In a world where only those of noble birth are invited to join the elite Griffin Riders, orphan Neb is destined for a life of drudgery. His path changes when he steals the disobedient young griffin Balkind in an attempt to prove that you don't need noble blood to become a hero. He'll risk his life and soul to become a mere Griffin's Boy. He'll also lose his heart to the enigma known as Samara.
"Indiana Jones meets the Da Vinci Code" – as one reviewer has commented!
Wren's discovered an ancient diary; he's convinced that it's the key to a legendary treasure trove. All he has to do is persuade cousin Rhyllann that this isn't a geeky flight of fantasy, escape the protection of DI Crombie of the Metropolitan Police and outwit a sinister cult known as "The Brotherhood". What can go wrong? …
Some excellent world building, and the main character has a charm and freshness about her that lends an air of innocence that you just know will serve her well, despite her desperate circumstance. I enjoyed this story, and hope to read more from this author.