Syren (Septimus Heap #5)
PUBLICATION AUGUST 2012
Enter the world of Septimus Heap, Wizard Apprentice. Magyk is his destiny. In the fifth book of this Magykal series, Septimus and his friends find themselves on an island whose secrets are as dark and dangerous as its inhabitants. Septimus Heap returns to the House of Foryx with Spit Fyre to pick up Jenna, Nicko, Snorri, and Beetle. But the journey home does not go well and when Septimus and his friends are caught in a storm, Spit Fyre crashes into the Rokk Lighthouse. They are rescued by the lighthouse keeper who is disturbingly sinister, and who has an equally sinister cat ...And all the while, Septimus is trying to fight the strange pull he's feeling to the island and its mysterious secrets.
Book Five in the UK No #1 bestselling series is about to relaunch, to coincide with a fabulous new jacket design across all titles - but the same spellbinding and brilliantly plotted adventure
Praise for Septimus Heap series: Warm, funny and humane, Sage takes care with the destiny of even her smallest characters, and is a real discovery Amanda Craig, The Times Her yarn scoots along like a dragon-boat with the wind in its sails Nicolette Jones, Sunday Times Full of hurtle-paced humour Telegraph Wonderfully imaginative ... Children of all ages will relish this Waterstone's Guide to Kid's Books
Angie Sage began her career illustrating books, and then started writing - first toddler books, later chapter books and then the masterful Septimus Heap. She lives in a fifteenth-century house in Somerset. She has two grown-up daughters.