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Carrie Ryan - Author

About the Author

Born and raised in Greenville, South Carolina, Carrie Ryan is a graduate of Williams College and Duke University School of Law. A former litigator, she now writes full time. She lives with her writer/lawyer fiancé, two fat cats and one large puppy in Charlotte, North Carolina. They are not at all prepared for the zombie apocalypse.

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Map of Magic - Die Prophezeiung des magischen Stroms (Bd. 4)

Map of Magic - Die Prophezeiung des magischen Stroms (Bd. 4)

Author: Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis Format: eBook Release Date: 26/09/2018

Eine magische Landkarte, unzahlige Welten, die uber einen magischen Strom verbunden sind, und zwei Kinder, die deren Untergang verhindern mussen!Die unerschrockenen Freunde Fin und Marrill haben unzahlige heimtuckische Abenteuer hinter sich gebracht, seit sie auf dem magischen Strom unterwegs sind. Aber keiner von ihnen hatte je gedacht, dass ihr letztes Abenteuer sie dazu zwingen wurde, sich ausgerechnet mit dem Zauberer Serth, ihrem groten Feind, zusammenzutun! Mit vereinten Kraften tauchen Fin und Marrill in die altesten Geheimnisse des magischen Stroms ein und nehmen den Kampf gegen die Eiserne Flut auf, die alles unter sich erstarren lasst.Der letzte Band der vierteiligen Serie. Weitere Titel:"e;Map of Magic - Die Karte der geheimen Wunsche"e; (Band 1)"e;Map of Magic - Das Mysterium der sinkenden Stadt"e; (Band 2)"e;Map of Magic - Das Ratsel des leuchtenden Orakels "e; (Band 3)Pressestimmen zu "e;Map of Magic"e;:"e;Hier ist alles moglich: eine intelligente Mischung aus Humor und Phantasterei!"e; Kirkus Reviews"e;Schwindelerregende Welten voller bizarrer Kreaturen, verschrankter Zeitebenen und faszinierender Schauplatze!"e; Booklist"e;Ein herrlich dicker, toll geschriebener Schmoker fur Freunde von Abenteuergeschichten, in dem es nicht immer zimperlich zugeht."e; Norddeutscher Rundfunk"e;Mega spannend!"e; Westfalen-Blatt

Map of Magic - Das Ratsel des leuchtenden Orakels (Bd. 3)

Map of Magic - Das Ratsel des leuchtenden Orakels (Bd. 3)

Author: Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis Format: eBook Release Date: 25/07/2018

Eine magische Landkarte, unzahlige Welten, die uber einen magischen Strom verbunden sind und zwei Kinder, die deren Untergang verhindern mussen!Endlich ist die magische, alle Wunsche erfullende Landkarte fest in Fins und Marrils Handen und der Zauberer Serth gebannt. Doch konnen die Freunde auch die uralte Prophezeiung aufhalten, die den Untergang aller Welten voraussagt? Und was hat es mit dem Madchen Fig auf sich, die genau wie Fin die besondere Eigenart hat, dass man sie sofort wieder vergisst? Kann sie das Ratsel von Fins Herkunft losen? In ihrem bisher groten Abenteuer sind Fin und Marrill plotzlich ganz auf sich gestellt - und mussen sich den finstersten Machten stellen, die dem magischen Strom je innegewohnt haben. Der dritte Band der vierteiligen Serie. Weitere Titel:"e;Map of Magic - Die Karte der geheimen Wunsche"e; (Band 1)"e;Map of Magic - Das Mysterium der sinkenden Stadt"e; (Band 2)"e;Map of Magic - Die Karte der geheimen Wunsche"e; (Band 1)"e;Map of Magic - Das Mysterium der sinkenden Stadt"e; (Band 2)Pressestimmen zu "e;Map of Magic"e;:"e;Hier ist alles moglich: eine intelligente Mischung aus Humor und Phantasterei!"e; Kirkus Reviews"e;Schwindelerregende Welten voller bizarrer Kreaturen, verschrankter Zeitebenen und faszinierender Schauplatze!"e; Booklist"e;Ein herrlich dicker, toll geschriebener Schmoker fur Freunde von Abenteuergeschichten, in dem es nicht immer zimperlich zugeht."e; Norddeutscher Rundfunk"e;Mega spannend!"e; Westfalen-Blatt

