The War Chamber
Angrier than ever over the death of his mother, David attempts to communicate with her through his crystals. He finds himself transported to Coronadus, a strange city caught in a time warp between a militant past and a peaceful present. Here David encounters, Bianca, a revered woman who becomes his surrogate mother and who helps him understand how his deafness and his mother's karmic mission are intertwined.
When the city’s thirst for war looms over possession of the ship Moon Singer, David is tasked with trying to prevent it by appealing to the War Council. But he fails and Bianca invokes the dreaded War Chamber to punish the citizens. Though a cataclysmic event destroys Coronadus, David uses the ship Moon Singer to rescue the city’s most precious treasures and bring them home to Port Avalon.
"The story is a fantasy tale for young adult and has lots of drama, emotions, actions, magic and adventure. There were many moments when my heart felt heavy reading the book, but on the whole the book left me feeling good, happy and encased in rosy magic. "
"With plenty of fantastical characters like Bianca, Sokar, and Maati, the author has created an interesting, colorful, alternate world called Coronadus. Ultimately, David who happens to be deaf, is trying to understand why he is deaf, and also needs to incorporate his mother's karmic mission into his life. There are plenty of life lessons in this story, which will appeal to readers of all ages."