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As the Shadow Rises

As the Shadow Rises

As the Shadow Rises is the spectacular second novel in Katy Rose Pool’s Age of Darkness trilogy – a YA fantasy blockbuster packed with magic, prophecy and adventure.

Katy Rose Pool ‘s showstopping fantasy debut There Will Come a Darkness began an epic tale of thrilling magic, ancient prophecy and five lives who could stop the approaching Age of Darkness – or unleash it.

Now the adventure continues in As the Shadow Rises, as the forces of light and darkness collide – and the end of the world begins.

Praise for There Will Come a Darkness

‘Katy Rose Pool is a writer to watch’ Sebastien De Castell

‘A can’t-miss debut from an exciting new talent’ Kiersten White

‘Unforgettable . . . feels both utterly original and like the best of classic fantasy’ Tasha Suri

‘Katy Rose Pool combines lovable characters, a gorgeously tangible world and an intricate puzzle-box plot to create a story that will pull you inexorably toward the explosive end’ Sarah Holland
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Fantasy

On Sale: 3rd September 2020

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9780356513546

Reviews

Katy Rose Pool is a writer to watch
Sebastien de Castell, author of TRAITOR'S BLADE
This epic fantasy novel revels in rich worldbuilding [and] deftly plays with genre expectations . . . A well-crafted, surprising, and gripping start to a new trilogy
KIRKUS on THERE WILL COME A DARKNESS
A beautiful woven fantasy of prophecy, intrigue and unforgettable characters . . . feels both utterly original and like the best of classic fantasy
Tasha Suri on THERE WILL COME A DARKNESS
Katy Rose Pool combines lovable characters, a gorgeously tangible world and an intricate puzzle-box plot to create a story that will pull you inexorably toward the explosive end
Sarah Holland, NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author on THERE WILL COME A DARKNESS
Katy Rose Pool's plot is always seven steps ahead of you. You'll want to catch up as quickly as possible
Refinery 29
Pool accomplishes a masterful balance of exposition, action, and characterisation . . . full of genuinely surprising and interesting twists that will have readers anxious to get to the last page
The Bulletin on THERE WILL COME A DARKNESS
Adventurous relic-hunting, mind-blowing twists, budding love and terrible betrayals feature in this multiple-narrator, character-driven study of power, agency, and identity and the ways these are affected by the interwoven threads of both history and legend
KIRKUS (starred review)