After discovering that Uncle Li betrayed her and the Fraternitas Regni Occulti burned down her family’s house, Caity Mac Fireland retreats to a boarding school that allows her to travel around the globe. With the murderous Fraternitas hot on her heels, Caity continues to mobilize the planet’s young people as she attempts to fulfill the Mayan prophecy. Helping — and sometimes hindering — Caity in her quest are her best friend Justine, boyfriend Alex, and new classmate Jules D’Aubigne, an intriguing French boy.
Can Caity end the devastating global reign of the Fraternitas and save the world?
Christy Raedeke is a writer and travel addict. She has trekked in the Himalayas, spent Halloween in a 16th century Scottish castle, dived into bottomless cenotes in the Yucatan jungle, studied feng shui in Kuala Lumpur, been dropped by floatplane into the wilds of British Columbia, stood atop the Jungfrau in Switzerland, floated down the River Ganges, explored Zeus's cave on Crete, climbed Mayan pyramids in Chiapas, explored the catacombs under Paris and Rome, melted her shoes on the lava fields of the Mauna Loa volcano, and body surfed in the Libyan sea.
Christy Raedeke is the recipient of the Holmes Fellowship for Young Reader's Literature awarded by Oregon Literary Arts. She lives in Ashland, Oregon with her husband and two young children.