Ethan and Isabel, heroes from The Named, are on a more exciting journey than ever and are joined by Isabel's brother Matt, who is still getting accustomed to life in the Guard.
Arkarian, their ageless mentor, has been kidnapped and sent by the Goddess of Chaos to a frighteningly dark underworld. His friends have been forbidden to rescue him, but and ever-increasing connection to Arkarian drives Isabel to convince Ethan and Matt that they must risk everything to find him, despite the consequences Each of the characters must face the demons of their inner-self and draw upon what they find in their hearts in order to succeed.
Told from the perspective of both Isabel and Arkarian, this sequel stands on its own as a testament to the power of friendship and the strength of love.
Marianne Curley (born 1959) is an Australian author. She was born in Windsor, New South Wales, and lived on a property hugging the Hawkesbury River until a flood washed away the family home and all their belongings. She can still remember coming home from school with her older brothers and sister, dropping bags on the back verandah and racing each other for the river. Her brothers always won and proceeded to try and drown both her and her sister. The family moved to a small farm on the outskirts of Sydney, and with no close neighbours.
Marianne soon discovered her love of books, becoming a school librarian at the age of nine. Her first job was a secretary for a solicitor in a government legal department, where ... (more)