Thousands of years ago, the Evernight came to the Silver Kingdom and turned everything dark and chaotic, but the skill and bravery of the Witches managed to defeat it. Now, the Evernight is returning, accompanied by the Painted Men who turn everyone into their mindless servants. The only spell that can stop it is lost in the sewers.
Then orphan Lara stumbles across a mysterious wooden box while treasure-hunting in the city’s sewers. Little does she realise, she is about to be catapulted into a world she could never have imagined: one of magic, danger and a man who casts no shadow …
This book is suitable for readers over 9 years old.
The Evernight has been unleashed … As far back as she can remember, orphan Larabelle Fox has scraped together a living by treasure-hunting in the sewers. In a city where emotionless White Witches march through the streets and fear of Hag magic is rife, Lara keeps her head down. But when she stumbles upon a mysterious little box in the sewers, Lara finds herself catapulted into a world of wild magic – facing adventure, mortal danger and a man who casts no shadow … Evernight was shortlisted for the Scottish Teenage Book Prize and nominated for the Carnegie Medal.
Ross MacKenzie is the multi-award-winning author of The Nowhere Emporium, The Elsewhere Emporium, Shadowsmith and Evernight. His highly-acclaimed fantasy novel The Nowhere Emporium won numerous accolades including the Blue Peter Book Award and the Scottish Children’s Book Award. Ross lives in Renfrew, Scotland, with his wife and two daughters, but spends much of his time in another world.