Evernight - Evernight (Paperback)Ross MacKenzie (author)
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Shimmering with dark magic, Evernight pits a sewer-dwelling orphan against an unspeakable evil in a swashbuckling tale of hidden treasure and unlikely heroes, perfect for fans of Abi Elphinstone and Peter Bunzl.
Shortlisted for the Scottish Teenage Book Prize.
Thousands of years ago, the Evernight came to the Silver Kingdom and turned everything to darkness and chaos. It was only defeated thanks to the skill and bravery of the Witches.
But now the Evernight is about to return, released by the evil Mrs Hester, and the only spell that might stop it is lost, deep below the great city of King's Haven.
Then orphan Larabelle Fox stumbles across a mysterious wooden box while treasure-hunting in the city's sewers. Little does she realise she is about to be catapulted into an adventure, facing wild magic and mortal danger - and a man who casts no shadow...
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 281 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm
"There's epic good-versus-evil fantasy in Evernight, an assured and atmospheric novel." - Guardian
"[A] vivid imaginative world, dripping with genuine menace, violence and rich, complex characters. You'll be breathless by the end." - Daily Mail
"Themes of loyalty, bravery and the abuse of power are riven through a fast-paced plot set in a richly textured world." - i, The Independent
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