Jolene (Elemental Masters, Book 15)
The beloved Elemental Masters series moves toAmerica for the first time in a rich retelling of The Queen ofthe Copper Mountain, set against the backdrop of Tennesseecoal country.Anna May Jones is the daughter of a coal miner. When her fathersuccumbs to Black Lung, the coal company wastes no time in turningthe family out of their home. In desperation, Anna May's mothersends her to live with her Aunt Jinny, a witchy-woman and anElemental Master, in a holler outside of Ducktown.As she settles into her new life, Anna May finds herself fallingfor a stonemason with such a talent for stonecarving that peoplecome all the way from Memphis to commission statues and tombstonesfrom him. But he's not content with his current skill—he wants tolearn to carve stone so well it looks real.When the stonemason disappears on a quest to fulfill hisambition, it is up to Anna May to follow and find him, armed withthe new abilities Aunt Jinny has taught her. To save the man sheloves, Anna May must journey into the mountain—and confront thehorrors that lurk in the darkness of the mine.