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The Lost Tide Warriors Storm Keeper Quartet 2

by Catherine Doyle

Part of the The Storm Keeper Quartet Series

The Lost Tide Warriors Storm Keeper Quartet 2 Synopsis

'Doyle's talent for creating windswept, stormy tension and physical threat sweeps all before it. This is one for a seaside holiday, whatever the weather' The Daily Mail In the brilliant sequel to The Storm Keeper's Island, winner of the Books are My Bag Readers Award, Fionn Boyle finds himself at the heart of the fight for the island's survival. Fionn Boyle has been Storm Keeper of Arranmore for less than six months when thousands of terrifying Soulstalkers arrive on the island. The empty-eyed followers of the dreaded sorceress Morrigan have come to raise their leader and Fionn is powerless to stop them. The Storm Keeper's magic has deserted him and with his grandfather's memory waning, Fionn must rely on his friends Shelby and Sam to help him summon Dagda's army of merrows. But nobody else believes the ferocious sea creatures even exist. And how can he prove he's right without any magic? As Fionn begins his search for the lost army, the other islanders prepare for invasion. The battle to save Arranmore has begun. Praise for The Storm Keeper's Island: WINNER OF THE BAMB READER'S AWARD FOR MIDDLE GRADE SHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS 'Magical in every way' EOIN COLFER 'So magical and wild that it's like being swept away by the sea' KATHERINE RUNDELL

The Lost Tide Warriors Storm Keeper Quartet 2 Press Reviews

Even better than its wonderful predecessor. It's laugh out loud funny and heart-breaking in equal measure, with stakes so high that you can barely catch your breath until you turn the last page. This book is one to treasure and it marks Catherine Doyle as a breakout star in middle grade fiction * Louise O'Neill, author of The Surface Breaks * Sparkles with wit and wisdom ... The Lost Tide Warriors is an unputdownable adventure * Abi Elphinstone, author of Sky Song * A masterfully written, truly legendary adventure. The Lost Tide Warriors feels like a journey across the darkest, wildest and most beautiful seas * Sophie Anderson, author of The House With Chicken Legs * A wonderfully crafted adventure - tense, thrilling, poignant and really rather beautiful * P.G. Bell, author of The Train to Impossible Places * Exceptional ... It kept me on the edge of my seat, had me laughing out loud and made me weep. Beautifully written, emotionally compelling and tremendously exciting, it cements Catherine Doyle as one of the strongest children's authors writing today * Katie Tsang, co-author of Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of Ghosts * The Lost Tide Warriors takes everything that made The Storm-Keeper's Island so special and runs with it - more action, higher stakes, an expanding mythology at once supremely high-concept and so real it feels like it lives just down the road. Doyle is a born storyteller ... A book you won't be able to put down * Dave Rudden, author of the Knights of the Borrowed Dark series * Doyle has created something rare, rich and beautiful in the Storm Keeper series; the beautiful writing is so compelling and I already can't wait for the next book * Sarah Davis-Goff, author of Last Ones Left Alive * Tender and powerful. This is a gripping adventure ... I really needed this book - a generous message that courage and love are often all the magic we need * Alice Broadway, author of the Ink Trilogy * Magical in every way * Eoin Colfer on THE STORM KEEPER'S ISLAND * Acutely observed sibling dynamics, a house full of magical candles, and a vivid sense of history interwoven with Irish legend make for a standout novel * Guardian on THE STORM KEEPER'S ISLAND * The book of the season (if not the year) has to be this beautifully written fantasy adventure. The perfect summer holiday escape, don't miss it! * Irish Independent on THE STORM KEEPER'S ISLAND * So magical and wild that it's like being swept away by the sea * Katherine Rundell on THE STORM KEEPER'S ISLAND * A gem ... This is a book that should have any child glued to their deckchair * Daily Telegraph on THE STORM KEEPER'S ISLAND * A gripping adventure, brimming with magic and mythological references, which will be adored by fans of the first book. * CBI Reading Guide 2019-20 *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408896907
Publication date: 11th July 2019
Author: Catherine Doyle
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 336 pages
Categories: Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage),

About Catherine Doyle

Catherine Doyle grew up beside the Atlantic Ocean in the west of Ireland. Her love of reading began with great Irish myths and legends, and fostered in her an ambition to one day write her own. The Storm Keeper's Island was her debut middle-grade novel, inspired by her real-life ancestral home of Arranmore Island, for which she won the Books Are My Bag Readers Award and was shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards. Catherine lives in Galway.

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