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For her twenty-fifth birthday, a family legacy is passed on to small town pastry chef Marissa Maitland as a Kundigerin, which means she has come into secret psychic power. She will know things about people at the brush of a hand, and use this to help them—but she cannot talk about being Kundigerin without suffering pain. Named executor of his grandmother’s estate, Wolf HarFor her twenty-fifth birthday, a family legacy is passed on to small town pastry chef Marissa Maitland as a Kundigerin, which means she has come into secret psychic power. She will know things about people at the brush of a hand, and use this to help them—but she cannot talk about being Kundigerin without suffering pain. Named executor of his grandmother’s estate, Wolf Harper must find something called a “Kundigerin” before he can sell the place. If he could sell his remaining family too, he would. Keeping the family business afloat is his priority, in spite of his uncle’s bad management putting them in the red. Wolf runs into Marissa—literally, at an icy intersection—and is enchanted by her beauty. One bite of her baked goods bewitches him and enflames a passion Marissa shares. But Marissa blurts long-buried details about the car accident that killed his parents, and knows far too much about the problems at Harper Electronics, neither of which she will explain. Should he be afraid of her?...

Title : Mist on the Meadow
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ISBN : 9781483900698
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 262 Pages
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Mist on the Meadow Reviews

  • L.A. Miller
    2018-10-22 23:40

    From the first page Ms. Brandenburg captured my attention and held it till the very end. This was an incredible book that didn’t rely on excessive sex scenes to carry the reader through; although there were definitely enough in the book to spice it up. She developed her characters given them true depth as she showed us their vulnerability, fears, hopes and desires. She also painted a vivid description of her scenery bringing the book to life for the reader. Being of German decent I also loved her use of the language in the book but my only advice would be to have added the translation of the words in the back of the book for those who did not understand the language. Great job and I look forward to other books by this author.

  • Sheila
    2018-10-05 21:00

    Wolf has to find a kundigerin, but it might help if he knew what one was. Still, his grandmother seemed pretty sure he’d bump into one when wrote the idea into her will. And he doesn’t plan to let her down. But as one man grieves, one young woman, with a passion for baking, is facing her own grief’s coming. The uncle she loves, whose arrival is always heralded by magic, is suddenly showing his age. He’s also showing some remarkable match-making propensities, and Wolf is his target for Marissa.They meet over a car, fall in love over food, and learn together about knowledge and heritage. Meanwhile they share the love of a cat, and solve the mystery of a failing company. More importantly, they strive to solve the mystery of each other while one can’t talk about what she is, and the other can’t understand. But love gives meaning to it all, releasing the claws of wrong relationships and the silence of secrecy, and binding two people who just might have more in common than they realize—but only time and more novels in the series will tell if breaking these rules is accident or intent.Great dialog, fun characters, romance and a cat...Disclosure: I found a free ecopy and I enjoyed it.

  • S.R. Howen
    2018-09-27 00:01

    Mist on the Meadow by Karla Brandenburg is about Marissa Maitland, living in a small town, on her 25th birthday she comes into her physic powers as a Kundigerin. She is given the rule that she must not talk about her powers, though she finds ways around this rule.She meets her love interest, Wolf Harper seemingly by chance, though he has been charged with finding a Kundigerin. So is it by chance or by design that they meet? Her powers are soon revealed as she knows just a little too much about things that she shouldn’t.I like paranormal stories that revolve around other mythologies than the traditional Hollywood stereotypes. This one revolved around a German tale, and was entertaining. In some places the solutions to the issues put in their path seemed a bit too easy, and I wasn’t sure if the story was aimed at adults, or should have been a YA tale.Despite the formula nature to the romance, it was done in an interesting way, and I read the book in one weekend. I’m glad I read this tale, it was a wonderful escape from the real world that left me satisfied and happy. I would recommend this book to anyone looking for a light and enjoyable escape into a fantasy world.

