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The Notorious Scarlett
and Browne

Buried cities!
Giant owls!

Welcome to the fast-paced fantasy adventure set in a broken, future England, following the further exploits of the outlaws Scarlett and Browne.

Scarlett McCain and Albert Browne have outwitted their pursuers and escaped into the wilderness once more, and it's not long before they become famous for their audacious heists across the Seven Kingdoms. Yet neither is fully able to escape the shackles of the past - as they discover when a dangerous job turns sour.

Soon old enemies and sinister new threats are pressing in on every side, and Scarlett and Browne must pull off an impossible mission and strike out against The Faith Houses and the Brothers of the Hand if they are to save the people they hold most dear.



US edition available in hardback, ebook and audio book from April 2023
Ptolemy's Gate
UK paperback available from 7th July 2022


"Humorous, nail-biting and rich in unexpected turns of phrase, this is beautifully constructed storytelling of the first order."
Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times

“Full of adventure, mystery, humour and fantasy this book has everything you would want in a story.”
Little Blog of Library Treasures

“Pleasingly violent, sprinkled with some brilliant nuggets of very dry humour…I know I will not be the only one on tenterhooks waiting for book three.”
Mrs Sydney's World's Smallest Library

“…everything I want from a teen/YA fantasy adventure: action-packed, fast-paced, with quippy dialogue, intriguing mysteries and plenty of creepy moments – the sort of book that you can't help but fly through."

“There are plenty of laugh-out-loud moments alongside rip-roaring action, thrills, and danger... I will be waiting with bated breath for the final book in the series."

“We simply couldn't put it down!”
The Stripey Badger Bookshop and Café, Yorkshire, UK

“A thrill from start to finish!”
Éadaoin Kennedy, Dubray Rathmines



German edition available in hardback, ebook and audio book from September 2022


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