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Books by Garth Nix
Mister Monday
by Garth Nix picture of book cover
Fantasy and Magic for ages 9 - 15 published by Collins
Arthur Penhaligon is about to die, he can feel the cramping in his chest as the asthma attack takes over his body. Then suddenly a strange man appears, Mister Monday, he gives Arthur a key and a notebook and Arthur can breathe again. This was not what was meant to happen, Arthur should have died and the key returned to Mister Monday. So now mister Monday and his dog-faced servants want the key back and are spreading some terrible plague around the local people in their search for Arthur. There is only one thing Arthur can do, he must enter the strange house that has appeared and face whoever or whatever is inside! ...more 1790/801
Available from : Amazon.co.uk
* 4.79, usually dispatched within 2 to 3 days.
Lirael
by Garth Nix picture of book cover
Fantasy and Magic for ages 10 - 16 published by Collins
Lirael has always lived with the Clayr, but still has not received the gift of the Sight, at her fourteenth birthday. Ashamed of being so different from those around her, she spends her time working in the Great Library. She reads all the books she can find and wanders the deep corridors entering rooms that have seen no living thing for hundreds of years. When her loneliness becomes too much to bear she creates a dog out of Charter Magic, but it seems The Disreputable Dog is much more than just charter Magic she seems to also embody some Free Magic as well. As the years pass Lirael is lead deeper into the dark beneath the library until one day she reaches Lirael's path and so takes the first step towards her destiny. Meanwhile outside the Glacier, Sameth, the son of Sabriel and Touchstone is returning to The Old Kingdom when he and his friends are attacked by a necromancer who is intent on catching the young prince. Sameth escapes but is weakened and deeply troubled by his journey into death and is desperate to tell his parents that he cannot be the Abhorsen-in-waiting, but with so many attacks by the dead happening and the rise of a necromancer who hates the royal family Sameth is never given the chance. When Lirael and Sameth's paths cross they both learn that there are some things that they have no choice but to do and some paths they have to follow! ...more 1742/801
Available from : Amazon.co.uk
* 9.09, usually dispatched within 7 to 10 days.
Abhorsen
by Garth Nix picture of book cover
Fantasy and Magic for ages 10 - 16 published by Collins
An ancient evil has been brought out from deep in the ground and Lirael and Sam set out on a desperate mission to stop it being set free from its bonds. Evil is growing all around them, even across the border in Ancestierre. There Touchstone and Sabriel face a battle to stay alive! Lirael realises that the fate of the world rests in her hands, but she is still coming to terms with being the Abhorsen-In-Waiting. How can she possibly discover the means to defeat the Destroyer? And if she does will she be able to find the courage to carry out this awesome task? ...more 1815/801
Available from : Amazon.co.uk
* 9.09, 
Sabriel
by Garth Nix picture of book cover
Fantasy and Magic for ages 10 - 16 published by Collins
As a small child Sabriel was taken across the wall of The Old Kingdom and placed in a school in Ancelstierre. Her father is the Abhorsen, a necromancer whose job it is to make the dead stay that way. One day she is visited by a messenger from death, it brings her the tools her father has always carried. She knows that something terrible must have happened to him and travels back across the Wall into The Old Kingdom to find out exactly what has happened. The Old Kingdom is a frightening world full of parasitical spirits, Mordicants and disgusting Shadow Hands. With a spirit being who inhabits the body of a cat, Sabriel travels through The Old Kingdom, to face the most terrible evil she could possibly imagine! ...more 1560/801
Available from : Amazon.co.uk
* 9.09, usually dispatched within 24 hours.

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