THE SUMMER KING by O.R. Melling

THE SUMMER KING

Age Range: 10 - 15
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KIRKUS REVIEW

Fans of The Hunter’s Moon (2005) will enjoy this next installment. Featuring a new cast of characters, the crux of the plot remains the interaction between faerie and humans, and the dire consequences that attend those who cross the line between the two. Laurel and Honor are identical twins, different in personality, but as close as only twins can be. When Honor plunges to her death from the Irish cliffs, Laurel cannot help but feel responsible. Unable to shake her guilt, or be reconciled that it was an accident, Laurel sets out to find out exactly how her sister died. It isn’t long before she realizes that Honor did find the faerie she’d always believed in, and that it’s now Laurel’s turn to take up the quest to save this hidden kingdom. Driven across Ireland by her own needs as well as those of faerie, Laurel races against time to find and free The Summer King, to save the realm of faerie and maybe even to bring her sister back from the crack between the worlds. A story about duplicity in many guises, the fight between good and evil, right and wrong, honor and fidelity, it can stand on its own. (Fantasy. 10-15)

Pub Date: May 1st, 2006
ISBN: 0-8109-5969-0
Page count: 304pp
Publisher: Amulet/Abrams
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: April 15th, 2006




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