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Setting of a Cruel Sun

Written by Alan Gibbons

Setting of a Cruel Sun Synopsis

The Helat rebels have broken the power of the demon lord and challenged the rule of their masters, the Sol-ket. But the Darkwing is merely in retreat, biding his time, and the Sol-ket will fight to their last breath to keep control of their golden cities. The power of the slaves is mounting as they rise to fulfil once-forbidden prophecies. When the Darkwing returns for his final onslaught, is anyone, soldier or slave, equipped to defeat him - especially as the cruel sun sets, beckoning a devastatingly relentless winter? A brilliant continuation of the journey begun in RISE OF THE BLOOD MOON, this novel also stands alone, with its own twists, turns and surprises for characters and readers alike. Be prepared for changes of allegiance, surprise new arrivals, and sudden deaths. Page-turning and unpredictable from start to finish.

Setting of a Cruel Sun Press Reviews

'an absorbing, imaginative, adventure story set in ancient times.' IRISH EXAMINER 'I reviewed Rise of the Blood Moon and was totally enthralled by the story; i was therefore overjoyed to be asked to review its sequel. The book doesn't disappoint at all. There is the same level of excitement and suspense as the two themes are played out... I couldn't put this book down... a wonderful, fantastical story - what more can I say?' WRITE AWAY 'an important addition to the children's fantasty oeuvre.' -- Jake Hope BOOKS FOR KEEPS a good read: strong charctaers, a good plot, and a brillaint use of language THE TEACHER

Book Information

ISBN: 9781842551790
Publication date: 14th September 2006
Author: Alan Gibbons
Publisher: Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 320 pages

About Alan Gibbons

Alan Gibbons is a full-time writer and a visiting speaker and lecturer at schools, colleges and literary events nationwide, including the major book festivals. He lives in Liverpool with his wife and has four grown up children. He travels globally and is known the length and breadth of the country for his high profile Campaign for the Book and school visits. Visit his website at http://www.alangibbons.com, read his blog at http://alangibbons.net, follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/mygibbo, Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/alan.gibbons.35 and Flickr at http://www.flickr.com/...

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