In The Dark Side of Magic, the Dark Man must once again pit his powers against the evil forces of the Shadow Masters. Dark Man is an award-winning fiction series published by Ransom Publishing, a specialist in books for reluctant and struggling readers. Each book features the character Dark Man, a shadowy, brooding loner who shuns society, living in the shadows, but is recruited to play a part in a secret, cataclysmic struggle between good and evil. The book has a strong plot to engage the reader and features dark, evocative illustrations. The simple, carefully written text (under 400 words) focuses on the most common words, providing access for even the most reluctant readers. The Dark Man series is ideal for older children and young adults with a reading age of 5 - 8.