Simon Kent is just an ordinary teenager trying to cope with the loss of his parents and the bullies at school . . . or so he thinks. After meeting an outspoken girl with strange hair that changes colors with her mood, he is swept into a futuristic world filled with dragonlike creatures, vast technology, and enslaved giants.But Simon also stumbles upon a secret: He can perform magic in this parallel world! While fighting mystical creatures, unraveling an ancient mystery, and even experiencing his first kiss, Simon discovers that he, an outsider from Earth, is the only person who can save the high-tech planet from an impending doom.Parallel to Simon's adventures is a mystery involving a catlike spy and a magical swordsman who both struggle to maintain peace among the paraworlds. But evil lurks in unexpected places, and few people can be trusted. Their paths ultimately lead them to Simon: the one boy who might be able to prevent the biggest assassination attempt in the known paraverse.
Winner of the National Indie Excellence Awards
Winner of the London Book Festival
Two-time Winner of the Los Angeles DIY Book Festival
Finalist in the ForeWord Magazine's Book of the Year Awards
Two-time Finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards
Honorable Mentions from the Hollywood, New York, New England, and Beach Book Festivals
Fallen Angel Reviews Recommended Read
Flamingnet TOP CHOICE Award
Moonbeam Children's Book Awards, 2nd Place, Audiobook category
"Over 100 unique character voices are present in this stirring audio adaptation that the whole family can enjoy, perfect for long car trips. Highly recommended." (Midwest Book Review)
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