The Book of Shadows

E.R. Murray

Date Published :
November 2016
Publisher :
Mercier Press
Contributor(s) :
Mulcahy Associates Ltd
Series :
The Nine Lives Trilogy
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781781174524
Pages : 384
Dimensions : 7.75 X 5 inches
Stock Status : In stock


The follow up to the critically acclaimed children's title The Book of Learning

• A magical story with an Irish setting for readers aged 9–12 years; 
  appeals to both boys and girls. 
• The follow-up to the Dublin UNESCO City of Literature Citywide 
   Read 2016: The Book of Learning
• An exciting fantasy adventure from the publishers of the Arthur Quinn series. 

In this exciting follow-up to the Dublin UNESCO City of Literature Citywide Read 2016, The Book of Learning, heroine Ebony Smart is settling into her role as guardian for the Order of Nine Lives. All seems quiet until she receives a peculiar silver box from an anonymous sender and is tasked with returning it to a mystery owner. Ebony discovers that Zach and Judge Ambrose have allied with a powerful ancient demon, and are more determined than ever to steal her soul and control the fate of the world. To defend the Order and defeat the demon, Ebony and her pet rat, Winston, must unravel the mystery of the silver box, free the trapped souls in the Reflectory and mount a daring rescue. Can she find the strength and courage needed to defeat the enemy, prove herself the rightful guardian and save all of their lives?

About The Author

Elizabeth Rose Murray’s debut novel, The Book of Learning – Nine Lives Trilogy 1, was chosen as the 2016 Dublin UNESCO City of Literature Citywide Read for Children, and the follow-up, The Book of Shadows – Nine Lives Trilogy 2 was shortlisted for the 2016 Irish Book Awards. Based in West Cork, Elizabeth has had poetry and short stories published in journals and anthologies across the UK, Ireland, Australia and America. Her stories have been shortlisted in several competitions and broadcast on radio. Her first novel for young adults, 'Caramel Hearts', was published in May 2016.

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