In "Tangle with Fire", Theresa Gage weaves a captivating tale about Aidan, a notorious 15-year-old known more for his pranks and fibs than his heroism. Aidan's life takes a sudden, dark turn when he witnesses the murder of his father by a mysterious man who subsequently vanishes. This tragedy sparks the manifestation of magic within Aidan, forcing him to grow beyond his impulsive nature and accept an unforeseen responsibility—protecting his family and kingdom from an ambitious sorcerer. This coming-of-age novel portrays Aidan's struggle to manage his newfound powers, grapple with disbelievers, and outsmart a series of foes attempting to suppress the truth of the deadly conspiracy. As Aidan navigates this perilous journey to manhood, he must confront a potential war and deal with a dire family crisis. Gage masterfully crafts an exhilarating narrative filled with adventure, mystery, and personal growth that is bound to captivate the reader from start to finish.