  • Julie
    2018-10-08 21:57

    Mist in the Meadow by Karla Brandenburg is a 2013 independent publication. I was provided a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.Marissa, a pastry chef, is celebrating her twenty- fifth birthday when she discovers with a little help from her uncle Bart , that she has inherited psychic powers. Uncle Bart arranges for Marissa to adopt a very special cat named “Hex”. Hex had once belonged to Wolf's grandmother, and since Wolf is the legal executor of his family's company, Harper Electronics, he freely allows Bart to take the cat. In the meantime Wolf has been told that to unlock a certain codicil in his grandmother's will he will have to find a “Kundigerin”. He has no idea what that is or how to find one. But, all the time there is a “Kundigerin” right under his nose- Marissa. Marissa's German heritage is behind the “gift “ she has now inherited as well as having been born with a mass of red hair.Wolf learns that Harper's is in bad shape financially. He is dealing with the board and his grandfather's bad bookkeeping when it becomes apparent Marissa knows a great deal about his family. Immediately suspicious of how she knows all the things she does, Wolf doesn't trust her. But before long he and Marissa are tearing at each others clothes. However, Marissa and Wolf seem to be the victims of someone's wrath and a mystery develops, one in which Marissa's new gift could be very helpful, but could also put her in serious danger.This paranormal fantasy is rich in imagination and told a very interesting story of Wolf and Marissa's family history. Wolf and Marissa are pretty much glued to one another on impact despite Wolf's initial confusion about Marissa's abilities. A question involving the accident that killed Wolf's parents is at the heart of the story. The paranormal elements were outside the box and mixed German mythology with folklore and helped to answer questions and resolve long buried secrets. The romance was sensual, not overly angst filled, but Wolf and Marissa do have a lot to deal with and go through their fair share of misunderstandings and hard times. There were a few contradictions and a few areas that could have been more explanatory. Marissa was to keep her new gift a secret, but she was rather open about it, and the German words were not defined for the reader. If things like that bother you, you can always go to the internet and look for translations, but I don't think the reader should have to work that hard. A brief explanation as what these words meant would have helped the reader understand the complexities a little better. Other than those small complaints this is a quick and enjoyable read and crossed genres into romance, mystery, and fantasy. This is an excellent book to lose yourself in for awhile. I'm giving this one a 3.5 rounded up to four.

  • Jocelyn Sanchez
    2018-09-23 04:05

    I really enjoyed this book. It was fun, entertaining, and very captivating! I loved the chemistry between the two main characters and the plot was unique and interesting! Most girls get a car or an apartment on their twenty-fifth birthday. But, for Marissa Maitland twenty-fifth birthday, she gets the family legacy. She was a very talented pastry chef , yet ordinary young woman one moment, then a Kundigerin the next. What is a Kundigerin? Well it's a person, a woman with red hair to be exact, that has secret psychic powers. Marissa has always known things since she was a child, things she could never explain. And now she knows why. And she knows that if she were to try to tell anyone about her being a Kundigerin, she will suffer great pain.Wolf Harper is named the executor of his grandmother's estate. But, before he can sell the estate, he must find something called a Kundigerin. But for the life of him, he has no idea what that is. Everyone he asks wonders what it means too and the only definition that anyone can find on that word is, "an expert." But an expert at what? And how is he to find one? Wolf is not only trying to fulfill his grandmother's wishes, but also trying to keep his family's business afloat. Both Marissa and Wolf's lives intertwine when they, literally, crash into each other. Little do they know, they are both connected in some weird way. Together, they will find the answers to the questions they have. But when Marissa says too much about Wolf's past, things that even Wolf doesn't know about, Wolf doesn't know what or who she is. Should he trust her? Is she the Kundigerin he has been seeking? And if so, how much does he really want to know about his past or his future? I really loved reading this book! It was fast paced and really fun to read. The characters were witty and enjoyable to read about. I especially loved Wolf. The way he acts around Marissa, the sweet and funny thoughts that go through his head *sigh* He was an awesome character. I also liked that Marissa was a pastry chef, like I might want to be in the future. I connected with her character. Overall, I loved the plot, the characters, and the story development. I recommend this book to everyone!Some of my favorite parts:"...Want to talk about it?" Wolf Scoffed. "Men don't talk about their feelings, don't you know that?" And what was she supposed to say? "Oh, sorry if I've been avoiding you but I thought we could bring the new year in with a bang?" Marissa had not only gotten inside his head, she'd taken up residence in his heart. Wolf crossed his arms. "Are you telling me you're a hacker?" Chuck shrugged. "Had to learn something in college."

