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Uncontrollable power. Unbelievable darkness.
Callie Hall is a real-life witch with incredible powers she can't control. Witchcraft might seem hard, but lighting candles with her fingers and casting protective spells can't prepare her for what's coming.
In the tunnels beneath St Andrews, something is lurking: a dark and dangerous presence that threatens everything. Callie needs help, but can she trust best friend Josh with her secret? And, together, can they defeat the darkness?
'This is a modern-day Harry Potter set near a Scottish school in St Andrews... I cannot recommend this book highly enough.'
-- Daily Record Book Club
'All told, a solid 4 stars.'
-- 2 the Point Book Reviews blog
'A coming of age story with a paranormal/witchy twist.'
-- Tome Tender Blog
'The characterisation is excellent, and I particularly like the way Callie is shown struggling to get to terms with her powers which read almost as hormonal energy...This is elegant writing... a pacey, thoughtful, scary, exhilarating read and highly recommended.'
-- The School Librarian (SLA)
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