Evernight

Publisher: Andersen Press

In King's Haven, the emotionless White Witches are in control of magic, while the Hags have been expelled - and toshers like Lara roam the sewers, hunting for objects they can sell to survive. 

But when Lara discovers a mysterious wooden box, she's thrown into an adventure she never could have imagined...

Full of magic, wonder and deliciously dark moments, Evernight is a rollicking yarn that is impossible to resist.

Ross MacKenzie's writing is utterly beautiful, and the world-building is astonishing: it's easy to feel surrounded by the poorhouses and castles of King's Haven. The characters are richly drawn, too, whether you're urging Lara on or cowering from the terrifying Shadow Jack.

Evernight's themes of courage, standing up for what's right and questioning accepted narratives are welcome, but never come at the expense of a fantastic story: by the end, you'll be racing through the pages to discover what happens.

A triumphant novel that will pick you up and not let you go. Evernight is the first in a series, and thank goodness: we can't wait to join Lara's next adventure.

Share this page with your friends

More books like this

Frostheart

Author: Jamie Littler

This inventive story is helped along by vivid illustrations that conjure up a world populated by yetis and monsters that live under the snow. Jamie Littler’s first novel is a frosty delight, depicting a fantasy world with brilliant characters and adventure. 

Read more about Frostheart

Nevertell

Author: Katharine Orton

After a daring escape, Lina and her best friend Bogdan find themselves on a quest to reach Moscow and find Lina’s grandmother. Many dangers lie ahead: including an angry ice witch and her spirit wolves. A magical, snowy adventure perfect for winter nights.

Read more about Nevertell