Kringle lived a quiet, solitary existence, until his 12th winter when goblins attacked his home and kidnapped him. Now he finds himself adrift in a strange and frightening world, forced to work in the goblin's underground mines with kidnapped human children. But soon he will realize he has a destiny to fulfil.
Tony Abbott is the author of more than ninety books for young readers, including THE SECRETS OF DROON series; middle-grade novel KRINGLE; and THE HAUNTING OF DEREK STONE series. He was the recipient of the 2006 Golden Kite Award, as well as the 2009 Edgar Award. Tony was born in Ohio, and now lives with his wife and two daughters in Trumbull, Connecticut. Visit him online at www.tonyabbottbooks.com.