From Hollywood screenwriter and award-winning author William Nicholson, comes Firesong, book 3 of "The Wind on Fire" trilogy.In the time of cruelty, the Manth people march back to their homeland. They grow weak with starvation. Ira Hath, the prophetess, is the only one who knows the way - but she is dying. Bowman eagerly awaits his calling to join the Singer people, but when his sister Kestrel, is taken by bandits he must use his powers to find her. Together they fight...But their destinies will lead them apart. All the while they wait for the wind to rise...Only one will sing the firesong.
William Nicholson is best known as a successful Hollywood screenwriter, whose credits include the BAFTA award-winning Shadowlands and Oscar-winning Gladiator. He also written other films: Sarafina, Nell, First Knight, Grey Owl. He has written and directed his own film, Firelight; and written stage plays: Map of the Heart, Katherine Howard and The Retreat from Moscow. Nicholson's first trilogy for young readers, The Wind on Fire, won the Smarties Gold Award and the Blue Peter Book Award. The first two books in The Noble Warriors trilogy: Seeker and Jango, have received wide acclaim. Nicholson has been cited as one of the most gifted and imaginative writers alive in the world today. His adult titles include The Trial of True Love and The Society of Others. William lives in Sussex with his wife Virginia, and their three children.