The Fool's Apprentice
(Dragon Moon Press, Sept. 2, 2016)
Readers are raving about the BlackMyst Series by Kelly Hess!“This series is such a gripping and action packed series and one I highly recommend. I’m getting these books for my boys shelf because I know that they will love them.” – Book Lovers LifeIn the kingdom of Dragon’s Launch, young Denrikk’s aspirations of becoming a knight are dashed when he is instead apprenticed to the king’s fool. Embarrassed and devastated that his new position will ruin all hopes of winning the hand of the girl he loves—the princess Alendria— Denrikk reluctantly begins training under his new master, Fumbles, the king’s aging fool. He quickly learns, however, that being a fool in Dragon’s Launch is much more than juggling and laughing like a hyena. But when a shocking murder within the castle walls shakes the palace, all evidence points toward Denrikk. Now, with his new skills, a bit of luck, and the help of some unlikely friends, the fool’s apprentice must race to prove his innocence, all while evading capture.