Get Free Copy

100 free copies left

This novel is limited to 100 free copies due to its part in Inkitt’s Novel Contest.

0
Free copy left
You can read our best books
AngelGeek would love your feedback! Got a few minutes to write a review?
Write a Review

Angelique Maeng: Winter Trials

By AngelGeek

Adventure / Humor

Chapter I

I

ANGELIQUE

When she had gotten a threat about cleaning harpies eating her, Angelique promptly dashed to the big house to inform Mr. D and Chiron that she was not going to return to her home in California.

Being a year-round camper didn't seem so bad, at least when Camlo and Lillyan had explained it to her. They said it was just like any other day at camp half blood. Any day in camp was better than being with her stepdad. That also meant that they could continue business.

Ever since the end of her quest with Camo and Lillyan, the three of them along with a few others worked their hardest to find the thief who stole the Lyre from her father, Apollo. They were looking for a red-headed girl, new in the camp, and a child of Hermes. It was a hard task, since every new red-headed demigod girl at camp half blood were claimed as kids of Hermes. They had no more leads.

"Kind of figured you'd be a full-timer," Lillyan said as Angelique left the Big House.

"Any leads yet?" Angelique asked.

"No, but I have an idea..." Lillyan muttered, slightly vexed.

"What does that mean?"

"Nevermind, you'll find out later," she added as she turned and headed for the Hermes cabin.

Angelique hated when people left her out of plans.

After Lillyan had went off to do her own thing, Angelique went to find Camlo to see if he knew what they should do. She started off with the Aphrodite cabin.

As she walked to the children of Aphrodite's cabin, she rubbed her bead on her camp necklace. It was painted gold and carved on the side was the lyre that she and her friends had gone to find. Beside the bead was the sun pendant that she had before. Now that she thought about it, she should have known she was an Apollo kid from the start. She'd had that pendant since she was a little girl.

She passed Mandy, one of the many girls that were suspected to be the thief. When they began the search for the thief, she was almost taken off the list of possibilities, but it was agreed that they all had the same possibilities as the rest to be the thief. Angelique prayed to the gods that it wasn't her. Mandy was nice, and she never showed any reason to steal anything from anyone.

Angelique waved at her. She waved back. Nothing off about that. She was the same Mandy Kent that she had met when she came to Camp Half-Blood.

When Angelique reached the Aphrodite cabin, she went to knock on the door. She was stopped when Piper McLean walked up to her.

"Are you looking for Cam, Angelique?" She asked.

"Uh, yeah," Angelique replied, walking towards her. "Do you know where he is?"

"He's training with Nico," Piper answered. "Is there a reason, or do you just want to know where he is?" She asked, obviously suggesting that Angelique had a crush on him.

Angelique's face turned pink. "I need to ask him something."
"Like his crush, maybe?" Piper suggested.

"No! It's about something important-- It's about finding the thief," Angelique protested.

Piper stayed silent for a moment, seeing right past Angelique's bad facade. "Okay, well, they're training in the arena, like usual," Piper said as she headed into her cabin. Before she entered, she turned to Angelique. "Good luck with him," she added with a wink.

Angelique quickly turned away, her face going even redder than before, and sprinted towards the arena.

When Angelique arrived, Camlo's and Nico's swords were clashing against each other, the two of them pretty worn out.

"Cam!" Angelique called out.

Camlo's head turned towards her, abruptly afterwards, Nico tripped him. Angelique cringed.

"Don't get distracted, Loveridge!"

"Sorry..." Angelique apologized.

"It's fine, it wasn't your fault," Camlo replied as he got up and dusted off his rear. "What's up, sunshine?"

"I was just wondering what we should do about the thief thing," Angelique explained. "But if you're busy, we can talk later."

"Actually, I think we're both done for today," Nico said, patting Camlo on the shoulder. "It'd also be wise to discuss how we're going to find the thief."

"Do you guys have any ideas?" Angelique asked as the three of them walked to the docks.

"Our best bet is to spy on them, but unless we get someone like the Stoll's, I highly doubt we'd be able to do that," Camlo said.

