"Totally original...I wish I'd had this idea." -Anthony Horowitz
When a teenage brother and sister inherit secret
metaphysical powers, they are unknowingly hunted by a group of clandestine
immortals. While one of the siblings will reluctantly choose the path of
righteousness, the other will defiantly dabble with the promise of true power
and the darkness that accompanies it.
As David James begins his freshman year of high school, he
learns that his older sister Danielle's popularity isn't genetic. However,
their lives change dramatically with the discovery that they possess power
which grants them vast unearthly abilities. The more they strive for reasonable
normality, the more unstable their powers become when combined with the
stresses of high school teenage life.
While jealousy, love, and anger unhinge their once typical
lives, temptations to abuse their newfound gifts are manipulated by a shrouded
and unyielding adversary who seeks to cast earth into a modern dark age. Soon
secrets will injure the ones they love as the burden of true power begins to
isolate them. Not even the ominous prospect of a crumbling world matters when
each of them finds that they are helpless to control their own desires.
Shrouded Secrets is an imaginative story in which David and
Danielle James encounter the realm Eruditus. It is there they are taught to
employ powers of the Artifex. The Galinea, knighted protectors of Eruditus,
have those among them who have gone rogue. These malcontents, known as the
Shroud, have set their sights on the two siblings. A perilous adventure ensues
as David and Danielle become entangled with enemies who seek to claim their