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“A thrilling mash-up of history and fantasy.”
- Kirkus Reviews
"Entertaining, gripping and full of action and plot twists."
Sunday Express
"This imaginative, innovative tale is sure to keep readers hooked, young or old."
The Guardian
"Action-packed and unashamedly fun."
Derek Landy, best-selling author of the ‘Skulduggery Pleasant’ series
"I quite literally couldn't put it down… I love the mix of folklore, history, magic and technology that this AU Britain has. I already can't wait for book 2!"
Robin Stevens, best-selling author of ‘The Wells & Wong Mysteries’

Check out the Defender of the Realm website here.

Huckerby & Ostler introduce Defender of the Realm.

Nick Ostler wrote a piece for the Guardian Children’s Book site about the differences between writing for TV and writing books.