Title: The Green Dagger (BlackMyst Trilogy #2)
Author: Kelly Hess
Published: December 2, 2014
Genre: Middle Grade, Fantasy
Tensions rise between Delvengard and Sorak as the Sorak queen demands the return of the Blade of Torrill. As Delvengard scrambles to locate the mythical weapon, many fear war is inevitable. Fritz, who secretly possesses the dagger, is tormented by its evil. Eager to take control of its power, he journeys in search of a mysterious being who may be able to help. The Green Dagger, Book Two of the BlackMyst Trilogy, continues the adventure, five years after the events of Book One, Eyes of the Enemy.
He pulled out the dagger and held it in front of him. “You don’t control me!” he said. “I’m not a monster.” He held the dagger above his head, ready to throw it and be rid of it, but he couldn’t stand the thought of losing it. He collapsed to his knees, bringing his arm down and resting the blade on his lap. He pictured Rani crying on the floor after he had attacked her. He could hear the sickening snap of her arm breaking as she fell. He remembered Beynn lying unconscious and bleeding. “I am a monster,” he said into the dark.
Title: Eyes of the Enemy (BlackMyst Trilogy #1)
Author: Kelly Hess
Genre: MG, Fantasy
Published: June 30, 2014
When a rogue band of the dreaded Sorak attacks his village, twelve-year-old Beynn Firehand escapes into the darkness of BlackMyst Forest to find help. During his quest, Beynn discovers his own powerful magic abilities.
The price of his newfound powers, however, may be higher than he ever imagined.
About the Author
Kelly Hess grew up with a love of reading science fiction and fantasy that inspired him to write his own fantasy trilogy. He lives in Vacaville, California with his wife and son, and is putting the final details on the last book of his BlackMyst Trilogy: The Third Power.