Conn's quest to save his city's magic has become urgent: his power stone is lost and Shadowmen, ruthless assassins, are stalking the city's people. But when Conn blows up Wizard Nevery's beloved home, he is banished by his own master. Determined to return and save Wellmet, he travels to Desh, a glittering city in the desert, home to the Shadowmen and run by a mysterious Sorcerer-King…Sarah Prineas has created a terrific adventure that crosses new magical lands. Conn meets new friends and enemies and his quest to discover the truth about magic takes on exciting twists. The second Magic Thief novel is as un-put-downable as the first. Visit www.magicthief.co.uk for fun games, lost diary entries and author interviews.
Sarah Prineas lives in Iowa City, Iowa, with her husband John and their children Maud and Theo. She holds a PhD in English Literature and recently taught honours seminars on fantasy and science fiction literature. You can visit her online at www.sarah-prineas.com