"Couldn't Lilly do that?" Angelique asked.

"Lil has more restraint than to spy," Nico said. "She'd never do that just for something like this."

"Good point..." Angelique muttered.

"So why not the Stoll brothers?" Camlo asked.

"Because they always have a price and that price can be high," Nico muttered. "You know that."

"Not really because I've never really had a reason to 'hire' them," Camlo stated.

"I've only been here for three or four months," Angelique said, putting it out there.

Nico sighed. "It doesn't matter anyway; our next option is to just wait."

"But then it could be too late," Angelique pointed out. "If they have the audacity to steal Apollo's lyre then they might steal something else."

"Which leads to our next option: interrogate them, line them up and make them talk," Nico suggested.

"Chiron would never allow that," Camlo explained.

"I have ways," Nico said quietly.

"So you're saying we should take the suspects and take them to a secret hideout or something and make them talk? With what?" Angelique asked, alarmed.

"Don't be ridiculous," Nico began. "I'll be the one to make them talk, you guys just have to lead them to the place."

"He's joking, right?" Angelique whispered to Camlo.

"I'm afraid not, sunshine," Camlo answered back.
Write a Review Did you enjoy my story? Please let me know what you think by leaving a review! Thanks, AngelGeek
Continue Reading
Further Recommendations

serginemuzac: This book had me dieing😂😂😂 It was super lit and I was reading it for the whole day. Its really interesting and I couldnt put my phone down until I finished all 22 chapters! Even though the grammer was a bit off (I actually enjoyed it, it made everything funnier) I really liked it.

Nabeel Parkar: This book was absolutely amazing. I can't put it in any better words. Any other book had me rushing through its paces to get to the end. Not this one. I savoured every word and I'm glad I did. For the first time reading a book, I cried. And being a boy, that is embarrassing as well as amazing. Ma...

heavyreader: great scifi novels but needs a better spell checker (check auto-substitution level) and grammar checker!!! otherwise, ready for mass market publishing!!

Erin Crowley: The concept here is really strong, but the execution is definitely lacking. Tenses, grammar, etc are all off, with at least one or more errors per 'Page' on my phone. The writing style is almost broken- sentences move into each other awkwardly, and are filled with an excess of "filler words", lik...

Liam Butler: I am Liam Butler, and I wrote this novel. If that sounds like an AA admission, that's because it sure feels like one. It is traditional for a writer to hate his own work, it is almost a rite of passage to destroy one's own work in a drunken rage for the first time. Perhaps it's the public availab...

Dru83: This is perhaps my favorite part of the Olafson story just because it is here that were are introduced to his "gang". The characters are so diverse and complicated that each of them could just about spawn their own story. Eric's buddies are just so captivating and the plot just rolls along. Again...

summerstone: Seriously this is one of the best books I've ever read. The plot is intriguing, I love the narrative style. Its very descriptive and unique, with minimal cliches. It makes for a great read and the sequels are amazing. Totally worth reading. ^^ That's me trying to be professional. But in all hones...

Tia Armstrong: Couldn't stop reading this, incredibly well written and really feel attached to the characters. A few minor typos but overall a brilliant piece of work. In particular the way in which Evie's internal conflicts were portrayed really got me onside and had me rooting for her all the way.

Sara Grover: Being that this is your first story and I assume first draft, a lot of little mistakes are common, we all have made them; little things like your instead of you're, missed capitalization, missing punctuation, etc. As for the plot, I have a lot of questions and I did leave comments on certain sect...

More Recommendations

internathunal: I was held captive by your sense of style. I would love to see more from you. I enjoyed this immensely.

CookieMonster911: The story overall was an adventure that is appealing to any age. The way the characters develop adds a more human characteristic to the novel. The writing style itself is amazing because you can learn every character's thoughts and emotions. The awkward love triangle and jerk moments adds to the ...

Ruby0h: Overall I thought your story was really good! It drew me in right away and kept me interested as the story progressed. I loved the character of Kayla being inserted into this story, and the way she affected and shaped the life of the original story into something totally new and interesting. I lo...