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 . . .
Ross MacKenzie has been writing stories since he was seven years old, when he created an illustrated short story about a hungry crocodile named Crunchy Colin in a smuggled school jotter. His novel The Nowhere Emporium won the Blue Peter Best Story Award and the Scottish Children’s Book Award. He now splits his time between writing, his day job as a graphic designer and his wife, daughters and cocker spaniel, with whom he lives near Glasgow.
A refreshingly original, thoroughly bewitching read
This book expresses a great adventure with friendship, magic and danger… entertaining and gripping… 3.5/5
Highly recommended. A wonderful, exciting tale
Evernight is an exciting and intriguing fantasy book with a strong young female protagonist. Full of mysteries, magic and mayhem this book has themes of friendship, self-discovery, and overcoming oppression and hardships. I would recommend this book for 10-12 year olds.
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