  • Rosa Marchisella
    2018-10-13 22:06

    I bought book 3 (Rising Mist) on pre-order, because it sounded interesting and I’d read excerpts from Mrs. Brandenburg’s other books which I really enjoyed. Since the books in this series are stand-alones, I didn’t think about getting the previous ones. After reading a couple of chapters I had to stop. Unlike other stand-alones I've encountered, this series has a story thread running through it that I *had* to experience beginning to end. So, I put that book aside and bought this one and the second book of the series (Gathering Mist). *SO* worth it!This is one of the better books I've read. The characters are wonderfully written – including the minor characters, each with distinct personalities. Great growth and the characters are so easy to connect with; to fall in love with. While I’m usually not keen on sex scenes in my books, I never hold it against the author if it’s essential to the story and in this case – it *is* part of the story. But, if you’re looking for a “clean” read and won’t compromise, you’ll need to pass this series by.The story is well thought-out. Moreover, as you continue through the series and see the foreshadowing, revelations, and quickening of the adventure, it becomes obviously that the storyline was thoroughly planned. The details of the characters’ abilities are comprehensible and consistent.The story is well executed ... Hm. That doesn’t convey it fully ... Let’s try this:Mrs. Brandenburg wrote a freakin’ awesome book. It was so well written that I was sucked right in and lost touch with my surroundings as I was able to visualize every moment of the story. In fact, the only reason I stopped reading was because the battery on my tablet – which started out as fully charge - died and I discovered it was 2 AM :-/Once I finished this book, I *had* to immediately jump into the next, eager to meet the new additions and continue to the overall story arc. I’m glad I had all three books in the series on hand and highly recommend you do the same thing.

  • Sadie Forsythe
    2018-09-23 22:48

    3.5This was a pretty good read. I really liked some aspects of it--Marissa's family & friends, her work ethic, Wolf's self-inforced control issues, the writing. I especially liked the way Wolf's slightly crazed, desperate behaviour countered the traditional masculine role without making him feel wimpy and the fact that Chuck may not have gotten his comeuppance, but he didn't get off scott-free either if you look at the karma of his life. However some things irked me. Brandenburg doesn't seem to be bound by her own rules. One of the first things Marissa learns about being a Kundigerin is that she isn't allowed to talk about it. However, throughout the book she seems to speak fairly freely about it. Granted she avoids the actual word, but she still reveals herself on more than one occasion. Additionally, it is quite explicitly explained that females are Kundigerin and males are Secret Keepers, but Wolf seems to have Kundigerin powers of his own. Plus, since Marissa doesn't seem to know much about her abilities the reader doesn't know much and as a direct consequence there were times (the final confrontation for example) where I only had a hazy understanding of what actually happened. A more personalised dislike was the fact that I thought that the whole misunderstanding with the ex-girlfriend was pat and trite. I could have done without all of the resulting self-doubt. She knew how he felt about her, so why feel so insecure? And lastly, After the mystery wrapped up (a little too nicely if you ask me) and everyone who deserved saving was saved there were still several chapters of just plain mush. No romantic trope was missed. Wolf systematically worked through every 'awww' moment possible. So much for everything in moderation. Having laid my irritants on the table, let me reiterate that I enjoyed the read despite them. Brandenburg is a talented writer who sculpts believable characters that readers can easily relate to. I think the plot escaped the bounds of the story a little bit, but there is still a gem in here that is worth looking at.

  • Tiffany Heater
    2018-09-28 04:05

    This Adult fantasy romance is about a girl with a German heritage who turns twenty five and discovers she has inherited psychic powers. She then falls in love with a wealthy man that rear-ends her on the highway. Through the book she unravels secrets about herself and her lover’s family.This was an enjoyable fast read. I would have found it helpful if the author provided an appendix at the end of the book with a pronunciation and definitions of some of the German words and phrases used.I won this book through a First Reads Giveaway from Goodreads.com

  • Brittany
    2018-10-11 19:55

    I received this book via the Goodreads First Reads program.This book was actually more interesting than I expected. It's very well-written, and it contains a nice plot. I especially liked that justice was (eventually) served!

  • Donna Charles
    2018-10-10 02:37

    I enjoyed this story because it was a new twist on psychics for me. I had never read a German based story before. The main characters were very real and believable. I enjoyed they way they interacted together and fell in love.

  • D
    2018-10-01 23:04

    The book was well written and kept my interest, but it was a little too strange for my taste. I'm not sure if it was because of all the german folklore, but the way the story played out was just okay for me.

  • Karla Brandenburg
    2018-10-14 03:40