The Hidden Ones
Peter, age 12, and Julie, age 10, live with their baby brother, Nicholas, and their parents on a farm in the Land between the Rivers. On what seems like a perfect summer afternoon, soldiers suddenly invade the valley, burn their home, and capture their parents. The troops quickly return with their captives to the Land Beyond the Mountains. Learning the true identity of their parents, the two children set out to rescue them from the king’s dungeon in Karkom. They undertake an arduous journey through the forest, mountains, and into the heart of a ziggurat. Along the way they learn the ways of the forest, meet unforgettable characters, and discover important truths about life. The Hidden Ones is a tale of family loyalty. It is fantasy story complete with gnomes, dragons and magic. It is a journey of spiritual discovery for the two children, as they learn eternal truths.