The “Curse Keeper Secret” series by bestselling author Denise Grover Swank is a series of urban fantasy stories. It is not to be confused with Swank’s “Curse Keepers” series. These are novellas that describe how the Curse Keepers got started in their quest to keep the barrier that keeps the spirit realm at bay up.
Order of Curse Keeper Secret Series
|1||This Place is Death||2014||Description / Buy|
|2||This Changes Everything||2014||Description / Buy|
|3||This is Your Destiny||2015||Description / Buy|
The first story in the series, “This Place is Death” is about what made every colonist living on Roanoke leave without a trace.
BEST CURSE KEEPER SECRET BOOKS
For those looking to get into the “Curse Keeper Secret” series by Denise Grover Swank, this section will help with that. It will go over the novels “This Place is Death”, “This Changes Everything”, and “This is Your Destiny”.
This Place is Death: This is the first novel in the “The Curse Keeper Secret” series and was released in the year 2013. One of the oldest questions that has plagued people is what happened to the English colony on Roanoke Island? How did they just disappear without a trace? The last thing people would expect, would for the cause for the mass exodus would be an an ancient curse. Ananias Dare and his wife are just two of the pioneers who have journeyed to the new frontier. The conditions are harsh, and the natives are hostile and have spilled English blood already. The peaceful Croatans welcome the new people. Manteo (friend and guide) experiences something haunting while deep in the woods. Ananias is afraid that there is a lot worse that faces the colonists than simple mortal enemies. A brutal winter, not to mention a massacre, is coming; Manteo and Ananias (with the secret they have) may be the only hope the colony has to survive. There will be hell to pay for this secret though.
This Changes Everything: This is the second novel in the “The Curse Keeper Secret” series and was released in the year 2014. Ellie Dare Lancaster may only be eight, but she has a secret that goes back four centuries. All the way back to when Roanoke Island still had its doomed colony, and the dark promise that Ananias Dare (her ancestor) made. Her father has told her of her heritage, and she has knowledge of the fact that she will one day become a Curse Keeper; she does not realize how soon that day is coming. Or how severe the sacrifice will be demanded of her. On an impulse, she shares the secret concerning her destiny with a friend of hers. She is afraid that she has brought up something that is dreadful, and something undeniable. Her parents find an artifact that dates back to the eighteenth century that is linked to what happened to the settlers of Roanoke. It is this that brings murder and fear into what was a nice, safe, and happy home. Unholy forces that were once set loose at the beginning of a new country are out again to challenge another generation supposed to fight the war of the gods of good and evil.
This is Your Destiny: This is the third novel in the “The Curse Keeper Secret” series and was released in the year 2014. Collin Dailey is trapped, he struggles to make it as a fisherman and deep in debt to a gangster he has dealings with. He is also trapped in his destiny to being a Curse Keeper. He has sworn to guard the sealed portal into Hell, he wants to escape the dark duty that he has. It may impossible, however, for him to escape this fate; as he cannot simply turn his back on many centuries of a sacred tradition. Or his grandmother (a conjurer with two iron-fists) and her prophecies of a scary enemy that is bent on destroying him. Collin is approached by a nasty and sinister creator god called Ahone, and Ahone has a tempting offer for Collin that he may be unable to turn down. By removing the curse from the demon realm, he will be freed from his destiny forever. That is, if he can survive his showdown with his deadly counterpart.
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