Everyone gets lost in the Wood that surrounds the village to the North. Everyone, that is, except for Annabelle Knopp.

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But the Wood contains secrets even Annabelle doesn’t know. When the body of a stranger appears on the steps of the church, the quiet village gets thrown into turmoil. People begin to disappear, the trees stir with long-forgotten magic, and a dark force rises in the Wild.

With her home in danger, Annabelle must embark on an unforgettable journey to an unknown world, to save the people she loves from the shadow that threatens to consume them all.

And something in the Wood is watching.

Eric Hoffer Book Award
2017 Da Vinci Eye Finalist

To the North is the first book in The Villages anthology, and is currently available in eBook and in paperback from these sellers:

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Amazon Review

“I’m not sure if To the North is better described as a novel that reads like a fairy tale or a fairy tale that reads like a novel. In any case, it’s a refreshing story of friendship, bravery, kindness, and the magic that exists in all of it.”

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Goodreads Review

I was so charmed by this book! Warm and honest and magical. The author created such a wonderfully rich world; I hope to return to it again.”

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Amazon Review

“A girl, Annabelle Knopp, lives in a small village. She discovers that her world is much larger and darker than previously thought. Using this simple premise as a jumping off point, author K.H. Leigh spins a lush and intricate tale full of magic and beauty, resulting in an exquisite story that is anything but simple.”

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Goodreads Review

I received this book in a Goodreads giveaway and I could not have been happier with the result. To the North is an enjoyable read with lovable characters. K.H. Leigh crafts a creative and original fairytale that I found myself wound up in. So excited to read the next book in the series!!

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Goodreads Review

“Even with the presence of magic, it didn’t read so much as fantasy as much as like mythology. Annabelle’s tale stayed with me past the ending of the book and I’m interested to see what comes next in The Villages Anthology.”