Author(s): Maurice Gee
For Susan and Nick the adventure at last seems at an end. They are leaving he magical land of O, the scene of The Halfmen of O and The Priests of Ferris. But even as they prepare to step back to earth, strange and evil forces reach out to ensnare them.
For Susan - and for the Motherstone - there is one final frightening task. This last thrilling book in Maurice Gee's saga of the land of O brings the trilogy to an action-packed climax.
Maurice Gee has long been considered one of New Zealand's finest writers. He has written more than thirty books for adults and young adults and has won numerous literary awards, including the UK's James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction, the Wattie Award, the Deutz Medal for Fiction, the New Zealand Fiction Award and the New Zealand Children's Book of the Year Award. Maurice lives in Nelson, in New Zealand's South Island, with his wife Margareta, and has two daughters and a son.