Iron Tide Rising Book 4

Iron Tide Rising Book 4

Author: Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2018

Join Marrill and Fin in the fourth action-packed title in the epic adventure series from John Parke Davis and NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author, Carrie Ryan. Best friends and fearless explorers Fin and Marrill have shared countless thrilling adventures on the waters of the Pirate Stream, but neither could have predicted the evil that lies behind the mask of the Master of the Iron Ship. To stop him, they'll have to team up with their oldest enemy: the malevolent wizard Serth. As the iron tide surges across the Stream, Marrill and Fin must race from one bizarre world to the next, and even into the heart of the Stream itself, to challenge the most frightening foe they've ever encountered. This is the mind-blowing conclusion to the highly acclaimed and utterly original Map to Everywhere series.

The Map to Everywhere: Shadows of the Lost Sun Book 3

The Map to Everywhere: Shadows of the Lost Sun Book 3

Author: Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2017

The much-anticipated third title in an epic adventure series from husband-and-wife team, John Parke Davis and NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author, Carrie Ryan. Beautifully illustrated by Todd Harris. Fearless adventurers Marrill and Fin have just barely stopped the Iron Tide and the evil wizard Serth from destroying the Pirate Stream. Now they're on a mission to find Fin's missing mother, but before they can blink, Fin's people have found him - and they're not as friendly as he'd hoped. In fact, they're after a powerful wish orb that could resurrect the treacherous Iron Tide and end the world as we know it. Without their captain Coll and wizard friend Ardent to guide them, are Marrill and Fin brave enough to take on the magic (and evil) of the Pirate Stream on their own?

The Map to Everywhere: City of Thirst Book 2

The Map to Everywhere: City of Thirst Book 2

Author: Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/08/2016

The second in a rip-roaring adventure series from a NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author, this is THE NEVERENDING STORY for a new generation. When the magical waters of the Pirate Stream begin flooding Marrill's world, she must return to the Stream and find the source of the mysterious Iron Tide. Reunited with her best friend Fin - who has been forgotten all over again - Marrill must make the treacherous trek to the impossible world of Monerva and uncover the secrets of its long-lost wish machine. Only there can Fin wish to finally be remembered. Only there can Marrill wish to save her world and the people she loves. But to get everything they've ever wanted, Marrill and Fin may have to give up on the most important thing they already have: each other. An epic adventure series from husband-and-wife team, John Parke Davis and Carrie Ryan. Beautifully illustrated by Todd Harris.

Die Weltensegler - Das unglaubliche Geheimnis der Wunschmaschine

Die Weltensegler - Das unglaubliche Geheimnis der Wunschmaschine

Author: Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis Format: eBook Release Date: 25/05/2016

Eine magische Landkarte, unzahlige Welten, die uber einen magischen Strom verbunden sind und zwei Kinder, die deren Untergang verhindern mussen!Fur Fin aus der Welt des magischen Stroms und Marrill, die aus unserer Gegenwart kommt, gibt es nichts wichtigeres, als in den Besitz aller Teile der magischen Landkarte zu kommen: Nur so konnen sie verhindern, dass der finstere Zauberer Serth die Karte benutzt, um samtliche Welten vollstandig zu zerstoren. Um Serth aufzuhalten, mussen Fin und Marrill zunachst die legendare Stadt Monerva ausfindig machen, in der ein besonderer Schatz verborgen liegt. Doch der Weg dorthin bringt die beiden in grote Gefahr - und kostet sie beinahe ihre Freundschaft ...Der zweite Band der vierteiligen Serie. Weitere Titel:"e;Map of Magic - Die Karte der geheimen Wunsche"e; (Band 1)"e;Map of Magic - Das Ratsel des leuchtenden Orakels"e; (Band 3)Pressestimmen zu "e;Map of Magic"e;:"e;Hier ist alles moglich: eine intelligente Mischung aus Humor und Phantasterei!"e; Kirkus Reviews"e;Schwindelerregende Welten voller bizarrer Kreaturen, verschrankter Zeitebenen und faszinierender Schauplatze!"e; Booklist"e;Ein herrlich dicker, toll geschriebener Schmoker fur Freunde von Abenteuergeschichten, in dem es nicht immer zimperlich zugeht."e; Norddeutscher Rundfunk"e;Mega spannend!"e; Westfalen-Blatt

