Book I of the Chronicles of the Secret Prince. Recipient of the Indie Book of the Day Award.
Deston Lespérance grew up believing faeries and monsters were nothing but bedtime stories mothers told to their children. But after his mother mysteriously vanishes and he stumbles into the mystical realm of Tir na-nÓg, he discovers the shocking truth—these beings are not only real, they are intent on destroying him and his entire family.
With a new found friend, Margaux, and Excalibur’s twin brother sword at his side, Deston sets out and races against time to find his mother before the full moon rises on the autumnal equinox. The odds are stacked against him and the obstacles he has to face push him to the very brink of his limits: an attack by gremlin-like creatures; captured by 6-foot tall vampire bats; hunted by a giant wolf, and almost lost forever in the mist of Avalon, but Deston refuses to give up. He can’t, for he made a vow to do whatever it takes, even fight the devil himself if need be, to get his mother back. The thing is, when he made that pledge he had no idea that the evil he was about to face was far worse than the devil!