The Dragon's Eye
#1) by Kaza KingsleyReading level:
345 pages Publisher:
Firelight Press, Inc.; 1 edition Language:
is a 12 year old boy who has been living in a non-magical world, when he was actually born in a magical world. Sound familiar? Well, this is where the similarities between Erec Rex
and Harry Potter
end. For all those clamoring for a new fantasy series to read after the ending of Harry Potter
, then look no further - Kaza Kingsley
has given us a unique and interesting take on the world of magic.Erec
unknowingly enters the magical world of the Kingdom of the Keepers
while searching for his mother. Erec
has an unusual gift - the dark thoughts. When the dark thoughts take over Erec's
mind, he must do what they say. When the dark thoughts tell him to go in search of his mother, he encounters a new friend, Bethany
, who helps him search for his mother.Erec
soon finds himself in a tournament to become one of the new rulers of the Kingdom of the Keepers
. The current rulers are King Piter
, King Pluto
and Queen Posey
- but King Piter
has been ill for over 10 years. It was King Piter's
own children - triplets - who were to be the new rulers, but they mysteriously died as babies.
People are not always what they appear to be in the uniquely different world of magic and mayhem. Allies become enemies and enemies turn out to be friendly - it is unclear whom to trust in this newly created world.
This books gives you many unusual new items and animals, as well as magical devices:Magical seeing eyeglasses
- let you see the person you miss the most.Cloudsicles
- yummy snacks to eat.Aniballs
- different colored balls which turn into animals.Inquizzles
- will answer one question for you.Nitrowisherine
- a liquid that explodes, then grants a wish.
This is a wonderful new series for young adults, and adults who are young at heart. The second book in the series is The Monsters of the Otherness
. The third book - The Search for the Truth
- will be released this summer.
Visit Kaza Kingsley's blog at The Memory Mogul
and the official Erec Rex website at Erec Rex