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Dive into the mesmerizing world of ancient Egypt and unravel the mysteries of time and destiny in Anita Merrick’s captivating debut novel, “A Bitter Wind.”

Anita Merrick, a Mystical Author and third-generation psychic, transports readers into a realm where history and metaphysics intertwine. Drawing from her rich experiences as a psychic intuitive, tarot reader, and ordained priestess, Merrick weaves a tapestry of intrigue and mystique in “A Bitter Wind.” Her deep-rooted love for Egypt and her personal encounters with the supernatural infuse the narrative with authenticity and depth, making for a truly immersive reading experience.

In “A Bitter Wind,” Alexander ‘Ramses’ Smith, an archaeologist and psychic, embarks on a journey to decipher the mysterious hieroglyphs of the Temple of Khnum in Egypt. However, his quest plunges him into a whirlwind of supernatural phenomena, past-life connections, and a haunting time loop that threatens to unravel his very existence. As Lex grapples with intuitive gifts and confronts dark forces from his past, readers are propelled into an adventure brimming with mystery, romance, and spiritual revelations. Merrick masterfully explores themes of time travel, reincarnation, karma, and the power of the mind, offering a thought-provoking exploration of the human psyche and the intricacies of fate.

Anita Merrick’s “A Bitter Wind” is a spellbinding tale that seamlessly blends fantasy, history, and metaphysics. With vivid prose and compelling characters, Merrick invites readers on a journey through the sands of time, where secrets lie buried beneath the ancient ruins of Egypt. The narrative unfolds with a palpable sense of urgency, as Lex grapples with the forces of darkness that threaten to consume him. Merrick’s expertise as a psychic intuitive shines through in her portrayal of the supernatural elements, lending an air of authenticity to the story. “A Bitter Wind” is not merely a novel—it’s an exploration of the human soul and the timeless quest for truth and redemption.

Follow more of Anita Merrick’s work on her website and explore her insights and musings on her blog As a Mystical Author with a deep reverence for Egypt and the mystical arts, Merrick brings a unique perspective to the world of literature. Embrace the magic of “A Bitter Wind” and embark on a journey of self-discovery and enlightenment. 

Purchase the Book Today on Amazon.

Rating: 4.8/5 Stars
Reviewer: William Desmarais
Date of Review: May 15, 2024

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