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All over the world children are discovering they have magical powers. But the reason is that the evil witches of the planet Ool are determined to avenge Dragwena's death by manipulating an army of children and fighting the good wizards
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McNish tells a rattling good tale, and his well-plotted narrative races through some excellent twists and turns to a spectacular climax.
THE DAILY TELEGRAPH||The language used is rich and evocative, full of visual and sensory imagery it captures the readers interest and imagination from the beginning and holds it with ease to the end.
SCHOOL LIBRARIAN||Anyone who enjoyed The Doomspell will want to follow it up with The Scent of Magic, in which the battle between the Witches and Earth's children moves onto our planet.
THE TIMES||The Scent of Magic continues The Doomspell story, but if anything the characterisations are deeper, the plot even more intriguing, and it is all carried off with a verve, pace and sheer passion for pure storytelling that make McNish's novels so compulsive.
AMAZON||This is a children's book full of inventive touches great ideas, evocative descriptions, and page-turning pace.
VECTOR||It is a spellbinding read full of excitement and suspense. A brilliant sequel to The Doomspell.
Rachel and her brother, Eric, are extraordinary. She is a spell-maker. He is a destroyer of spells.
The high Witch, Heebra, wants Rachel and Eric crushed and her enemies, the Wizards, destroyed. A party of Witches is dispatched to find the thousands of children with powers like Rachel's, and turn them into a ferocious army.
Can Rachel and Eric stop the Witches and win the battle between good and evil?
BOOK TWO OF THE DOOMSPELL TRILOGY
'McNish tells a rattling good tale, and his well-plotted narrative races through some excellent twists and turns to a spectacular climax' The Daily Telegraph
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ISBN 978 1 84255 054 0