Making friends and keeping friendship forever is particularly hard. But, what if it is prophesized that the friends will meet? What if it is destined that the friends will never leave each other even if the whole world is against them? Amy always thought that she was a normal girl with a normal life, living in a normal world. But really, who was she kidding? Nothing about her was normal. Neither her sparkling mischievous violet eyes nor her messy jet black hairs are normal. On the eve of her twelfth birthday, Amy, along with her sisters and mother went to a place that proved that this world was beyond actually what it seemed like. All secrets come out and the little normality left in her life, too, breaks loose. Will she find her friends or stay alone like an outcast? Was that prophecy true? What if it was wrong? Join Amy Millicent, Katie Alford, Cedric Aspen, Yamini Srivastava, and Holly Yvonn on their magical journey as they discover their friends and foes. Will they stay together or break apart like some loose strings of thread? Will they grow stronger or become weak as a twig? Find the story of five gems. However and whatever it seems like, in the end, the world is made up of jewels.A story of friends from different countries, their magical bonding and togetherness, struggle and fondness, mystery and fun, aspiration, inspiration and perspiration.
Ishani Lal, is a young aspiring author into her teens. At the age of thirteen plus, she has written a piece of school time bonding and magic world. Reading and writing are the driving passions of this young author. Out of her imagination and rigour of writing, she brings forward her imagination of friendship, fantasy and school life into a craft called the The Byzantine Jewels: Heart of Bellaridon, her first manuscript. Starting from the age of nine she wrote short stories and poems. She has been awarded the author of the week at story.com for her short stories and has also been nominated for editors' choice award. Among her other interests are painting and music. She has won two consecutive gold medals of excellence in the International English Olympiad (IEO). She is the only daughter of her parents. Her native the place is Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India; however, she is currently residing in the serene environment of the foothills at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine, in SMVD University campus situated in Jammu and Kashmir, the Union territory of India.