The thrilling first book in a brand-new trilogy filled with danger, deceit, and hidden identities. Sage, an orphaned thief, is one of four boys chosen to participate in a lethal contest. After being plucked from the streets by a nobleman named Connor, Sage learns that Connor plans to choose one of the orphans to impersonate a long-lost prince in the hopes of averting a civil war.
Mrs. Lassley's Review
This book totally took me by surprise. I do not usually read stories set in medival times, but from page one you are racing through the streets with Sage after he has stolen a roast in an attempt to eat. Then you are riding a wild horse as his smart mouth has gotten him in trouble again. Sage is a character that every teen with root for and even if the time period and countries separate them, every teen with feel a kinship with him. I see this on the Lone Star List next year and I cannot wait for the next book in April.