This is the thrilling sequel to the 'steampunk' fairytale Haywired. Once again the author has successfully touched the nerve cells of 11+ year olds by delivering a clever gothic horror adventure full of intrigue, suspense and plenty of humour thrown in. Brothers Ludwig and Hephaestus are once again drawn into their father's machinations as they hunt for Grilsgarter, a strange creature and harbinger of a nightmare future. It has come to collect on their father's promises. As the ghosts of von Guggenstein's past catch up with the present, the brothers find themselves at the ends of the earth, desperate to stop a terrible war that will tear their home apart.
Mandrake von Guggenstein has escaped. Snatched on the day of his execution by a nightmare creature called Grilgarter, the Terror of Beacon is loose again. the clock is ticking. can brothers Ludwig and Hephaestus find him before their world is plunged into darkness again?
'Deliciously dark in places' Book Zone 4 Boys
'Intelligently written with...steampunk machinery, dark twists and some excellent grimness' Un:Bound
|Publication date:||7th April 2011|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 13+ readers|
Alex Keller lives in North London. Haywired, a Steampunk fairytale, was his first novel released in 2010. The sequel Rewired, was released in 2011 and he is currently working on Justice - the second book in the Order of the Furnace series. In his spare time, he occasionally writes for various blog sites including the Solitary Bee and Geek Syndicate. Q&A with Alex KellerWhat inspired you to become an author? I’ve always wanted to be an author. For as long as I remember I’ve read at least a book a week and the idea ...More About Alex Keller