At last, a new science fiction novel from the author of Mortal Engines - an adventure set in a far future civilization which sprawls across many worlds, linked by a hyperspace railway...
Based on the real-life story of Mary Wilcocks, a cobblers daughter who managed to convince people she belonged to a royal dynasty from a far distant island.
"Like enjoying the warmth of a good fire on a cold day . . . perfect for Christmas is every way"
Tender and touching… utterly enchanting
Philip Reeve & Sarah McIntyre
'Immersive, richly textured, and enormous fun. It's a great example of what illustrated children's novels can achieve'
Christopher William Hill
4th book in Tales from Schwartzgarten series
Lauren Oliver & H. C. Chester
A gorgeous story -- timeless and magical.
Gill Lewis has established herself as the principal contemporary writer of animal stories, combining a vet's knowledge of her subject with a novelist's capacity for character and plot.
J. E. Roberts
The author, J. E. Roberts can write. He can write very well. And I enjoyed this short but atmospherically intense novel very much indeed.