The gods of the Myriad were as real as the coastlines and currents, and as merciless as the winds and whirlpools. Now the gods are dead, but their remains are stirring beneath the waves...
On the streets of the Island of Lady's Crave live 14-year-old urchins Hark and his best friend Jelt. They are scavengers: diving for relics of the gods, desperate for anything they can sell. But there is something dangerous in the deep waters of the undersea, calling to someone brave enough to retrieve it.
When the waves try to claim Jelt, Hark will do anything to save him. Even if it means compromising not just who Jelt is, ...|
From the Costa Award-Winning author Frances Hardinge. ... We see ghosts and they are drawn to us.
Sometimes, when a person dies, their spirit goes looking for somewhere to hide. Some people have space within them, perfect for hiding. Makepeace has learned to defend herself from the ghosts that try to possess her in the night, desperate for refuge - but one day a dreadful event causes her to drop her guard.
Now she has a spirit inside her. The spirit is wild, angry and strong, and it may be her only defense when she is sent to live with her father's cruel and powerful ancestors. But as she plans her escape to a ...|
From the Costa Award-Winning Author of "The Lie Tree". ... When a creature dies, its spirit can go looking for somewhere to hide. Some people have space inside them, perfect for hiding. Make peace, a courageous girl with a mysterious past, defends herself nightly from the ghosts which try to possess her. Then a dreadful event causes her to drop her guard for a moment. And now there's a ghost inside her.
The spirit is wild, brutish and strong, but it may be her only defense in a time of dark suspicion and fear. As the English Civil War erupts, Make peace must decide which is worse: possession - or death.