Ross MacKenzie has been writing stories since he was seven years old, when he created an illustrated short story about a hungry crocodile named Crunchy Colin in a smuggled school jotter. His novel ‘The Nowhere Emporium’ won the Blue Peter Best Story Award and the Scottish Children s Book Award. He now splits his time between writing, his day job as a graphic designer and his wife, daughters and cocker spaniel, with whom he lives near Glasgow.
Thousands of years ago, the Evernight came to the Silver Kingdom and turned everything to darkness and chaos. It was only defeated thanks to the skill and bravery of the Witches. But now the Evernight is about to return, released by the evil Mrs Hester, and the only spell that might stop it is lost, deep below the great city of King s Haven. Then orphan Larabelle Fox stumbles across a mysterious wooden box while treasure-hunting in the city’s sewers. Little does she realise she is about to be catapulted into an adventure, facing wild magic and mortal danger and a man who casts no shadow…
‘A story to devour, & then savour. Evernight is alive with thrilling darkness and vivid magic’ – Kiran Millwood Hargrave, bestselling author of ‘The Girl of Ink and Stars’
‘Ross MacKenzie is a wizard with words. Evernight is an artfully spun story, vividly conjuring a complex and convincing world of witches and magic unlike any other. Gripping from the first line, this book will thrill and delight in equal measure. A triumph of the imagination’ – M.G. Leonard, bestselling author of the ‘Beetle Boy’ series and ‘Adventures on Trains’
‘Darkly brilliant, wonderfully imagined… A fantastic adventure with a cracking heroine at its helm.’ – Abi Elphinstone, bestselling author of ‘Rumblestar’ and the ‘Dream Snatcher’ series