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Catherine Fisher - Obsidian Mirror
TIME TRAVEL MEETS SCARY FAIRIES - but there's so much more to Catherine Fisher's brilliant Shakespeare Quartet which begins with _The Obsidian Mirror_... Jake's father disappears while working on mysterious experiments with the obsessive, reclusive Oberon Venn. Jake is convinced Venn has murdered him. But the truth he finds at the snow-bound Wintercombe Abbey is far stranger ... The experiments concerned a black mirror, which is a portal to both the past and the future. Venn is not alone in wanting to use its powers. Strangers begin gathering in and around Venn's estate: Sarah - a runaway, who appears out of nowhere and is clearly not what she says, Maskelyne - who claims the mirror was stolen from him in some past century. There are others, a product of the mirror's power to twist time. And a tribe of elemental beings surround this isolated estate, fey, cold, untrustworthy, and filled with hate for humans. But of them all, Jake is hell-bent on using the mirror to get to the truth. Whatever the cost, he must learn what really happened to his father.
Catherine Fisher - The Hidden Coronet
The third installment in the Relic Master quartet! The coronet, a potent ancient relic, might be the only way to defeat the power that is destroying Anara. But it has been lost for centuries, and only legend tells of its whereabouts. Will Galen and Raffi be able to find it before the Watch does?
Catherine Fisher - The Box of Red Brocade
Time travel is sf. Fairies are folklore. What happens when you mix the two? And add a final ingredient, Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' ...? On a mission to recover his father lost in time, Jake finds himself in 1940s London. From the rubble of the Blitzed city, a clue leads him to an eccentric seer of ghosts, three sinister children and three strange prophesies. Two of them soon come to pass, but what is the Box of Red Brocade? Does it hold the secret of destroying the Obsidian Mirror? A talking bird, an invisible girl, a walking wood; the second volume of Catherine Fisher's Chronoptika series is packed with mystery, magic and sinister intrigue. 'A new novel by Catherine Fisher, poet and prize-winning novelist is always worth looking out for. _The Obsidian Mirror_ is both thriller and SF, and, being written in Fisher's acid-etched prose, equally satisfying to fans of many genres. 'Amanda Craig, THE TIMES Children's Book of the Week.
Catherine Fisher - The Lammas Field
Mick's father manages a 17th-century house and grounds where a festival is held each year. This year, a woman comes to sell herbs and candles. When she helps Mick with his music, his friend Katie begins to realize that she is drawing him into the Otherworld.
Catherine Fisher - At the World's End
Dramatic dystopian adventure from the bestselling Incarceron author. Caz has been living in the department store since the day the Blue Star came and killed everyone who breathed in its toxic snow. She can't do so much as look outside. But life in the store is getting dangerous and so Caz decides to take her chances in the world outside, with only Will for company. What will she find in the bleak landscape? And is there even anything to find? A compelling vision of a dystopian society. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+
Catherine Fisher - The Glass Tower
The Glass Tower is a Trilogy that brings together three of Catherine Fisher's earliest Novels; The Conjuror's Game, Fintan's Tower, and The Candle Man. The Conjuror's Game A novel which was shortlisted for the 1990 Smarties Award. Alick wonders where Luke Ferris gets his healing powers, why he has six fingers and what his connections are with the sinister goings-on in Halcombe Great Wood. Unwittingly, Alick unleashes dark and terrifying forces on the world. Fintan's Tower Jamie and his sister Jen are drawn into a world of sorcery on a quest to rescue the prisoner from Fintan's Tower. The author also wrote "The Conjuror's Game", which was shortlisted for the Smarties Award. The Candle Man The story of Conor who lives in an isolated part of Wales, reclaimed long ago from the sea. When Conor meets a strange fiddler out on the levels, he is intrigued and is soon persuaded to help the man, Meurig, steal back a candle which, if allowed to burn away, will end Meurig's life.
