A slave boy with the telepathic ability reserved for those in the line of the king. A girl of nobility who disguises herself as an orphan to avoid unwanted romantic advances. Together they seek to reunite a world literally divided in half by darkness and light.
Genre: Teen (13-16 years) high fantasy with threads of political intrigue and romance.
Series length: Three books, plus prequel trilogy (The Kinsman Chronicles)
Violence: Moderate fantasy violence
Magic/Supernatural: Light to moderate supernatural
Romance: Minimal until the end of book 2; moderate after that.
Christian/spiritual element: Overt allegorical elements
Recommendation: Excellent for boys or girls who enjoy medieval fantasy and high adventure
You might like this book if you liked...
The Lord of the Rings, Eragon, or books by Chuck Black.
By Darkness Hid (Blood of Kings, Book 1)