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Children of the Fox: Thieves of Shadow, Book 1

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Young thieves vs. soul-stealing magic in thrilling fantasy.

Book Kevin Sands Fantasy 2021
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Blackthorn Key series author Kevin Sands returns with a gripping fantasy that pits a band of young criminals against powerful sorcerers in an often cruel world with two moons and a looming volcano. Children of the Fox Callan, Meriel, Gareth, Foxtail, and Lachlan are complex, engaging, and conflicted as they take on a challenge that requires every bit of their talents, and working together, which none of them have ever done. Also, it will probably get them all killed. Callan, a proficient con artist, wonders from time to time if they're being played, but their options are few and the plot twists are many, keeping readers glued to the page right up to the moment that sets up Book 2.

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