Where legends begin and heroes are made
‘Darkness crept over Fire City as the troops in black uniforms kept watch over the Presidential Palace. Inside a young man with pale blond hair sat writing at a desk. He too wore a black uniform with a black viper crest on his arm. A smile spread across his cruel hard lips but it had no warmth. His blue eyes remained ice cold. Then he put down his pen.
It was finished now. Everything he had worked for over the past year was ready. The results of his experiments on magenta fire were perfect. The implications went beyond his wildest dreams. He knew now that Platinum Fire was the key to everything. With it he could dominate the world. Nations would fear him. A surge of excitement rippled through his body and for the first time in years he laughed. He couldn’t contain it.’
The Black Viper Gang wants to possess the secret of the Fire. If they find it they will gain unimaginable power. But who is the mastermind behind this gang? Simon and Kerry Macken and their friends must protect the secret of the flame. How will they make it from the remote Grimhall Fortress to the Land of Fire? Can they escape the evil witch of Anvar and cross the treacherous mountain pass before the Vipers catch them?
Maria Burke lives in Cork with her husband and eleven year old son. She is a writer, radio presenter and artist. She worked as a primary school teacher for some years and her love of story telling started there. This is the second book in The Ark of Dun Ruah series, after The Ark of Dun Ruah