The Glass Gauntlet
The Glass Gauntlet (The Blood Guard)
The Glass Gauntlet
Carter Roy
Ronan Truelove barely survived his first encounter with his father and the Bend Sinister. Now, he’s determined to become one of the Blood Guard, a sword-wielding secret society sworn to protect thirty-six pure souls crucial to the world’s survival.Eager to prove he’s got what it takes, Ronan is sent on his first mission with his friends Greta and Sammy to visit a weird-sounding school and take a series of tests called the Glass Gauntlet. Paper and pencils and nerdy scholarship—where’s the life-or-death challenge in that? But the Glass Gauntlet is actually something much more dangerous: head-to-head competitions against ruthless opponents. Nothing and no one are what they seem. Who can he trust, and who will kill him? Ronan has to figure it out fast because his enemies are multiplying, and soon he will have to pass the ultimate test: facing his father again and standing up to those who threaten not only him and his friends but also the world.

Book Details


  • Adventure
  • Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12
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In this book there are 3 children: Ronan, Grota, and Sammy. They must protect the world by defeating Ronan's dad with the help of Ronan's mom and her friends, who have amazing fighting skills and magical abilities. They want to teach the three children everything they know before it is too late. A lot of stress is on the shoulders of the heroes.  

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The Glass Gauntlet is the second book in a series about a boy named Ronan Truelove whose dad works with the most evil villain in the world, the Bend Sinister. Ronan lives with his mom and is training to be a Blood Guard. Blood Guards are sworn to protect thirty pure souls including his best friend Greta. Ronan is entered in a test with paper and pencils, but it turns out to be a death defying competition and whoever wins gets one thousand dollars and a scholarship. But the Bend Sinister is coming and wants to destroy everyone and everything.

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