Catherine Fisher - Darkwater
Sixteen-year-old Sarah Trevelyan would give anything to regain the power and wealth her family has lost, so she makes a bargain with Azrael, Lord of Darkwater Hall. He gives her one hundred years and the means to accomplish her objective--in exchange for her soul. Fast-forward a hundred years to Tom, a fifteen-year-old boy who dreams of attending Darkwater Hall School but doesn't believe he has the talent. Until he meets a professor named Azrael, who offers him a bargain. Will Sarah be able to stop Tom from making the same mistake she did a century ago? This is smart fantasy mixed with elements of horror from master storyteller Catherine Fisher. She says, "Darkwater Hall is an image of the power and knowledge we all desire. But what will we pay for them, and are they worth the price?"
Catherine Fisher - The Door in the Moon
TIME TRAVEL MEETS SCARY FAIRIES ... with Shakespeare's _A Midsummer Night's Dream_ thrown in, from 'the leading lady of British fantasy' (_The Times_) It's Midsummer Night, it's hot, and everyone in Wintercombe Abbey is dreaming strange and disturbing dreams. But what wakes Jake is the cold muzzle of a pistol pressed to his forehead. Who is the mysterious thief waiting for him beyond the Obsidian Mirror? And where will he find his father in the lost ages of the past? In the third volume of the Chronoptika Quartet Jake and Sarah are swept into a nightmare world of revolution and murder, while Oberon Venn has to face the choice between staying mortal or losing his soul in the tangled green wildwood of the Shee. With a masked ball, priceless emeralds, an enchanted monk and a desperate struggle at the very foot of the guillotine, Catherine Fisher continues her breathtaking series of sorcery and amazing worlds with this adventure of magic and the dangerous search for those who Time has snatched away.
Catherine Fisher - The Speed of Darkness
Science fiction, myth, time travel and Shakespearean wit and playfulness combine in a stunning sequence of huge imaginative power - the Shakespeare Quartet ... _The Speed of Darkness_ concludes the series which began with _The Obsidian Mirror_, then moved on through _The Box of Red Brocade_ and _The Door in the Moon_. In this final volume, a great storm brews out at sea and batters the Devon coast, flooding vast swathes of land. At Wintercombe Abbey the preceding weeks have been spent in a ferment of experimentation, as Jake Wilde's father, David and Maskelyne work furiously on Operation Leah. They have been practising changing tiny events in the past, in preparation for the rescue of Venn's wife Leah from death, the culmination of their work with the Obsidian Mirror. But in the aftermath of the storm, the Abbey is a drowned house. Where is the Mirror? What has happened to the two halves of the Janus coin? Whose is the mysterious boat wrecked up on the nearby beach? And what plans of mischief and mayhem lay in store for Halloween - the day chosen for Leah's return?
Catherine Fisher - The Velvet Fox
After rescuing Tomas from enchantment, orphan Seren Rhys is enjoying her first summer at Plas-y-Fran. But as autumn arrives, it brings with it a mysterious new governess who seems intent on drawing Tomas away from Seren and his family. Dangerous figures from a bewitched toy carousel stalk the house and, fearing the worst, Seren calls on the clockwork crow to help her. But can he reach her in time, and will Tomas be able to escape the magical creatures threatening to ensnare him, led by the Velvet Fox?
Catherine Fisher - Incarceron (angol)
The shifting landscapes, unexpected plot punches, and bold, brave characters found in Catherine Fisher's Incarceron are nothing short of thrilling: fans of Garth Nix and Suzanne Collins will take to this epic, twisty fantasy instantly, but it's also the kind of book that will draw in the most hesitant fantasy reader. The mysterious world of Incarceron—and its factions of daring Prisoners, led by an incorrigible team in Finn and Claudia, who are both searching for a means of escape—is wonderfully imagined, at once frightening and full of seduction, and marks the beginning of an addictive new series.
Catherine Fisher - The Clockwork Crow
A magical story of snow and stars by Catherine Fisher. The Clockwork Crow is a mysterious gothic Christmas tale set in a frost-bound Victorian country mansion. When orphaned Seren Rees is given a mysterious package by a strange and frightened man on her way to her new home, she reluctantly takes it with her. But what is in the parcel? Who are the Family who must not be spoken of, and can the Crow help Seren find Tom, before the owner of the parcel finds her? The Clockwork Crow is a gripping Christmas tale of families and belonging set in snowy Wales from a master storyteller.
