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Darkness Hidden by Zoe Marriott
  

Darkness Hidden

Part of the The Name of the Blade Series
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Against all odds, Mio, Jack and Shinobu have defeated the terrifying Nekomata and got home alive. But Mio is still compelled to protect the katana, and now the Underworld has spawned a worse monster - one carrying a devastating plague that sweeps through London like wildfire.

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Darkness Hidden by Zoe Marriott

Who would you sacrifice to save the world? Don't miss the second explosive book in the young adult fantasy series, The Name of the Blade. Against all odds, Mio, Jack and Shinobu have defeated the terrifying Nekomata and got home alive. But Mio is still compelled to protect the katana, and now the Underworld has spawned a worse monster - one carrying a devastating plague that sweeps through London like wildfire. As Mio struggles to protect the city and control the sword's deadly powers, she realizes that this time there is no way she can keep everyone she loves out of the line of fire.

Reviews

Zoe Marriott is a rising star of fantasy fiction. The Times

Praise for The Night Itself....

“Japanese mythology meets urban awesomeness (and a swoon-worthy romance!). The Night Itself captivated me.” L. A. Weatherly, author of the Angel Trilogy

“Mio is a wonderful heroine who reminded me of some of my favourite superhero characters, and her connection with Shinobu is touching and believable. The Japanese
mythology was refreshing, and I absolutely cannot wait for the next book in the series!”
Karen Mahoney, author of the Iron Witch Trilogy and Falling to Ash

“A beautiful, awe-inspiring ride through an iconic London landscape harbouring extremely dangerous secrets. The Night Itself is a fantastic blend of Japanese folk tale and twenty-first-century thriller, populated by characters you will be rooting for at every breathless step.” Katy Moran, author of Hidden Among Us

“I fell in love with sassy, courageous, wise-cracking Mio from page one.” Ruth Warburton, author of the Winter Trilogy

About the Author

Zoe Marriott

Zoe Marriott lives in North East Lincolnshire with two cats, named Echo and Hero, and the Devil Hound, otherwise known as Finn. She says of Shadows on the Moon, "I never liked Cinderella as a little girl. She seemed like the worst kind of wimp to me, and I hated the fact that she needed someone else to come along and rescue her. Then one day I was thinking about a completely different idea for a book set in fairy-tale Japan - and suddenly the two story ideas collided in my head, and it occurred to me: what if Cinderella wasn't a wimp at all? What if she was strong and brave - and out for revenge all along? And so Shadows on the Moon was born."

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Book Info

Publication date

3rd July 2014

Author

Zoe Marriott

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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
352 pages

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
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Fantasy romance (Teenage)

ISBN

9781406342390

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