Two brothers, Michael and Stephen MacIntyre, together with their sister Sarah and the local vicar Tom Aubrey, uncover a deadly secret buried near their village. But time is short: can they prevent the awakening of an ancient evil before its powers corrupt them for ever?
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"Jonathan Stroud writes like a seasoned veteran with a voice all his own, and tells a cracking story that races to a strong climax" ( Daily Telegraph)
"An atmospheric and gripping debut" ( The Times)
"An impressive debut" ( Observer)
"A well-written, intensely imagined first novel" ( Carousel)
A powerful novel which combines elements of fantasy and mythology with a contemporary setting.
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Book Description Corgi Childrens, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110552549339