Marcus Sedgwick is certainly a name to look out for if you're in search of fast-paced, gripping stories for an avid reader. Brilliantly told, his third, extraordinary novel is a truly captivating tale, compelling from the very first page. A girl snatched from the wolves, a sealed box that can only be opened by one person, a sinister stranger nearing the end of his quest, and a boy destined to lead his clan are woven together in this riveting story of betrayal and ancient magic. Mystery, intrigue and danger blaze through the darkness of this brilliant book. A great read for children aged 12 years and above.