Dark forces are abroad once more in the Old Kingdom. Lirael, solitary daughter of the Clayr, and Sameth, the reluctant Abhorsen-in-Waiting, both seek the same man who may hold the key to an ancient evil stirring in the West. But the Dead cant be laid to rest until the strange secret linking the fate of Lirael and Sameth is revealed.
Garth Nix is the bestselling author of numerous books including the award-winning fantasy novels Sabriel, Lirael and Abhorsen and the Keys to the Kingdom series.
Winner of Ditmar Award for Best Australian Long Fiction 2002.