The events of the last few months flashed before her - and the years before them.
This was her last chance.
When fifteen-year-old Esme Silver objects at her father's wedding, her protest is dismissed as the action of a stubborn, selfish teenager. Everyone else has accepted the loss of Esme's mother - so why can't she?
But Esme is suspicious. She is sure that others are covering up the real reason for her mother's disappearance - that 'lost at sea' is code for something more terrible, something she has a right to know.
After Esme is accidentally swept into the enchanted world of Aeolia, the truth begins to unfold. With her newfound friends, Daniel and Lillian, Esme retraces her mother's steps in the glittering canal city of Esperance, untangling the threads of Ariane's double life. But the more Esme discovers about Ariane, the more she questions whether she really knew her at all.
Captivating. This colorful, well-constructed tale is as much detective story as fantasy and deftly blends both elements into a page-turning plot that hooks the reader in. The world's lushly described architecture, mythology, sirens, and dragons create the allure of being whisked away into a great adventure. (Sarah Scheele for Readers' Favorite)
Audience: Teenager / Young Adult
For Ages: 13 - 18 years old
For Grades: 7 - 12
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 30th October 2017
Publisher: Novella Distribution
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0 x 1.45
Weight (kg): 0.32