Catherine Fisher - Sapphique
Finn megszökött Incarceronból, a szörnyű élő Börtönből, ám kínozzák az emlékek: a testvére, Keiro még mindig fogoly. Claudia ragaszkodik hozzá, hogy Finn király legyen, a fiú azonban a saját identitásában is kételkedik. És vajon Rix, az őrült mágus tényleg Sapphique kesztyűjét találta meg, az egyetlen emberét, akit a Börtön valaha is szeretett? Ha pedig Keiro ellopja, azzal vajon elpusztítja a világot? Az egyikük Bent van, a másik Odakint. Mindketten a szabadságot áhítják. Ahogy Sapphique...
Catherine Fisher - Incarceron
Üdvözlünk Incarceronban! A reményt hagyd a kapuknál, és készülj fel egy véres, kegyetlen harcra a túlélésért. Ugyanis Incarceron nem egy egyszerű börtön, nem csak elzár a külvilágtól, hanem szereti kínozni a bentlakókat, játszik az életükkel és elszórakoztatja magát. Mert Incarceron él… És itt él Finn, aki nem emlékszik a múltjára, csak hogy pár éve egy cellában tért magához. Látomások gyötrik, amik azzal kecsegtetik, hogy talán Odakint született, és pont ezért tekintik néhányan a kulcsnak ahhoz, hogy megszökjenek. De vajon kicsoda igazából Finn és tényleg van-e kiút vagy csak legenda az egész? Odakint pedig, Claudia, Incarceron Igazgatójának lánya küzd a maga módján a szabadságáért. Ugyanis hiába él nemesként, egy olyan világban, ahol csak a gazdagok élvezhetik a technika vívmányait, így sem élhet úgy, ahogy akar, ugyanis miután bevezették a Protokollt, hogy egy utópisztikus világot teremtsenek, megállították az időt. Nincs fejlődés, és egy régi kor értékrendje szerint élnek. Így Claudia sorsa az, hogy hozzámenjen egy herceghez és majd valamikor esetleg átvegye a Királynő helyét.
Catherine Fisher - Sapphique (angol)
Finn has escaped from the terrible living Prison of Incarceron, but its memory torments him, because his brother Keiro is still inside. Outside, Claudia insists he must be king, but Finn doubts even his own identity. Is he the lost prince Giles? Or are his memories no more than another construct of his imprisonment? And can you be free if your friends are still captive? Can you be free if your world is frozen in time? Can you be free if you don't even know who you are? Inside Incarceron, has the crazy sorcerer Rix really found the Glove of Sapphique, the only man the Prison ever loved. Sapphique, whose image fires Incarceron with the desire to escape its own nature. If Keiro steals the glove, will he bring destruction to the world? Inside. Outside. All seeking freedom. Like Sapphique.
Catherine Fisher - The Margrave
Every nightmare Raffi's ever had is coming true. He's too scared for the Deep Journey, Carys had been captured, and worst of all, Galen has sworn a terrible oath to destroy the terrible creature called the Margrave, even if the quest takes them to the Pit of Maar itself. And far down there - below the surface of the world, in the deepest darkness - what evil thing is waiting for them to come? "Catherine Fisher is a writer of rare talent" - THE SUNDAY TIMES
Catherine Fisher - The Dark City
Welcome to Anara, a world mysteriously crumbling to devastation, where nothing is what it seems: Ancient relics emit technologically advanced powers, members of the old Order are hunted by the governing Watch yet revered by the people, and the great energy that connects all seems to also be destroying all. The only hope for the world lies in Galen, a man of the old Order and a Keeper of relics, and his sixteen-year-old apprentice, Raffi. They know of a secret relic with great power that has been hidden for centuries. As they search for it, they will be tested beyond their limits. For there are monsters-some human, some not-that also want the relic's power and will stop at nothing to get it.
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