Book: Alchemist (The Four Corners of Santerria) by Terry Reid
categories: Book, Fantasy, Santerria, Insects, Four Elements, Fire, Earth, Wind, Water, Science Fiction
Terry Reid about this book: Terry has spent nine years living among humans. She has a home, a job and friends and a seemingly normal life. But when an old enemy returns from the dead, Terry's world is shattered. Now forced to return home to Santerria, Terry, her uncle Lyle and childhood friend Connor must move quickly to unravel his plot before people die. But by returning they risk provoking an even deadlier outcome and setting two nations on the collision course of war...
'Alchemist' is the first of a four-part series set between Edinburgh in Scotland and the fictional world of Santerria, and acts as the introduction to the fantasy series: 'The Four Corners of Santerria'. Terry and her uncle are both Alchemists, a subterranean race from Santerria, with metal in their blood...and Connor, a Pyrovite - a species capable of creating fire at will. Back home on Santerria the Alchemists and Pyrovites make up two of the four elemental races, co-existing alongside the Water Elementals and the now extinct Phantoms (wind). They share their world with a fifth race, the Acara; the refugees of the stars.
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