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Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #2

Spirit Walker

Michelle Paver, Geoff Taylor (Illustrator)


List Price: 16.99*
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A cry echoed through the Forest.He froze.It was not the yowl of a vixen, ora lynx seeking a mate. It was a man.Or something that had once been a man.With a creeping sense of dread, Torak watched the light between thetrees begin to fail. . . .

Torak is a boy apart. A boy who can talk to wolves. A boy who must vanquish the Soul-Eaters . . . or die trying.

As the Moon of No Dark waxes large, the clans fall prey to a horrifying sickness. Fear stalks the Forest. The very breath of spring seems poisoned. No one knows the cause—and only Torak can find the cure.

His quest takes him across the sea to the mysterious islands of the Seal Clan. Here Torak battles an unseen menace and uncovers a betrayal that will change his life—forever.

Spirit Walker is a spellbinding story of fellowship, treachery, and self-sacrifice that takes the reader further on the journey that began in Wolf Brother.

Praise For Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #2: Spirit Walker

“An eerie, fast–paced ‘Outbreak meets X–files’ sequel to Wolf Brother.”
-School Library Journal

“Torak’s bravery against insurmountable dangers makes him an engaging and memorable hero.”
-Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)

“Paver has crafted an elegant and effective standalone novel whose fast pace will quickly engage readers.”
-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“Paver incorporates vivid descriptions [and] details that enrich her complex tale without impeding its quick pace.”
-Kirkus Reviews

“Infused with an inexorable sense of menace.”

“Will whet readers’ appetites for the sequel.”

Katherine Tegen Books, 9780060728281, 368pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2006