Sixteen-year-old Macy is not your average teenager . . . she’s the member of the Chosen, an elite group of gifted and magically talented children responsible for protecting humans from the monsters of the Hidden. Macy’s world is shaken when the shard of the Ninth Chosen arrives at her Watcher’s door with the deadly Shadow Wraiths in hot pursuit. The Ninth is to lead the Final Battle against the evil forces of the Dark. But when the Ninth turns out to be Tolen Parks, a clueless seventeen-year-old who has no idea he’s anything other than a freak, she figures the world is a goner. The two of them are swept down a dangerous path that tests everything Macy is . . . and brings out everything Tolen can be. Amidst monsters and Radia Warriors, the pair must discover who they really are and face the heart of darkness in order to find victory . . . and their destinies.
“…K.A.’s writing is brooding and atmospheric from the gate. The battles are nothing short of explosive and the characters find their footing along the journey that makes me believe in their difficult plight, and their reluctance what prophecy dictates…. The Shadow Prison, the first book in The Ninth Chosen series, is a highly entertaining read that deftly deals with finding one’s place in a world that’s out of their control, and the ever present battle of the light and darkness that surrounds us all.” -David Powers King, co-author of WOVEN