Vendetta

The Runestone Saga #2

By Chris Humphreys
(Knopf Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780375832932, 336pp.)

Publication Date: August 14, 2007

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Description

Book I of the Runestone Saga ends with a terrifying reversal. The grandfather who showed Sky how to use the power of the runes to travel back in time, revealed his secret plans—which turn out to involve murder and possession. Sky must now find a way to fight his powerful teacher—for his cousin's very soul.

And so he travels to Corsica, home of his other forbearers, hoping to find some knowledge, some power. The blood feud of vendetta still runs hot in Sky's family, as does the supernatural power of the MazzeriÑthe Corsican dream hunters of death. Sky must again travel back through time, inhabiting the life of Tza, a fierce girl from the 1500s. As he sinks into Tza's mind, Sky wondersÑare all of his ancestors murderers?

Vendetta is a heady, exciting blend of supernatural possibility and historical truth that will leave readers gasping for the final installment of the trilogy.




About the Author

Chris Humphreys is an actor turned novelist who uses his love of history and swordplay to create swashbuckling adventures. He lives in Vancouver with his wife and young son.

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