A Young Adult Fantasy Novel K¿yra ¿ a savage, prehistoric land where tribal villagers sacrifice giant cats to appease evil spirits. Kiya ¿ a young woman from modern England, forced to live with the tribe and the big cats, attempts to mediate their mutual hostility. The hunt for unity ¿ where a thousand-year war must end if Kiya and her friends are to survive. The Author: K W Austin is a musician, writer, and amateur scientist. Already well-known for his work in popular and classical music and hispassion for wild animals, he began writing K¿yra: Hunting forUnityafter having worked with lions in a zooand listening toStravinsky¿s `The Rite of Spring¿.He lives with two pianos and a cat in Masterton, New Zealand.