A fantasy series set
in a world where magic is forbidden—but exists in the dark woods called the
Thickety—for fans of Neil Gaiman and Septimus Heap
When Kara Westfall was six years old, her mother was
convicted of the worst of all crimes: witchcraft. Years later, Kara and her
little brother, Taff, are still shunned by the people of their village, who
believe that nothing is more evil than magic … except, perhaps, the mysterious
forest that covers nearly the entire island. It has many names, this place.
Sometimes it is called the Dark Wood, or Sordyr’s Realm. But mostly it’s called
The villagers live in fear of the Thickety and the terrible
creatures that live there. But when an unusual bird lures Kara into the
forbidden forest, she discovers a strange book with unspeakable powers—a book
that might have belonged to her mother. And that is just the beginning of the
story. Download and start listening now!