Warriors: Shadows of the ClansErin Hunter
fantasy > animal fantasy, short stories, young adult
Three novellas featuring the cats of Erin Hunter's #1 bestselling Warriors series — together in print for the first time! In Warriors: Shadows of the Clans, experience three stand-alone adventures, previously available as individual digital-only titles:
Mapleshade's Vengeance: Before she ever troubled the dreams of Crookedstar or Tigerclaw, Mapleshade was a warrior of ThunderClan. But then the Clan cast her out — and she vowed to seek her revenge...
Goosefeather's Curse: Goosefeather is destined to be a medicine cat unlike any ThunderClan has ever known — but will he ever come to terms with a gift that feels like a curse?
Ravenpaw's Farewell: Long after leaving his life as a warrior behind, Ravenpaw is called on one final quest in search of a lost Clan.
Warriors: Shadows of the Clans also includes a sneak peek at Warriors: A Vision of Shadows #1: The Apprentice's Quest!
Erin Hunter is a collective pseudonym used by the several authors like Victoria Holmes, Kate Cary, Cherith Baldry, Inbali Iserles, Tui T. Sutherland, Kasey Widhalm and Rosie Best, in the writing of several juvenile fantasy novel series, which focus on animals and their adventures.
The name "Erin Hunter" was chosen for several reasons. First, if the authors used all of their own names, the books would be placed in different places in a library, making them hard to find. Second, they were trying to pick a surname that would place the books very close to the Redwall series by Brian Jacques, which was, at the time, the book series with the closest plot to Warriors.
"Erin Hunter is inspired by a love of cats and a fascination