This title is suitable for readers aged 9 to 12 years. It is a fast-paced adventure and mystery for magic and animal lovers, as well as anyone with a temper. The second trimester at FAA (Familiar Academy for Avians) begins with Jules growing desperate to regain her magic and find her vanished father. She will try any cure, even many of the crazy 77 Ways to restore her seventh sense. The fourteen-year-old sets out with her best friend Lance, the accident prone runt dragon, and the musical Birds of Disfeather to unlock a secret vault and fix the school's deranged Maze.
William Hill is a naturalized Northern Nevadan, a native of Indianapolis, Indiana, and a product of many places and stories. He has a "serious" degree from Vanderbilt University in economics and an MBA from the University of North Texas, as well as certifications in outdoor emergency care and licenses in insurance and securities. Since realizing that writing was his best talent and a gift, Bill escaped the restrictive drudgery of the corporate world to craft his tales.