Rachel and her brother are extraordinary. She is a spell-maker. He is a destroyer of spells.
The High Witch, Heebra, wants Rachel and Eric crushed, and her enemies, the Wizard's, destroyed. A party of witches is dispatched to find the thousands of children with powers like Rachel's, and turn them into a ferocious army.
Can Rachel and Eric stop the witches and win the battle between good and evil?
The second instalment of the classic Doomspell Trilogy.
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 228 g
Dimensions: 198 x 159 x 18 mm
The language used is rich and evocative, full of visual and sensory imagery it captures the readers interest and imagination from the beginning and holds it with ease to the end. * SCHOOL LIBRARIAN *
Anyone who enjoyed The Doomspell will want to follow it up with The Scent of Magic, in which the battle between the Witches and Earth's children moves onto our planet. * THE TIMES *
The Scent of Magic continues The Doomspell story, but if anything the characterisations are deeper, the plot even more intriguing, and it is all carried off with a verve, pace and sheer passion for pure storytelling that make McNish's novels so compulsive. * AMAZON *
This is a children's book full of inventive touches great ideas, evocative descriptions, and page-turning pace. * VECTOR *
It is a spellbinding read full of excitement and suspense. A brilliant sequel to The Doomspell. * COOL READS *
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