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Series: Relic Master


THE MARGRAVE by Catherine Fisher
FICTION
Released: Aug. 9, 2011

"Readers who came for the adventure will be left pondering the fragile alliance between mercy, justice, duty and responsibility. (Science fiction. 11-16)"
The conclusion to Fisher's science-fantasy quartet satisfies, despite failing to answer a number of nagging questions. Read full book review >
THE HIDDEN CORONET by Catherine Fisher
FICTION
Released: July 12, 2011

" Anyone who has kept up with the story will be on tenterhooks for the concluding volume. (Science fiction. 11-16)"
The stakes are rising and the tone is darkening in the third title of this quartet, the science-fictional underpinnings of which are becoming more prominent. Read full book review >
THE LOST HEIRESS by Catherine Fisher
FICTION
Released: June 14, 2011

"A sturdy, above-average adventure tale with flashes of brilliance. (Fantasy. 11-16)"
Character development trumps story advancement in this second entry of a fantasy tetralogy. Read full book review >
THE DARK CITY by Catherine Fisher
FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2011

"Well-crafted storytelling provides more than the sum of its parts. (Fantasy. 11-16)"
A gripping fantasy adventure, the first of a tetralogy, satisfies but does not surprise. Read full book review >