Vanessa McBride learned strange things while she was studying sorcery in Africa: she even discovered how to raise the dead from their graves. She knows Thavy's two sons are coming home, and she senses danger. Sammy and his brother want to save their mother from Vanessa's control, and they will kill whoever tries to stop them. The Golden Child has now acquired dreadful powers. Vanessa hides Thavy deep in the African bush, in a rebel stronghold defended by the oldest magic on earth. Sammy's army of the dead will challenge them there, in a battle for the ultimate prize. Part III of the Golden Child Trilogy. Look for Part I, The Talisman Child and Part II, The Forest of Regrets.