Warring kingdoms, bloody feuds and a battle for survival... Step back into the Dark Ages with this riveting, epic adventure from a debut writer. In the wild landscape of Dark Age Britain, Essa is abandoned by his father in a lonely marsh-village trapped between two warring kingdoms. Destined to become tangled in the bitter feud, Essa's part in it is more important than he ever dreamed. But how will Essa save those he loves and discover the secret of his true identity when he can trust no one?

Bloodline 2009, Candlewick Press (MA)

ISBN-13: 9780763640835


Bloodline 2008, Walker Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781406309386