Author(s): Garth Nix & Sean Williams
Odo doesn't want to be a knight. His friend Eleanor does. But it's Odo who's chosen by Hildebard Shining Foebiter when the ancient sword is woken by Odo's blood. Foebiter doesn't care that Odo has doubts and Eleanor may make a better knight. There are quests to pursue. Odo's blood has spoken. So what's the hold-up? A funny, exciting adventure about two friends and a sword with attitude.
GARTH NIX was born in 1963 in Melbourne, Australia. A full-time writer since 2001, he previously worked as a literary agent, marketing consultant, book editor, book publicist, book sales representative, bookseller, and as a part-time soldier in the Australian Army Reserve. Garth's books include the award-winning young adult fantasy novels Sabriel, Lirael, Abhorsen and Clariel; the dystopian novel Shade's Children; and the space opera A Confusion of Princes. His fantasy novels for children include The Ragwitch; the six books of the Seventh Tower sequence; the Keys to the Kingdom series; and the Troubletwisters series and Spirit Animals: Blood Ties (co- written with Sean Williams). More than five million copies of his books have been sold around the world, his books have appeared on the bestseller lists of theNew York Times, Publishers Weekly, the Times and The Australian, and his work has been translated into more than forty-one languages. He lives in a Sydney beach suburb with his wife and two children. Sean Williams is best known internationally for his award-winning space opera series and novels set in the Star Wars universe, many co-written with Shane Dix. These include the Astropolis, Evergence, Orphans and Geodesica series