Child of Air, Water, Earth or Fire: now that she is 13, Storm must undertake The Choosing and be claimed by one of the Elementals, which will determine her whole life’s work. But for Storm, daughter of a father murdered by Water and a warrior mother claimed by Earth, there will be no easy destiny.
The Elementals bestow her with a great and terrible gift. Storm-bringer. Storm-rider. Storm-queller. Storm has powers that no one, not even the island Elders, can understand. And when the Drowned Ones - a savage band of pirates who roam the seas on floating towns - attack her island, will her powers help her to save the people she loves, or is her fate to betray everything she holds dear?
Soon Storm faces a decision that will change her life - and the lives of everyone who lives on her island - forever.
A powerful new series from Ellen Renner, prize-winning author of Tribute and Castle of Shadows - perfect for fantasy fans with a taste for magic, adversity and thrilling adventure.