Bestselling author of TheMapmaker Chronicles and The Ateban Cipher A. L. Tait, is back, and lovers of both historical fiction and adventure will be thrilled! The dual girl and boy protagonists are wonderfully crafted to be positive role models for tween readers, appealing to all readers. Maven and Reeve defy the restricted lives set out for them to pursue their dreams and their freedom, and to fight for their voices to be heard. There are also themes of resilience, identity, secrets, adaptation and hostile environments. Plus, there’s a great mystery, not to mention a heap of intrigue and danger!
A maid with a plan. A squire with a secret. A missing jewel. A kingdom in turmoil.
Maven and Reeve have three days to solve the mystery of the Fire Star. If they don’t, they’ll lose everything. This could be a complete disaster . . . or the beginning of a life-altering friendship. The Fire Star is the intriguing story of two unlikely allies and a mystery to solve that could change their lives.