The Flame in the Maze picks up the thread of the tale begun in The Door in the Mountain. The Princess Ariadne is scheming to bring her hated half-brother Asterion to ultimate ruin; Asterion himself, part human, part bull, is grappling with madness and pain in the labyrinth that lies within a sacred mountain; Chara, his childhood friend, is trying desperately to find him. In a different prison, Icarus, the bird-boy who cannot fly, plans his escape with his father, Daedalusand plots revenge upon the princess he once loved. All of their paths come together at last, drawn by fire, hatred, love and hopeand all of them are changed.
About the Author
Caitlin Sweet’s first fantasy novel, A TELLING OF STARS, was published by Penguin Canada in 2003. Her second, THE SILENCES OF HOME, was published in 2005. Her one and only short story, “To Play the Game of Men,” was included in Daw’s AGES OF WONDER anthology in 2009. Her novel THE PATTERN SCARS, came out from CZP in 2011, and was nominated for Sunburst and Aurora awards, and reviewed to much acclaim in the HUFFINGTON POST.