Daughter Of Deep Silence

Daughter Of Deep Silence

Author: Carrie Ryan Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/01/2016

In the wake of the complete destruction of the luxury yacht Persephone, three people are left alive who know the truth about what happened and two of them are lying. Only Frances Mace, rescued from the ocean after seven days adrift with her friend Libby (who died of thirst just before rescue), knows that the Persephone wasn't sunk by a rogue wave as survivors Senator Wells and his son Greyson are claiming it was attacked. In order to insure her safety from the obviously dangerous and very powerful Wells family, Libby's father helps Frances assume Libby's identity. Frances has spent years in hiding, transforming herself into Libby, and she can no longer allow the people who murdered her entire family and Libby to get away with it even if she had been in love with Greyson Wells. After years of careful plotting, she's ready to set her revenge plans into motion. The game has just begun, and Frances is not only playing dirty, she's playing to win.

The Map to Everywhere: City of Thirst Book 2

The Map to Everywhere: City of Thirst Book 2

Author: Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/11/2015

The second in a rip-roaring adventure series from a NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author, this is THE NEVERENDING STORY for a new generation. When the magical waters of the Pirate Stream begin flooding Marrill's world, she must return to the Stream and find the source of the mysterious Iron Tide. Reunited with her best friend Fin - who has been forgotten all over again - Marrill must make the treacherous trek to the impossible world of Monerva and uncover the secrets of its long-lost wish machine. Only there can Fin wish to finally be remembered. Only there can Marrill wish to save her world and the people she loves. But to get everything they've ever wanted, Marrill and Fin may have to give up on the most important thing they already have: each other. An epic adventure series from husband-and-wife team, John Parke Davis and Carrie Ryan. Beautifully illustrated by Todd Harris.

The Map to Everywhere: The Map to Everywhere Book 1

The Map to Everywhere: The Map to Everywhere Book 1

Author: Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2015

'It is said the Bintheyr Map to Everywhere will take its possessor wherever he or she needs to go...' Master thief, Fin, is unusual - when he's out of sight, everyone forgets he exists! He needs to find his mother - the one person who might remember him. Schoolgirl, Marrill, boards a pirate ship in a car park and is carried off to another world. She needs to find her way home. Fin and Marrill are on a wild adventure to find the Map to Everywhere, but can they escape the Oracle - a dark and powerful wizard who seeks the map to fulfil a terrifying prophecy? The first in an epic new adventure series from husband-and-wife team, John Parke Davis and NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author, Carrie Ryan. Beautifully illustrated by Todd Harris.

City of Thirst

City of Thirst

Author: Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis Format: eBook Release Date: 13/10/2015

New York Times bestselling author Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis transport readers back to the boundless world of the Pirate Stream in this engaging and exhilarating sequel to the highly acclaimed The Map to Everywhere that is equal parts adventure, humor, and heart!When the magical waters of the Pirate Stream begin flooding Marrill's world, the only way to stop the destruction is to return to the Stream and find the source of the mysterious Iron Tide. Reunited with her best friend Fin--who has been forgotten all over again--Marrill, her disbelieving babysitter, and the Enterprising Kraken crew must make the treacherous trek to the towering, sliding, impossible world of Monerva and uncover the secrets of its long-lost wish machine. Only there can Fin wish to finally be remembered. Only there can Marrill wish to save her world and all the people she loves. But to get everything they've ever wanted, Marrill and Fin may have to give up on the most important thing they already have: each other.

