Sarah Silverwood lives and writes in Buckinghamshire, England. She has had a lot of jobs - some of which were mind-numbingly dull and some of which definitely weren't - but has decided that writing books is by far the best of them. She has a cat instead of a husband and children, because apparently the latter get slightly irritable if you take off for a few days' adventure without warning, as she has a habit of doing. A cat is likely to sleep through it. Most of the time she can be found somewhere in her own imagination. She likes it in there. Good stuff happens.
A rich and magical tale that is utterly compelling. The main protagonist - Fin - is cleverly drawn with huge appeal to teens. He draws you into the story of two parallel universes - two very different Londons in which from one, a person vital to the existence of both worlds has been kidnapped. Unless Fin can find the Storyholder, the keeper of the Five Eternal Stories which weave the two worlds together their worlds will cease to exist. His journey is a long and very dark one that's full of foreboding but brilliantly told. This is a book that will remain etched in your memory long after you've finished it while waiting for the second in the sequence.