Fourteen-year-old Emily Adams is flunking math - and life. But Emily has a secret that she has kept even from her best friends. Soon the ancient legacy coursing through her veins will force her secret to be revealed. Dormant for over a thousand years, an evil has arisen and this time, it will destroy anyone - or anything - that stands in its way. Three teens embark on a dangerous journey and risk everything. For Emily, the fate of her friends - and her world - lies in her hands. Travel with Emily as she unlocks the secrets of her Celtic ancestors as she goes on a mystical journey to the inner house and beyond.
Emily, the main character, has not had the easiest life. She lost her mother at a young age and her father as well-her father, though still alive, pays no attention to Emily or life in general. She endures her harsh aunt who has nothing kind to say to her and isn't doing well in school. Emily plods through life without any real motivation until she discovers that she just might have a higher purpose-maybe even a "save the world" purpose.
The author creates a world with Celtic mysteries and traditions that will entrance the reader and leave him/her wanting more. Emily navigates this new world and acts as a guide for the reader as well. Emily is a good character, the reader will connect to her with ease. At times, she may need more motivation and the reader will want to push her along, but she gradually develops a "can-do" attitude over the course of the story. Emily's friends are her motivation at times and the reader will most likely enjoy them.
The events are moderately paced and the reader will enjoy the atmosphere and air of possibility the author crafts. The reader will finish the novel satisfied and look towards the next in this series. This book is recommended to young adult/teen readers.
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