Synopses & Reviews
It's been a year since Septimus Heap discovered his real family and true calling to be a wizard. As Apprentice to Extra Ordinary Wizard Marcia Overstrand, he is learning the fine arts of Conjurations, Charms, and other Magyk, while Jenna is adapting to life as the Princess and enjoying the freedom of the Castle.
But there is something sinister at work. Marcia is constantly trailed by a menacing Darke Shadow, and Septimus's brother Simon seems bent on a revenge no one understands. Why is the Darke Magyk still lingering?
Bringing fantasy to new heights, Angie Sage continues the journey of Septimus Heap with her trademark humor and all of the clever details readers have come to love.
"Terrifically entertaining....Fans of the first book will be delighted with this sequel to Septimus's story." VOYA
"Purists will scowl, but many readers, won over by Sage's confiding, whimsical tone and tightly interlocking plot elements, will welcome Septimus Heap as their second-favorite wizard." Booklist
As apprentice to ExtraOrdinary Wizard Marcia Overstrand, Septimus Heap is learning the fine arts of Conjurations, Charms, and other Magyk, while Jenna is adapting to life as the Princess. But they soon realize there is something sinister at work in the second book of the series.
About the Author
Angie Sage lives and writes in a house by a creek in Cornwall, England. When she is not writing about the Heaps, she likes to sail her boat, Muriel. Ms. Sage has created many picture books and chapter books for children, as well as the first book about Septimus Heap, Magyk.