Life is not easy for twelve-year-old Erec Rex. His single mother can
barely support her six adopted kids. And they’ve moved into an
apartment so tiny that Erec sleeps with the washing machine. Worse,
there is a strange force within Erec that makes him do odd things.
No matter how hard he fights it, his urge to obey grows until it is
impossible to resist.
Then one morning, Erec’s mother is missing. The force inside him commands
him to find her, leading him on an adventure that will change him
forever. When he arrives in Alypium, where our old knowledge of
magic is kept, he learns that his mother and the entire kingdom are
Erec must learn the secret of trust and loyalty to overcome all odds . . .
and begin a quest to become king.
In this stunning tale, debut author Kaza Kingsley brings us into a land of
danger and excitement. For Erec, it is a world that is eerily
familiar and inevitably entwined with his future. To the reader, it
is a fantastic escape that shall be taken again and again.
“A magical story filled with suspense, intensity, heart, and courage. I
loved this book!”
—Devon Werkheiser, star of Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide
“An action-packed fantasy with rich characters kids will really relate
—Maria Schneider, Editor-in-Chief, Writers Digest Magazine