Daughter of Deep Silence

Daughter of Deep Silence

Author: Carrie Ryan Format: eBook Release Date: 26/05/2015

I'm the daughter of murdered parents. I'm the friend of a dead girl. I'm the lover of my enemy. And I will have my revenge. In the wake of the devastating destruction of the luxury yacht Persephone, just three souls remain to tell its storyand two of them are lying. Only Frances Mace knows the terrifying truth, and she'll stop at nothing to avenge the murders of everyone she held dear. Even if it means taking down the boy she loves and possibly losing herself in the process. Sharp and incisive, Daughter of Deep Silence by bestselling author Carrie Ryan is a deliciously smart revenge thriller that examines perceptions of identity, love, and the lengths to which one girl is willing to go when she thinks she has nothing to lose.

Map to Everywhere

Map to Everywhere

Author: Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis Format: eBook Release Date: 04/11/2014

Wherever you need to go--the Map to Everywhere can take you there.To Master Thief Fin, an orphan from the murky pirate world of the Khaznot Quay, the Map is the key to finding his mother. To suburban schoolgirl Marrill, it's her only way home after getting stranded on the Pirate Stream, the magical waterway that connects every world in creation. With the help of a bumbling wizard and his crew, they must scour the many worlds of the Pirate Stream to gather the pieces of the Map to Everywhere--but they aren't the only ones looking. A sinister figure is hot on their tail, and if they can't beat his ghostly ship to find the Map, it could mean the destruction of everything they hold dear!In New York Times bestselling author Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis's first installment of a fantastical new series, adventure, magic, and hilarity collide in the treacherous skies and dangerous waters of the Pirate Stream. Heart-pounding escapades and a colorful cast of characters will have readers setting sail through this wholly original and unforgettable tale.

What Once We Feared: An Original Forest of Hands and Teeth Story

What Once We Feared: An Original Forest of Hands and Teeth Story

Author: Carrie Ryan Format: eBook Release Date: 14/05/2013

When the zombie apocalypse hits and the dead begin to rise, Jonah and his friends are on a class field trip downtown. Panicked, they make a split-second decision to seek shelter in the Overlook, an apartment complex built like a fortress on the edge of town. But as they begin to face the realities of what it will take to survive, they realize that while making the decision of where to run was easy, living out the consequences of that decision may be impossible. From Carrie Ryan,the New York Timesbestselling author of theForest of Hands and Teethbooks,What Once We Fearedis an original digital short story about facing a world that is forever changed and in which survival means more than merely escaping the undead.

Infinity Ring, Book 2

Infinity Ring, Book 2

Author: Carrie Ryan Format: eBook Release Date: 06/11/2012

Dak, Sera, and Riq might be in over their heads when they attempt to stop a Viking invasion! (Runtime 4 hours, 27 min)

Hare Moon

Hare Moon

Author: Carrie Ryan Format: eBook Release Date: 05/04/2011

Tabitha can't shake the feeling that something exists beyond the fences of her village. And when she sneaks out, past the gates and down the path into the Forest of Hands and Teeth, she meets a boy who teaches her heart things she never knew. But love in a world surrounded by so much death doesn't come without its sacrifices, and Tabitha gradually realizes just how much she'll have to give up to live among the Unconsecrated.From New York Times bestselling author Carrie Ryan comes an original story of love after the Return.

Dark and Hollow Places

Dark and Hollow Places

Author: Carrie Ryan Format: eBook Release Date: 22/03/2011

There are many things that Annah would like to forget: the look on her sister's face before Annah left her behind in the Forest of Hands and Teeth, her first glimpse of the Horde as they swarmed the Dark City, the sear of the barbed wire that would scar her for life. But most of all, Annah would like to forget the morning Elias left her for the Recruiters.Annah's world stopped that day, and she's been waiting for Elias to come home ever since. Somehow, without him, her life doesn't feel much different than the dead that roam the wasted city around her. Until she meets Catcher, and everything feels alive again. But Catcher has his own secrets. Dark, terrifying truths that link him to a past Annah has longed to forget, and to a future too deadly to consider. And now it's up to Annah: can she continue to live ina world covered in the blood of the living? Or is death the only escape from the Return's destruction?From the Hardcover edition.

