Can love ever be stronger than fate?
What if every coincidence was a tiny miracle? What if our life was already mapped out before birth? What if someone had the power to change the path we were destined to follow?
Ella hates her new life in London. She misses Spain and she's struggling to get over her past until she meets Zac. He has always loved her but he isn't meant to be part of Ella's story. Not this time. Not ever.
Little does she know that his secret is the one thing that will tear them apart and will force her to live in a world that no longer makes sense, a world more dangerous than she could ever imagine.
WHAT EVERYONE IS SAYING ABOUT 'THE PATH KEEPER':
"The Path Keeper kept my attention with fast paced dialogue, intrigue, an expertly crafted story line along with a healthy dose of tall dark and handsome... I loved the fact that Ella is not a typical YA female lead. She is not a weak and confused teenager trying to ‘find herself’. She is a strong independent young woman who knows what she wants and will fight (against all odds) to get it." The Glass House Girls
"I began reading and quickly found myself glued to this book in the same way I had been back in 2012 when I read George R R Martin’s Game of Thrones. I love fantasy but this had so much more going for it...I loved Ella, adored Zac and know after reading The Path Keeper this is going to be a hugely successful series." Joanna Lambert, Author
"The Path Keeper kept me up till 3am and I went to bed wanting more. Layer upon layer upon layer of time and space, leaving the reader wondering and never wanting it to end. Ella leaves you mesmerized whilst Zac leaves you bewildered - so basically, it's chocolate for your soul. " Goodreads 5*
"A stunning and unique blend of fantasy, thriller and romance-presented as a Young Adult novel... this beautiful tale would surely resonate with everyone." Bella James, Author
"It will surprise you with every turn of the page, and leaves you wanting more. I usually enjoy books where different stories come together in all kinds of unexpected ways; this is exactly the case with The Path Keeper where the stories of Ella and her mother are interwoven together with a seemingly different story from WWII. A fast and very enjoyable read." The European Mama
"There is laughter, love, happiness, joy and profanity; there is also loss, tragedy, mistakes and mayhem. Simmonds often uses Zac and Ella’s discussions on life, religion and love as a vehicle for her acerbic wit and word play." Insiders Abroad
WHAT EVERYONE IS SAYING ABOUT N J SIMMONDS:
"Simmonds writes with passion and poetry, a definite five stars and a highly recommended read. " Bella James, Author
"It’s quite rare to find a story that can at once explore ontological concepts with such profundity and be actually fun to read, but Simmonds achieves this through the combination of a gripping storyline, familiar – though not overstated – themes, and characters with a lot of heart." Goodreads 5*
"I found this book captivating, romantic in an unromantic sorta way and filled with enough love to actually become a part of the fandom posse... A Renee Hunt, Books! Books! Books! (US)