We follow Elle Burton in her efforts to find her kidnapped baby brother, JJ. As a newly designated guide, sworn to protect the children of Earth, she’s desperate to find her brother and get him back. Elle teams up with the winged warriors from the dimension of Fiori to save him, but JJ isn’t the only one in danger. What will Elle sacrifice to bring her brother home?

“Missing” is an engaging coming of age fantasy for middle-grade readers to adults who love an action-packed adventure. Elle Burton is determined to find her kidnapped brother, but she what she finds is pure evil.

The author has blended the magic of a fairy tale with the contemporary realities of the world today’s youth inhabit. She’s built a new reality through the journey of a young girl who exhibits both compassion and jaw-dropping courage in her quest to fulfill an ancient prophecy. “Missing” is the second book in the “Lessons from Fiori” series. 

In Book One, “Elle Burton and the Reflective Portals”, Elle Burton is thrust into another dimension while her own world becomes vastly different from the world she thought she grew up in. The Earth is teeming with winged creatures who breathe the first breath of life into a newborn human child to ensure them a kind heart. These fairy-like creatures stay with children on Earth to help protect them until their eighth birthday. On that day, the Fiorins disappear as quickly as the child’s memory of them does.

The author has provided a female role model who is flawed, but who always strives to show compassion to friends and family.

The leader of the Fiorins entrusts Elle with a magic pendant. Only the child of the prophecy in the ancient scrolls can unleash the magic. Boys will laugh at the antics of the class bully and cheer for the Fiorin warrior. Girls will cheer on their newest heroine in book two of the “Lessons from Fiori” series. 

You will love this fast-paced and captivating fantasy adventure series. Buy this book to inspire a child to kindness and to empower them to find help whenever they’re in trouble or threatened by something they can’t control. If you were hurt as a child, you will bond with Elle and find healing in her journey.

Missing is a moving, enjoyable fantasy novel that is important as well as entertaining! This book is excellent, and already I would implore you lovely readers to read it. I believe it can be read at any age, but it will have the most influence on young children as it has many poignant themes that will inspire and empower your child.

Missing follows a 10-year-old girl called Elle Burton. Elle is an adorable girl who finds herself drawn into a strange and mysterious dimension where fairy-like creatures roam in this beautiful land. The purpose of this realm is to protect the children of earth. As I just wrote that my heart fluttered because it is so beautiful and touching; as a parent, I, of course, feel passionate about protecting children so this touched my heart.

When Elle arrives in this mysterious but lovely place, she is chosen to work with these fairy-like creatures on Earth. Elle is a young girl with a sad past as she has lost her father and is still grieving her father’s death. Elle is an incredible character, and she proves her strength and courage in many situations in this book., This is the premise of this astonishing novel, of course, a lot more happens but I do not want to spoil it for you so you will have to read this wonderful book to find out more!

The story of Missing is a thrilling, enchanting one as fanger is aloof always as well as monsters. As well as this, we have suspense, heroes, heroines, joy, humorous moments, friends and family and so much more! The author of this wonderful novel, Peggy M. McAloon manages to blend all these themes perfectly together which in turn makes a brilliant fantasy novel.

McAloon, in my opinion, is a master storyteller and a true literary talent. She deals with sensitive themes in her book in a delicate, touching manner. Subjects such as bullying, abuse, grief and much more. These are all themes which are poignant, and I loved how she has included them in a children’s book story.

To conclude my thoughts on this brilliant novel, I would say if you are looking for an inspiring book for your children or yourself then this excellent book is for you! This incredible book gets Five Stars from me!

Thank you so much for reading book lovers, I deeply appreciate it and love discussing wonderful books with all of you so please, comment below and let me know your thoughts on Missing; do you see yourself reading this book? Is it not your usual cup of tea? Let me know all of those brilliant thoughts of yours below! Thank you so much again for reading!  

Goodbye for now book lovers,   

P.S. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! Please have a read of the preview and if you find that you have loved what you have read then all you need to do is click the Buy on Amazon button and it will take you straight to the book on Amazon USA! If you are in the U.K. then below I have attached a link to the book for the Amazon U.K. website. I have also attached some links about the author and this wonderful book! Thank you so much again for reading book lovers, I can’t wait to hear your thoughts on this book!   

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