Pinki is a young rakkosh (demon), daughter of legendary freedom fighters, who lives in a world where demons and humans alike are ruled over by serpents. Pinki determination to be the fiercest rakkhosh in her class is undermined by her inability to control her fire breathing (she sets school property on fire!). When Sesha, the charming son of the Serpentine Governor, calls on Pinki for help in defeating the resistance and promises to give her what she most desires in return — the ability to control her fire, she faced with a difficult choice. Can she turn against her family’s legacy, pretend to be a human (ick), and survive a family reunion? Is it all worth it to control of her powers? Your young demons will devour this funny, exciting adventure set in the world of the Kingdom Beyond.
Ages 8 –12. 368pp