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The Taming of Adam: The Hunter’s Sign by Jason Hubbard is book two in a series. In Part 1, The Taming of Adam: The Path to Envale, we get to know Adam, a young man living in a world inhabited by magicians. Adam is a gifted black mage but he tends to retreat within himself. Moving to Almin City, he comes out of his shell and attends a school to learn magic spells and meet people of the same age and interests. As he gets a taste of school life and interacts with varied personalities like Ricky Grater, he attracts the attention of Jim Henley, Dean of Almin Magic Academy, and subsequently David Graine, the controversial CFO of Entrecor Contracting. One thing leads to another and he falls in love with Amy, David Graine’s daughter. What follows will test Adam’s will and conscience.
Jason Hubbard’s The Taming of Adam: The Hunter’s Sign is an imaginative story about a world inhabited by magicians. At the center of this narrative is Adam Taylor, a young and gifted black mage who, like any other young adult, struggles to find himself. Adam has a controversial past and he tries to put this behind him and so the story develops at a leisurely pace. This book presents intriguing ideas and another narrative in which a manipulative magician preys on a vulnerable friend. The characters here are not much different from the young people populating our schools today, albeit they have the abilities of either a black, white or red magician. This is not an action filled novel; rather, it is perceptive and profound. And when Adam meets the enigmatic Amy Graine, the story takes a different turn where love might or might not prevail.