The Secret of the Swords

The first book in a fun and exciting series by award-winning author Frances Watt Kate Greenaway Medal winner Gregory Rogers, introducing Tommy – feisty kitchen hand who longs to be knight. When is finally promoted Keeper of the Blades, will missing sword ruin everything? Tommy, girl at Flamant Castle, dreams becoming knight when she made caring for all swords castle armoury, it seems like her dream might come true. But then Sir Walter’s most valuable goes from room. Will able find before sent back disgrace? Introducing new character girls (and their parents teachers) love adventure want an alternative ‘pink’ books. Created Watts, CBCA Award Winner huge bestseller Kisses Daddy.

An ancient bloodline. A powerful enemy. hidden sword with the power to save or destroy Earth. Ian Dekker is a twenty-five-year-old filmmaker and hockey fanatic living happy life in Toronto, but little does he know his destiny about change forever. The arrival of mysterious letter from deceased grandfather draws him back home city Montreal, grandfather’s old house, where follows clues that lead an astonishing truth. descendant Pendragons: family who, Middle Ages, established vast empire Western Europe, giving rising legendary figures such as High King Uther, whose mentor was none other than great wizard Merlin. However, learns, Uther had jealous sibling named Morgana, after her brother’s shadow, turned darkness order gain exact revenge. Merlin managed trap Morgana inside Excalibur—but now, centuries later, she on brink escaping magical prison help loyal followers. This comes in. Just like before him, must harness magic inner strength keep evil at bay. Armed only journal, myth life, swept into adventure takes across world between realms—from light shadow—as accepts destiny. By side childhood friend, Kate, well mother, Lynn, who both navigate waters history. Ian’s courage are tested searches for answers, meeting cruel enemies along way use trickery possession pursue quest. In this story, good have same destination, legacy grandson—fuelled by love trust—can complete destruction.

The protagonist, the 16-year-old Amanda is only child of an Inn keeper in scottish Highlands. Her life was pretty uneventful and protected until one cold January morning some dreadful news turned everything upside down. “Clouds powdery snow drifted across frozen meadows like bands golden gossamer as sun rose over Glen Orchy. lay awake, gazing at crystalline ice flowers that had covered her window overnight. Soon she would have to get out cosy bed help grandmother prepare food for inn’s early guests. Today first market day after Hogmanay so be crowded with travelling tradesman, farmers people from surrounding villages hamlets. eagerly looked forward hearing, latest juicy gossip but most all, visit best friends. It going a fantastic day; thought closed eyes, hoping could remain bit longer. Little did know longed hear shatter replace feeling tranquillity fear tribulation. Soon, very soon, learn survival depended on friends loyalty, ability fight beings believed exist myths legends.