturbed by the arrival of a group of bandits. The threat intensifies when the group’s leader establishes an alliance with evil spirits from the underworld. Berka’s father comes up with an escape plan, but she doesn’t want to leave and so she finds another way to deal with the inevitable peril. Throughout the adventure, Berka also embarks on a road to self-discovery. She learns to embrace the powerful aspects of her divine feminine as well as the inseparable bond to the masculine. The story is inspired by ancient European mythology, pagan philosophy and Sacred Geometry symbolism. The Goddess Within is a stand-alone sequel to Kenaz’s debut novel, The Witch Within.