Journey across time and space with the Morcant twins to the desert world of Adjna where an ancient curse and a cunning evil await among the shifting sands.In this young adult series, Katherine and Mackenzie Morcant, having only recent discovered their magical heritage, suddenly find themselves joining forces with Lord Percival Amaranth, the greatest mage of their time, to face the fierce Griseum, a creature of legend sprung suddenly to life in a world beset by civil war. Can the Morcant twins ignite their powers as fledgling mages and defeat the evil inflicting the desert world, or will they and Adjna be irrevocably destroyed?
Maria Illich is an educator and writer who resides in Houston, Texas, with her husband, Greg. She was the first recipient of the Susan T. Scanlon Award for Creative Writing at the University of St. Thomas where she earned a B.A. in English and an M.Ed. Maria currently teaches 6th grade English and literature at St. Francis de Sales School.