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Ashling - Obernewtyn Chronicles 3
Elspeth once more is sent to the lowlands- but this time it is to secure an alliance with the rebel leaders. After an eventful journey in Sutrium, Elspeth travels with a group of misfits to Sador for an epic battle to see if there will be an alliance with the rebels against the repressive Council or not....
Billy Thunder and the Night Gate
Rage Winnoway's mother has been asleep since a terrible accident. In a quest to find a healing magic Rage and her animal friends- Bear, Elle, Goatee, Billy Thunder and Mr Walker travel through a strange gateway to Valley. There they find that Valley is not paradise but a dark world where sneaky witch folk work forbidden macic. Rage desperately wants to go home, but the one person who can help has diappeared. Join Rage and her friends as they enter a fa...
Darkfall
Glynn and Ember Flanders are vacationing on a small Greek island, knowing that it could very well be the last holiday Ember ever takes. Ember is dying from a brain tumor that has left her partially blind. The last night of their holiday Glynn takes a moonlit swim. She is a strong athletic girl, but she gets into trouble, and is pulled under the water. Fortunately she is saved from drowning by an enigmatic young windwalker named Solen. Glynn realises that...
Darksong
This is the second of the trilogy. Two young women, sisters, have been transported into a sort of parallel world. In the course of this action they have been separated. One sister, Ember, is a musician. She has a fatal illness and she is seeking a cure on the island of Darkfall. She has to also warn her sister of her danger on the world of Keltor. Her sister Glynn is trying to find her sister and tell her some very important information. Their fate is e...

Carmody booklist

Obernewtyn - Obernewtyn Chronicles 1
Obernewtyn is set in the future after a nuclear holocust. The people in this book live in the Land, the only part of the world that is now livable. Fear dominates the Land as people are controlled by three groups, the herders; priests who burn people, and the Councilmen. The book starts off in an orphan home where Elspeth Gordie lives with her 16 year old brother. Their parents have been burned some years before. Elspeth is 14-15, skinny with black h...
Scatterlings
After a strange accident, a 15 year old girl wakes not knowing who or where she is. Strange voices whisper in her head, but the words mean nothing to Merlin who can't even remember what she looks like. Alone in a strange land Merlin first meets the Scatterlings, a group of people who are rebelling against the clans and reject the ways of the Citizen Gods. Merlin learns the ways of this new world while trying to find out who she is and in the process d...
The Farseekers - Obernewtyn Chronicles 2
Elspeth and her friends go on a search to find a hidden talent and Oldtime library, but are captured by Henry Druid, the ex-fanatical priest from whom they have to escape. Next they are captured by the Herder faction, and only after this they find their hidden talent,who turns out to be Dragon, a young girl. But will she go back to Obernewtyn with them? ...
The Gathering
Something is wrong with Cheshunt, the new town Nathanial has just moved to. He feels it the moment he arrives and realises it is not the model neighbourhood it appears to be. Soon Nathanial learns that his presence is no accident. As the dark call its own, the light draw its champions, and Nathanial finds he must confront phantoms from his own past in his battle to stop the Gathering and its creator... A great book that I thoroughly recommend....
The Keeping Place
Elspeth is a despised misfit with mental abilties in a future world that has been partially destroyed by the mysterious 'beforetimers. She seeks clues in her quest to destroy Beforetime weaponmachines. However Elspeth is not alone as a despised misfit. Obernewtyn is a safe haven for misfits but it won't be for much longer as councilmen have become suspicious of this mysterious place in the mountains. The misfits have decided that something must be done, ...
The Phoenix
A mad boy called William loves a girl called Ragnar, whom he thinks is a princess. Then they meet Torvald, who Ragnar falls in love with. Ragnar thinks Torvald has betrayed her, William poisons him, and in his dying words Ragnar finds out Torvald hadn't betrayed her. ...


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