The second breathtaking adventure in the SILVER SEQUENCE: a silver child keeps watch over the child-city of Coldharbour as danger threatens.
Milo, transformed into a luminous silver child, keeps watch over the teeming city of Coldharbour, now filled with children from all over the world.
We meet Tanni and Parminder, who lead the frightening Unearthers, children who are virtually human drills. But who is controlling them Why are they draining Thomas of his beauty Where is the Roar And what is the significance of the mud dolls that Jenny makes In an intense and page-turning story, the destinies of these magical children unfold as battlelines are drawn around them for the biggest fight ever between good and evil.
McNish's suspenseful, fast-paced novel immerses readers in an inventive world featuring distinctly drawn characters and a graceful blending of realism and occasionally spooky fantasy. - BOOKLIST
Haunting imagery, vivid depictions of the limits of humanity, and a startling, innovative plot all make this a memorable contribution to the canon of speculative fantasy. - THE HORN BOOK GUIDE
Cliff McNish was born in Sunderland, but has spent most of his life in the southeast of England. His first book was THE DOOMSPELL, inspired by a story he told his daughter. Since then he has published THE SILVER SEQUENCE and the acclaimed stand-alone supernatural thrillers, BREATHE (winner of the Salford and Calderdale book awards), ANGEL, SAVANNAH GREY and THE HUNTING GROUND, as well as 2014's GOING HOME.
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