Author: M.E. Sutton
Genre: Middle Grade, Adventure, Fantasy
Things are getting interesting at Tanner Middle School. The only official candidate for student council president is Jaycee’s nemesis, Trina Poppelman. Plus there’s a new girl in school. At first glance, she looks like she’d fit right in with the cheerleaders, but Jaycee senses something different about her.
Things are getting interesting in Mallory, too. Lady Starla is expecting an Imperial envoy to discuss new taxes. She plans to oppose the measure and asks Lyla to stand by her side in a show of support. However, when the envoy goes missing, the situation becomes a lot more serious than a proposed tax increase.
In this fourth installment of the Hero’s Sword series, Lyla and Roger hit the road to find a missing envoy before Starla pays the ultimate price for his disappearance. Along the way, Jaycee learns that winning isn’t always the end-game result.
Review: Jaycee can magically transport into her favorite video game, Hero's Sword with a video game controller, and once she's in the video game world, she becomes part of a world more dangerous than middle school. In the real world, she has to battle evil cheerleaders, but in Mallory, the world of Hero's Sword, more dire things are going on, like missing envoys, a kingdom in peril, and it's up to Jaycee and her friends to save Mallory. An imaginative, entertaining story perfect for middle graders and the young at heart.