The Lost Kingdom by Savannah Taylor
Approx. 7,740 words.
Published on September 23, 2012.
Two best friends venture off into the forest and discover a gemstone embarking an unknown world. The girls search for each other encountering the castle's many mysterious perils. A map guides them through the kingdom's dungeons, secret passages, and ugly creatures. When they discover the gem's magical power they escape the lost kingdom only to be drawn back to the mysterious world they once knew.