D. D. Everest’s magical middle grade debut, now available in paperback, is filled with enchanted books and mysterious activity that is sure to captivate readers. Open this book…if you dare to face what awaits you inside!
On his twelfth birthday, Archie Greene receives a mysterious package containing an ancient book in a language he doesn’t recognize. The gift leads him to a family he didn’t know he had and a world he never knew existed.
With the help of his cousins, Bramble and Thistle, Archie tries to unravel the mystery behind his book, but he begins to realize that his gift is something more powerful than he could have imagined. And the only thing more perilous than its contents is being its owner. The book waited four hundred years for Archie Greene. Now Archie must discover why.
About the Author
D. D. Everest is a successful journalist and author. He thought he knew how to write books until he started this one. It is his first book for children and nearly killed him, which serves him right.
He lives in a rambling Victorian house on the Ashdown Forest, in England, with his partner, Sara, their son and daughter, and two cats.