The first book in a magical series by bestselling author Holly Webb - this adventure is mystery-filled, with a hint of darkness perfect for readers aged 9 and up.
In a world where magic is outlawed, Lily runs wild and neglected. Once rich and powerful magicians, now Lily's family hide away in their crumbling house, while her older sister, Georgie, is trained secretly in magic.
But when Lily discovers her parents' dark plan to use Georgie in a terrible plot to restore the country to its magical glory, she knows she must rescue her sister - and flee...
The Lily books are set in the same world as Holly Webb's Rose books - but you can read either series first.
Discover more by Holly Webb with herMagical Venice series - also filled with spellbinding adventures.
Holly Webb lives in Reading with her husband, three children, and three demanding cats. She started writing eleven years ago while working as a children's books editor. She now writes full-time, and is known for her wonderful writing filled with animals, magic and adventure. For Orchard she has written three series: Rose, Lily, and Magical Venice. Holly's website is: www.holly-webb.com