The third book in the Year of the Sword series finds Samuel in Japan, finally confronting his destiny as a dokeshi—a spirit medium with the power to exorcise malevolent spirits. With new allies at his side and an arsenal of mystic weapons, he must master his abilities if he wants to survive long enough to stop the vengeful specters that threaten humanity. But even more dangerous than these ghosts is Samuel’s own inner darkness, which threatens to consume him completely.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for young adults who enjoy reading about adventure, mystery and suspense.
- Exciting and fast-paced
- Characters are well developed and intriguing
- Plenty of mystic action to keep readers hooked
- The book is too short
- The third book in the series was not as good as the first and second books
- It needed more action
Learn more about the author
Dakota Krout is the author of numerous books for teen and young adult readers, including the bestselling Dokeshi series. When not writing, Dakota enjoys hiking in the mountains near his home in Colorado.
“A thrilling and exciting adventure that had me on the edge of my seat the entire time!”
“Dakota Krout’s series continues to be one of my favorite pieces of fiction. I love the characters, the story line is fantastic, and it truly feels like a page-turner.”
“With shades of Naruto and Bleach, Dakota Krout has spun a tale of heroism and mysticism that will keep you glued to the pages. The action is constant, the characters are well-drawn, and the plot is compelling.”
“The fight scenes are well-done and exciting, the characters are interesting and likable (or despicable, as appropriate), and the plot is compelling. This book has everything needed to make it a success: action, adventure, mystery, romance … I can’t wait for the next installment!”