Reading level: Middle Grade
Size: 352 pages
Release Date: September 28, 2010
Stand Alone or Series: 1st book in the Invisible Order series
Source: ARC from Amazon Vine
Rating: 5/5 stars
I got an advanced reading copy of this book through the Amazon Vine program. The synopsis of the book sounded wonderful; a young girl in Victorian London stumbles upon another world. I absolutely loved this book. This is the first book in The Invisible Order series by Crilley. The characters and story were very engaging and the atmosphere dark and mysterious. Excellent middle grade fantasy that even adults will get into.
Emily and her brother are orphans trying to scrap buy in the Cheapside part of London. Emily sells Watercress at market and tries to make enough money for them to eat. One day on her way to the market she stumbles upon an epic battle happening in the streets on London; but the people fighting it are peculiar and…small. From there Emily finds herself drawn into an adventure under the streets of London, on a quest to save her brother and possibly her parents, dealing with the horribly unpredictable fairy folk.
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