Rise of the King: The Chronicles of Vlandamyuir Book Two by Bridget Bowers
Approx. 85,090 words.
Published on July 5, 2012.
With the second orb missing and his father dead, Kallum Syer Theras must continue on with the quest outlined in the ancient prophecy. He is forced to return to Livingston to claim the crown and locate the third orb.
Before he can reach the capital, Kallum is pulled in two directions and is forced to split the group again in order to rescue those he left behind in search of the second orb.