Max Hamby’s story continues, but this time he is joined by Milo Jenkins.
The battle between good and evil has just begun.
Oxworth Pitt destroyed Max’s home and trapped his mother in the Shadowstone with a three hundred year old witch.
Isolde is getting stronger.
Max must travel to Grimhold, a goblin slave market, to find the next stone before Oxworth or risk losing everything.
Milo Jenkins has always been a big believer in myth and magic, but he’s left reeling from a nightmare filled with destruction and images of Max Hamby.
When he’s given his grandfather’s strange pendant, with a warning to never take it off, he becomes suspicious that there might be more to his nightmare than he thought.
His suspicions are confirmed when he learns that Pleasant Seas has been destroyed and an entire community lost.
Milo doesn’t believe it and sets out on a quest to learn the truth.
The first book in the children’s fantasy series – Max Hamby. It’s the last week of school. With sunny days ahead and no more tests or bullies, life for Max Hamby is about to get alot better…..until he crashes into an odd exhibit at the local museum. Strange things begin to happen. When Max’s mother disappears, he’s left in the care of his eccentric neighbor where lawn gnomes come to life and a bird meows. Mrs. Pitt shows him that magic is real and not all like the fairytales he once knew. The discovery leads him to Merrihaven, where even stranger things await, including a dwarf, a troll and a couple of pixies. He quickly finds himself at the center of a battle between good and evil. Someone has resurrected the Shadowstone to free the evil imprisoned inside. Max must summon the courage to find seven magical stones to save his mother and stop the evil, before it’s too late.
Demon-spawn, they call him; evil seed of the UnNamed One. Lirak wonders if they might be right. Sent on a holy quest to test his prophetic dreams, he returns to find his people scattered or slaughtered. Ruthless invaders and their dread warlocks spread death and destruction across the land. Before he can lead the remnants of his people in vengeance, he must win their trust. But blades and arrows alone will not defeat this enemy. His only hope is to master warlock sorcery, turning their own fell powers against them.
Can he learn their arcane secrets in time, or will the deadly power consume him?
Only the Seven Gods could know, but they war amongst themselves, Lirak is a pawn in their divine conflict. Even if he defeats the invaders, he fears his trials are just beginning.