Synopses & Reviews
Fireheart's traitorous enemy Tigerclaw has been vanquished and exiled from Thunder Clan but Fireheart can't shake the feeling that he's lurking in the forest, waiting for his chance to strike.
That's not the only problem facing the young warrior in these blazing summer months, as he struggles to handle sinister omens, an apprentice with a shocking secret, and a devastated Clan leader who is a shell of her former self.
Meanwhile the forest gets hotter and hotter...and everyone braces for the coming storm...
"Hunter once again tells a good, suspenseful adventure story that urges readers onward, and teens may find their own journey toward adulthood echoed in the protagonist's struggles and self-doubts." Booklist
"Although this installment can stand alone, its many references to past episodes require the unfamiliar reader to puzzle out what came before. Nevertheless animal lovers will be drawn to this band of cats." VOYA
“Certain to please any young reader who has ever wondered what dreams of grandeur may haunt the family cat.” Publishers Weekly
“A good, suspenseful adventure story that urges readers onward.” ALA Booklist
“[A] fast-moving series. The story is suspenseful; the feline characters are engaging and endowed with authentic cat mannerisms and behaviors.” Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)
Fireheart, the warrior cat, faces many challenges in his new role of ThunderClan deputy as his apprentice, Cloudpaw, resists following the warrior code, Bluestar weakens, and Tigerclaw continues to haunt the forest seeking revenge.
About the Author
Erin Hunter is inspired by a love of cats and a fascination with the ferocity of the natural world. As well as having a great respect for nature in all its forms. Erin enjoys creating rich mythical explanations for animal behavior, shaped by her interest in astrology and standing stones.