Cover image for The dark secret / by Tui T. Sutherland.
The dark secret / by Tui T. Sutherland.
Title Variants:
Wings of fire.

The dark secret
Publication Information:
New York : Scholastic Press, [2014]

Physical Description:
295 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
When Starflight, one of the dragonets of destiny, is kidnapped by the NightWings he finds that the kingdom of his birth is a miserable place, full of terrible secrets--and that, with his fellow dragonets too far away to help, the fate of two kingdoms rests in his talons.


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SUT Paperback Junior Fantasy / Sci-Fi
SUT Paperback Junior Fantasy / Sci-Fi

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The New York Times bestselling Wings of Fire saga soars to the mysterious land of the NightWings,where Starflight must face a terrible choice - his tribe, or his friends?

In the shadows, trouble is brewing . . .

The mysterious NightWings keep everything hidden, from their home and their queen to their allegiance in the war. Now they've kidnapped their own dragonet of destiny, and Starflight is finally meeting the rest of his tribe - whether he wants to or not.

The NightWings have also kidnapped several innocent RainWings, now trapped in the dark, barren, miserable place that is the NightWing kingdom. Starflight wants to help the RainWings, but he's busy saving his own scales and trying to find a way back to his friends. The fate of two kingdoms rests in his talons, and with no one to save him, Starflight will have to find a way to be brave . . . before it's too late.

Author Notes

Tui T. Sutherland was born on July 31, 1978 in Caracas, Venezuela. She is a children's book author who has also written under the pen name Heather Williams. Her books include Kingdom of Twilight, Runaway Retriever, Bad to the Bone Boxer, Dragonet Prophecy, This Must Be Love, and The Menagerie. She has written several series including Pet Trouble, Wings of Fire, and Avatars.

(Bowker Author Biography)

Reviews 1

Horn Book Review

The dragonets of destiny carry on their quest to fulfill the Dragonet Prophecy in these two titles, each narrated by a different dragon. Secrets are revealed as the young dragons struggle to end the war between the seven tribes. Fans will be thrilled to learn the exciting series will continue, as a new queen must be chosen. Illustrated map and dragon guide included. [Review covers these Wings of Fire titles: The Brightest Night and The Dark Secret.] (c) Copyright 2014. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.