Tuesday, November 3, 2009

The Icebound Land

The Icebound Land
By Jonathan Flanagan
Philomel Books, 2007. 266 pgs. Young Adult

Jark Erak, not wanting to leave a losing battle empty-handed, takes Will and Evalyn as prisoners and boards his ship that's heading home to Skandia. With winter setting in and the storm seas fierce, they make port in Icebound Land to wait out the storms. Will and Evalyn decide that their only chance for escape is to flee the island before they reach Skandia to be sold off as slaves. Back home in Araleun, Holt is determined to go after Will, but the King has declined his wishes. Holt resorts to desperate measures to ensure his rescue mission of Will.

The action continues in this great series recommended for any adventure reader.


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