The Magic Thief by Sarah Prineas

The Magic Thief

Written by Sarah Prineas

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This is an absolutely captivating debut fantasy adventure. Full of magic and trickery, this is the story of a wizard and his new apprentice trying to discover why the magic in their city is fading and how they must stop it from disappearing completely. It’s a richly imagined story and the first in a trilogy. You’ll be enchanted and excited and for sure you won’t be able to put it down.


The Magic Thief by Sarah Prineas

In a city that runs on a dwindling supply of magic, a young boy is drawn into a life of wizardry and adventure. Conn should have dropped dead the day he picked Nevery's pocket and touched the wizard's locus magicalicus, a stone used to focus magic and work spells. But for some reason he did not.

About the Author

Sarah Prineas

Sarah Prineas has written several critically acclaimed science friction and fantasy short stories. The Magic Thief is her first novel and is the first in a richly imagined trilogy. Sarah lives with her husband and two children in Iowa City, where she works at the University.

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Quercus Publishing Plc

Publication date

4th September 2008




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