To Bear an Iron Key
This richly-imagined universe from an acclaimed fixture of YA storytelling introduces a the young witch Bromwyn, a strong heroine who wields great power. Five years ago, Bromwyn refused a gift from the powerful fairy king. Tonight, on Midsummer, that decision comes back to haunt her. When her best friend Rusty picks the wrong pocket, he and Bromwyn are all that stand between their village and the rampaging fairies who have pushed through the World Door. If they cannot outwit the fairy king and queen before the World Door closes at sunrise, the friends will lose everything their village, Bromwyn's magic, and Rusty's life."
- Paperback | 272 pages
- 139.7 x 213.36 x 20.32mm | 340.19g
- 06 May 2014
- United States
""Jackie Morse Kessler has a keen eye for capturing the awkward uncertainty of adolescence, which she wraps quite deliciously in a coating of mystery, fright, and suspense. "Loss "is a treat for readers, a one-of-a-kind, twisty turny carnival ride." --Andrew Smith, author, "The Marbury Lens
About Jackie Morse Kessler
Jackie Morse Kessler is the author of the acclaimed YA series Riders of the Apocalypse, published by Harcourt/Graphia. The first two books in the quartet, "Hunger" and "Rage," are YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers; in addition, "Hunger" has been nominated for several awards while "Rage" is an International Reading Association YA Choice. "Breath," "Loss," and "Rage" are Junior Library Guild selections. She lives in Delmar, New York."