For centuries, mages perfected magic at the Order of the Dawn. Mastery over fire, wind, and storm. They live in the last free city in a world plagued by dark sorcerers. Talis Storm and friend Mara discover a terrible secret. The Jiserian Empire has targeted their city for attack. An army of undead soldiers. Flying necromancers. None have ever survived.
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Far out to sea, a mysterious island holds the ancient city of Darkov. The immortal sorcerer Aurellia awaits the arrival of Talis and Mara. The Temple of the Sun lures both dark and light forces to discover its power. Talis and Mara will have to use their wits to escape slavery and trek out into the jungle. Foul fields of undead will trap them. Twin ancient cities, one of light and one of darkness, one ruined and one hideous in its power. Only one map can guide them.
Seventeen-year old Clarise Chambers finds the prospect of summer romance hopeful when she meets Keary, a boy at her Andover prep school. Before she enjoys the long days of sun and lazy nights by the ocean on Martha's Vineyard she's startled by a secret. A secret involving Harris House, her father and Keary's father. A secret that threatens to tear her away from Keary and destroy her family. When her father orders her to keep away from Keary, Clarise finds herself caught between fighting for her family's survival and her passionate romance with Keary. Her obsession for him collides into the plot of revenge by Keary's father, whose sole purpose is the destruction of everything she loves in life.