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For as long as Lottie Fiske can remember, the only people who seem to care about her have been her best friend, Eliot, and the mysterious letter-writer who sends her birthday gifts. But now strange things and people are arriving on the island Lottie calls home, and Eliot's getting sicker, with a disease the doctors have given up trying to cure. Lottie is helpless, useless, powerless. 

And then a door opens in the apple tree. 

Follow Lottie down through the apple roots to another world - a world of magic both treacherous and beautiful - in pursuit of the impossible: a cure for the incurable, a use for the useless, and protection against the pain of loss. 

Book 1 in the spellbinding Water and the Wild fantasy trilogy.

©2015 Kathryn Ormsbee (P)2018 Kathryn Ormsbee

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I loved everything about this book!,

I loved everything about this book!, The characters were lively, and the world building was incredibly vivid. Lottie and her friends were very fun lovable characters. Can't wait for the sequel!

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loves it

this book was amazingly written and the voice actor brought the whole world to life. I loved our they added extra to the back found of the audio for extra emphasis.

I recieved this audio book free in exchange for an honest review.

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Wonderful!

The water and the Wild is a wonderful start to this new series.

Lottie getting her letters and birthday gifts after placing an apple in the tree is not only warmed my heart but made me believe in magic! Lottie goes on a quest to a magical universe to save her friend. This book is great for all ages. Nigel Peever did an amazing job bringing the book to life with his brilliant narration. He had me absolutely mesmerized. This goes in to the favorites column and I have no doubt I will revisit it again and again

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pretty good

Just the absolute best story. Everything I like to listen about and more. Such a great story I will listen again and again. A keeper!!

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I really enjoyed the story,

This book is a treasure. My kids and I couldn't stop listening to this book. Excellent world building and character development.

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A Watery kind of tale

First off another great performance by the voice artist. He held your attention from the beginning and has a great voice. Great story with interesting characters So when you get a chance to check it out do so. You just might discover a new voice over performer you just might enjoy, as well as a new author you just might check out some more. So when you get a chance check it out and enjoy.

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Excellent Story!!!

I received this audio book for free in exchange for my honest review. While this story has excellent writing, It's the narration that makes it so enjoyable. Mr. Nigel Peever does a wonderful job pulling you into the story. I'm positive that you will enjoy this one immensely.

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Enjoyed the story

I enjoyed the story. I did not like the sound effects and music that played throughout the book. I think it distracted me from getting more into the story and characters. The narrator did well at different voices for the characters too.

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It was kind of like Alice and the wonderland

I didn't like the music or sound effects on this book. The story line was good but again it was the music and sound effects that makes it hard for me to want to listen to it all the way. But I did. Story line was ok.

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  • Deedra
  • 08-04-18

The water and the wild

I loved it!Excellent adventure for kids and adults.A great story of friendship and family.Nigel Peever is a wonderful narrator for this story. I was given this book by the narrator,author or publisher free for an honest review.

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