Synopses & Reviews
Now that Septimus, Jenna, and Beetle are fourteen years old, they have assumed larger roles in their Magykal world. Beetle is the Chief Hermetic Scribe of the Manuscriptorium and Jenna will soon be Queen, but Septimus is still battling the remnants of the Darke Domaine, which will remain until the power of the evil Two-Faced Ring is destroyed forever. To accomplish that, the ancient Alchemie Fyre must be relit—a task that sends Septimus to the very origins of Magyk and Physik, testing both his skills and his loyalties to ExtraOrdinary Wizard Marcia Overstrand and Alchemist Marcellus Pye.
In a journey that encapsulates the entire Septimus Heap series, Septimus continues to discover who he is and expand upon his Magykal power and skills. fyre weaves together every character from the series and incorporates many of the Magykal places from each book. Written with Angie Sage's distinctive humor and heart, Fyre is the grand finale that celebrates the greatest Magyk of all: When the Fyre inside is kindled and when the Time Is Right, anything is possible.
Praise for Magyk: “A quick-reading, stand-alone, deliciously spellbinding series opener.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
Praise for Flyte: Terrifically entertaining. Fans of the first book will be delighted with this sequel to Septimuss story.” Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) (Starred Review)
Praise for Physik: “Readers will be indubitably hookedworrying, laughing, and gasping over the nonstop adventures of the engaging troupe. Fans of the first two books will not be disappointed with this installment and will certainly hope for more.” Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) (Starred Review)
Praise for Queste: “The saga of wizard-in-training Septimus Heap cruises through its fourth episode. . .thanks to generous wads of breezy charm, gusts of spectacular Magyk and a buoyant plot combining drama and comedy in just the right proportions.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
Praise for Syren: “Syren is Sage at her best: its full of fun, adventure, humor, irony, friendship, loyalty, and nonstop action.” School Library Journal
Praise for Darke: “A memorable, edge-of-the-seat escapade that will enthrall confirmed fans and newbies alike.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“To wrap up her deservedly popular series, Sage calls back nearly all of the first six volumes cast members, living and dead, for a fresh flurry of Magykal feats and threats from the Darke.” Kirkus Reviews
“Sage is a master of her created world, paying devoted attention to the smallest detail; the world and the characters in it are as vivid and engaging in this final installment as they have been throughout the Septimus Heap series.” ALA Booklist
Favorite characters return in this stunning seventh and final book in Angie Sage's New York Times
bestselling magykal series: ExtraOrdinary Wizard Marcia Overstrand, Alchemist Marcellus Pye, and of course Septimus Heap, Jenna, Beetle, Simon, Lucy, and the rest of the Heap gang.
Jenna will soon be Queen and Beetle is now Chief Hermetic Scribe. Septimus, however, must rid the Castle of the Darke Domaine by destroying the Two-Faced Ring. His skills in both Magyk and Physik will be tested, as will his loyalties.
Filled with Angie Sage's characteristic humor and heart, Fyre is a grand finale that is fantasy adventure at its best.
About the Author
Angie Sage was born in London and grew up in the Thames Valley, London, and Kent. She now lives in Somerset in a very old house that has a 480-year-old painting of King Henry VIII on the wall. The seven books in her original Septimus Heap series are international bestsellers. She is also the author of the Araminta Spookie series.
Mark Zug has illustrated many collectible card games, including Magic: The Gathering and Dune, as well as books and magazines. He lives in Pennsylvania.