Hardships and heartache brought them together...now it could tear them apart. Layken and Will have proved their love can get them through anything; until someone from Will's past emerges, leaving Layken questioning the very foundation on which their relationship was built. Will is forced to face the ultimate challenge: how to prove his love for a girl who refuses to stop "carving pumpkins". "Sometimes two people have to fall apart, to realize just how much they need to fall back together."
"I enjoyed this book, not the narrator."
Jalair has always been told that Mongols slew his father, Darien--the greatest hawker of the Empire--and robbed him of a spectacular breed of hunting bird that Darien had perfected. Since then the Mongols have searched relentlessly for the son of the slain hawker. A broken promise and mysterious circumstances cause Jalair to risk the journey eastward to recapture the Golden Hawks. Striving at all costs to conceal his identity, the boy arrives at Karakorum, the city of Genghis Khan.
In 1460 Nepal, a young man troubled by his fiancé's blindness embarks on a journey across China to find the mysterious Great Spirit that has the power to restore her sight. Traveling across the infinite plains of the Gobi Desert, he learns that the Great Spirit is not who he appears to be.