The Book of Nepharid by Nick Marsden
Series: The Never-Born, Book 1.
Approx. 90,710 words.
Published on August 12, 2012.
"I am no one."
Who is the Never-Born?
A stolen spellbook leads a wizard's apprentice to a strange new world, called "Los Angeles" and on a dangerous quest that will lead to the destruction of two worlds, unless he can unravel the mystery of the creature known only as the Never-Born.