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Tom Huddleston is an author, musician and film journalist based in Stoke Newington, East London. He was raised in North Yorkshire where his first novel, 2013's future-medieval fantasy The Waking World, was set. He's since written three instalments in the official Star Wars: Adventures in Wild Space saga and is currently working on a series entitled Warhammer Adventures for Games Workshop. His interests include pizza, outdoor swimming, chewy sweets and watching far too many movies.
Set in a flooded future world, Tom Huddleston’s book is a thrilling adventure, in which two young people are caught up in a world of pirates, gangsters, power struggles and corruption. Kara and Joe live in a floating slum on the edge of what is left of London after rising seas have drowned our civilisation. They’ve always been told that the Mariners, gangs who live entirely at sea, are terrorists. But then Joe’s life is saved by a Mariner, who entrusts him with a secret map. It’s a story that poses questions about our future, individual responsibility and the morals of political activism. Timely, thought-provoking, and action-packed.
The sequel to FloodWorld, this equally cinematic book tells the story of Kara and Joe's adventures in the US, as they travel with a band of ideological outlaws, hell-bent on destroying the Mariners and stealing their world. Can the kids come up with a plan to stop the seemingly inevitable destruction?
FloodWorld is a gripping, action-packed story for 10+ readers. Kara and Joe spend their days navigating the perilous waterways of a sunken city, scratching out a living in the ruins. But when they come into possession of a mysterious map, they find themselves in a world of trouble. Suddenly everyone's after them: gangsters, cops and ruthless Mariner pirates in their hi-tech submarines. The two children must find a way to fight back before Floodworld's walls come tumbling down... With cover illustration by Manuel Sumberac.
The third book in the Warped Galaxies series. An exciting new series of fantasy for middle-grade readers from Black Library. Epic heroes, mighty armies and terrifying monsters clash against the backdrop of magical landscapes. As Elio lies stricken under a powerful curse, the only way his friends Thanis, Alish, Kiri and Kaspar can cure him is to venture into the Forest of the Ancients. Rumour tells of a race of healers who dwell there, the mysterious tree-folk known as the Sylvaneth, but are they allies or enemies.......?
Book 2 in the hugely popular illustrated children's Fantasy series, Warhammer Adventures, Warped Galaxies. Kids - get ready for some underground thrills and spills! A really exciting story that I loved reading with my mum and dad at bedtime - William (age 8) Epic heroes, mighty armies and terrifying monsters clash against the backdrop of magical landscapes. When their master, Vertigan, is kidnapped, Elio and his friends are determined to try and rescue him. Using a powerful artefact, they forge a magical doorway into a forbidding underground world teeming with Skaven ratmen! Hopelessly outnumbered, Elio, Kiri, Alish, Thanis and Kaspar must use all of their cunning if they are to find Vertigan and escape alive...
Book 1 in the brand new illustrated children's Fantasy series, Warhammer Adventures, Realm Quest. A perfect introduction for kids to the wonderful worlds of Warhammer Age of Sigmar A great fantasy adventure that kids will love - Billie Piper Raised as a slave, Kiri dreams of a better life. That day comes when her barbarian captors are attacked by the noble Stormcast Eternals. Seizing her chance, Kiri flees through a mysterious realmgate to the fabled city of Lifestone! There she meets a special group of children - Thanis, the fighter; Alish, the inventor; Kaspar; the sneak and Elio, the healer. Together, they must lift a terrible curse and save the city from darkness
Audio book edition of 'Realm Quest: City of the Lifestone' Narrated by Billie Piper. Billie Piper became a household name after two years playing the nation's favourite companion in the hit relaunch of 'Doctor Who'. She has now established herself as one of the world's most critically acclaimed and awarded actors. Raised as a slave in the Darkoath camps of Aqshy, Kiri dreams of a better life. Of a city of wonders, the place of her birth... Lifestone! She despairs of ever reaching it until a fateful day arrives when her barbarian captors are attacked by Sigmar's noblest warriors, the Stormcast Eternals. Seizing her chance, Kiri flees through a mysterious realmgate that takes her far from the fiery lands of Aqshy. She arrives in the realm of Ghyran and finds the city of Lifestone. But a curse lies on this place, withering its noble spirit. Her path leads her to a special group of children who, like her, are realm-marked - the prophecised saviours of Lifestone. There's Thanis, the fighter; Alish, the inventor; Kaspar; the sneak and Elio, the healer. But dark forces are allying against the children and will do anything to stop them achieving their destiny.
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