Skyriders

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One decision can change the course of your life forever. When a stranger approaches Kai at his mothers funeral, Kai chooses to return to her old school hidden deep within the skies. It looks like hes agreed to a lot more than hes expected. Not only is it located deep within the sky on a group of floating islands, but once he realized his mother was hiding a lot more from him than hed ever expected he is plunged headfirst into an adventure of a lifetime as he learns how to ride the skies. But theres trouble rising - a danger that could destroy his new life as he knows it. The mystery of his mothers past is still unsolved. With only his trusted friends and faithful Talites, they encounter dragon-like creatures, soothsayers and unpredictable wind tunnels in a race against time to stop the Dracaen uprising before it is too late. But there is one final twist - Kai has to slay his own mental dragons, and if he cant face up to himself then what hope does he have to take on anything else?
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Vimbai Gore-Strachan is a 15 year old British writer who lives in Berkshire, England. She was born and spent the first year of her life in Zimbabwe. Vimbai is a prolific writer and loves reading a wide variety of books from different genres, but has a passion for Science fantasy/fiction novels. Skyriders is her first book for public consumption although she has authored several personal short stories for her private collection and regularly participates in Nanowrimo. Vimbai’s ambition is to be a successful author. She is also a keen club badminton aficionado, plays the Piano, loves to draw and has a passion for cats and Siberian Huskies.

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AuthorHouse
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Published on
May 24, 2012
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Pages
328
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ISBN
9781477214800
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Fantasy / General
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