Shaedow Master, a fantasy
'Ora waded frantically toward the shore. She
didn't need to look over her shoulder to know what was
there. The surface of the lake bulged into a long, smooth
mound that hurled itself after her, faster than a galloping
Lake is a black as night, a dark jewel in the heart
of Folavia. But it is deadly, and only one person -
baby Ora - has survived the quickwater. Now almost fifteen,
Ora is drawn into the natural world beyond the castle
gates ... and something in the lake is calling to her.
Soon she is caught up in a web of betrayal that threatens
the very existence of the Kingdom. Ora must confront
the King's terrible secret and discover the truth about
the Shaedow Master before her world is torn apart.
A stunning new
mythical adventure, set in a troubled world where one
young girl may hold the key to healing old wounds and
restoring life to the drought-ridden land, this is a
book to set alongside Philip Pullman, William Nicholson
and Ursula Le Guin.
What readers say:
'Absorbing, magical, mind-blowing!
I became so attached to the characters. It was as if
I had known them all my life and the book had absorbed
me into their world.'
Lucy Prentice, 14
'Mystery on every page and
always keeps you thinking. A great book for kids aged
between 10 and 16.'
Jason Saville, 16
'Fantastic! As good or better
than Harry Potter.'
Hugh Brown, 15
'I read it in 5 hours straight.
I was up till 1am. on a school night because I couldn't
Kandy Kasinee Potts, 13
'Absolutely fantastic. A
perfect and unique mix of everything a great fantasy
book needs. I loved it and so will you.'
Lyndon Riggall, 13