The Pendant Trilogy
The Gemstone: Book One
Arica Miller is thrilled to begin her sophomore year at Hill Valley Private Arts Academy. Little does she know that the prestigious school holds more hidden secrets than she'd anticipated—especially with the headmistress.
When Arica accidentally comes into contact with a mysterious gemstone necklace, she receives strange hallucinations that connect to her family's past. She soon realizes it is no regular necklace, but a necklace that contains power beyond her knowledge. Things take an even more dangerous turn when she is absorbed with knowledge of a world of sorcery.
Follow Arica as she faces suspicious friends, monstrous creatures, and struggles to come to terms with the truth of her family's connection with sorcery. Can she defeat a powerful enemy keen on getting the gemstones?
Unravel the intriguing answer as you witness Arica’s thrilling journey in The Gemstone!
The King's Jewel: Book Two
After an unthinkable battle, Arica Miller is bursting with questions. The last thing she expected was to go to the source of all magic—the Sorcerers Underworld. She soon realizes the magical world is facing an immense threat: The king’s crown, also known as the Jewel, has been stolen by an unknown thief. And what’s worse, the gemstones have been taken by a magical flood that has a suspicious link to the headmistress.
Now Arica and her cousins are summoned to go on a dangerous search that leads them to the waters of the Bermuda Triangle. If Arica wishes to return home, she must find the gemstones and unlock the mystery of the Jewel’s thief; but what she doesn’t realize is that the culprit could be closer to her than she’d ever imagined....
Follow Arica in a new quest to unravel the mystery of The King's Jewel!
The Poisoned Emerald: Book Three
As winter arrives Arica Miller is back to regular school life at Hill Valley. After resolving the disappearance of the King’s Jewel and returning it safely, Arica doesn’t expect anything else to go wrong. Too soon does Arica learn that a great evil—a poison—has spread through the Sorcerers Underworld, threatening to take away all magic. And worse, the only person who can save the magical world has been kidnapped: the king.
In order to find the king, Arica and her friends must follow an ancient prophecy in which they must defeat vicious creatures, travel through mysterious forests, and restore peace to the poisoned land—no matter how dangerous it could be …
In this final installment of The Pendant Trilogy, Arica learns of dark pasts, unknowable futures, and the truth of the pendant’s origin. Arica doesn’t have much time left—and if she fails, the mortal and the magical worlds are both at stake.
Praise for the Young Adult fantasy series The Pendant Trilogy:
"Exciting ... magic flows from the pages to keep you entranced."
"A fine fantasy selection for middle-school and lower high-school students ... rich and detailed."
—Clabe Polk, Julie's Book Review (5*) on The Pendant Trilogy
"Another well-written collaboration from these two sisters. They definitely know how to weave color and life into their chapters."
—Julie's Book Review Blog on The King's Jewel