The Nightsilver Promise
Out now in the UK
An epic, fate-fighting adventure like no other. A stunningly imagined new series, destined to be a classic.
In a re-imagined world, the Empire of Albion is ruled by science.
Everyone's destiny is pre-determined by a track of stars on their wrist, and 13-year-old Paisley Fitzwilliam discovers that her fate is to die before her fourteenth year.
But when her mother goes missing and is presumed dead; there is nobody left to protect her Dragon Touched brother Dax.
So begins a breath-taking adventure through Floating Boroughs, a vault guarded by Dragon Walkers, and the dark sewers of lower London.
To save her brother, Paisley must unlock an ancient secret that will not only defy her stars, but will change the course of history forever . . .
For fans of Nevermoor and Philip Pullman.
A cinematic Game of Thrones Jnr for middle grade.
"Annaliese's story had me at floating boroughs and mysterious dragon walkers, and it's a story that has completely stayed with me. A smart, original, fantasy adventure that is one of my favourite reads in recent years."
Author of STARFELL
Annaliese has spent most of her life surrounded by stories, both at work as a library manager and at home writing them. She holds an MA in Creative Writing and is now the Program Leader for The Golden Egg Academy in Scotland which leads creative writing workshops across the UK. In January 2020, Annaliese was shortlisted for the SCBWI Undiscovered Voices 2020 anthology. The Nightsilver Promise is her debut middle-grade novel, and the first in a thrilling, new fantasy trilogy.
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