The natural world has been forsaken for profit. Drought has ravaged the land of Shendi, and killed off the wild animals. Believers of the old ways have never lost hope, but they are persecuted, and their voices are few.
Suni and her mother, Mata, exist on the edge of society. They live a secretive life, hidden from the tyrant King and his autocratic rule. When tragedy strikes, Suni is catapulted on a dangerous journey, where she discovers powerful gifts. Suni finds herself at the centre of a desperate bid to save her homeland.
Return of the Mantra is for teens to adults: a fantasy novel about self-discovery, hope, courage, and the power of the human spirit.