The Dead-Tossed Waves

The Dead-Tossed Waves

Author: Carrie Ryan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2011

Carrie Ryan's sensational new novel reveals more of the secrets of the world after the return of the Unconsecrated and introduces a new heroine who must tangle with her mother's secrets. Gabry lives a quiet life, secure in her town next to the sea and behind the Barrier. She's content to let her friends dream of the Dark City up the coast while she watches from the top of her lighthouse. Home is all she's ever known and, and all she needs for happiness. But life after the Return is never safe and there are threats even the Barrier can't hold back. Gabry's mother thought she left her secrets behind in the Forest of Hands and Teeth, but, like the dead in their world, secrets don't stay buried. And now, Gabry's world is crumbling. One night beyond the Barrier . . . One boy Gabry's known forever and one veiled in mystery . . . One reckless moment, and half of Gabry's generation is dead, the other half imprisoned. Now Gabry knows only one thing: if she has any hope of a future, she must face the forest of her mother's past.

Dead-Tossed Waves

Dead-Tossed Waves

Author: Carrie Ryan Format: eBook Release Date: 09/03/2010

Gabry lives a quiet life. As safe a life as is possible in a town trapped between a forest and the ocean, in a world teeming with the dead, who constantly hunger for those still living. Shes content on her side of the Barrier, happy to let her friends dream of the Dark City up the coast while she watches from the top of her lighthouse. But there are threats the Barrier cannot hold back. Threats like the secrets Gabrys mother thought she left behind when she escaped from the Sisterhood and the Forest of Hands and Teeth. Like the cult of religious zealots who worship the dead. Like the stranger from the forest who seems to know Gabry. And suddenly, everything is changing. One reckless moment, and half of Gabrys generation is dead, the other half imprisoned. Now Gabry only knows one thing: she must face the forest of her mothers past in order to save herself and the one she loves.From the Hardcover edition.

Forest of Hands and Teeth

Forest of Hands and Teeth

Author: Carrie Ryan Format: eBook Release Date: 12/05/2009

In Mary's world there are simple truths. The Sisterhood always knows best. The Guardians will protect and serve. The Unconsecrated will never relent. And you must always mind the fence that surrounds the village; the fence that protects the village from the Forest of Hands and Teeth. But, slowly, Mary's truths are failing her. She's learning things she never wanted to know about the Sisterhood and its secrets, and the Guardians and their power. And, when the fence is breached and her world is thrown into chaos, about the Unconsecrated and their relentlessness. Now, she must choose between her village and her future, between the one she loves and the one who loves her. And she must face the truth about the Forest of Hands and Teeth. Could there be life outside a world surrounded in so much death?[STAR] "e;A bleak but gripping story...Poignant and powerful."e;-Publishers Weekly, Starred"e;A postapocalyptic romance of the first order, elegantly written from title to last line."e;-Scott Westerfeld, author of the Uglies series and Leviathan"e;Intelligent, dark, and bewitching, The Forest of Hands and Teeth transitions effortlessly between horror and beauty. Mary's world is one that readers will not soon forget."e;-Cassandra Clare, bestselling author of City of Bones"e;Opening The Forest of Hands and Teeth is like cracking Pandora's box: a blur of darkness and a precious bit of hope pour out. This is a beautifully crafted, page-turning, powerful novel. I thoroughly enjoyed it."e;-Melissa Marr, bestselling author of Wicked Lovely and Ink Exchange "e;Dark and sexy and scary. Only one of the Unconsecrated could put this book down."e;-Justine Larbalestier, author of How to Ditch Your FairyFrom the Hardcover edition.

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