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Dark tide

Dark tide

Donnelly, Jennifer, author

Six mermaids battle to save their hidden world. Leaders of a resistance to the barbaric new regime, Serafina and Neela, are working hard to destabilise Vallerio, the new ruler of Cerulea. Becca, Ava and Ling are still hunting for their ancestors' talismans; the keys to keeping an ancient evil locked in its icy prison. Astrid finally returns home to Ondalina to find that all is not as she left it, and a sinister human with empty, black eyes offers her power she never dreamed of

Paperback, Book. English. Fiction 13+. Young adult fiction. Fantasy fiction. Fantasy/Magic. Teenage Fiction.
Published London: Hodder Children's Books, 2016
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Statement of responsibility: Jennifer Donnelly
ISBN: 1444928333, 9781444928334
Intended audience: Adolescent.
Physical Description: 415 pages : map (black and white) ; 20 cm.
Series: The waterfire saga
Series Title: Waterfire saga.

Author note

Jennifer Donnelly is a bestselling writer for adults and children. Her first young adult novel,A Gathering Light, won the Carnegie Medal in 2003, as well as receiving several awards in the US including the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Her adult work includesThe Tea Rose,The Winter RoseandThe Wild Rose.


This is one of those series that just gets better and better - stronger storylines and richer, more rounded characters.
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