The first book of a major fantasy series from New York Times bestselling authors Garth Nix and Sean Williams, in which twins find that they must act as wards against a threatening evil.
'Come to us, Troubletwisters, join us ... welcome, most welcome!'
When their home mysteriously explodes around their ears, twins Jack and Jaide are sent to stay with a grandmother they have never met, in a town they have never heard of. Portland might seem boring and quiet, but it soon becomes apparent that Grandma X is more than a little eccentric, and there are very strange happenings in the town. Talking cats, swarms of cockroaches, a miniature tornado trashing their room - the twins are about to find out what it means to be a troubletwister!
About The Author
Garth Nix is best known for his award-winning fantasies Sabriel, Lirael and Abhorsen and the seven books of the Keys to the Kingdom series. His books have appeared on the bestseller lists of the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, the Guardian, the Sunday Times and the Australian. Garth lives in Sydney with his wife and two sons.
Sean Williams is best known for his award-winning space opera series and is the number-one New York Times-best-selling author of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. He is also the author of the Broken Land trilogy for young adults and the Books of the Change. Sean lives in Adelaide with his wife and family.
For Ages: 9 - 13 years old
Number Of Pages: 324
Published: 1st May 2011
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.8 x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.31