Zak Turner - A New Life

Zak Turner - A New Life

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When ten year old ace junior footballer Zak Turner ended up having a scuffle with the cheating goalie in the school playground, he triggered a series of events that changed his life and the lives of those around him forever.
Like all ten year old boys, Zak had read the stories about Harry Potter, and secretly dreamed of a life at Hogwarts. Little did he realise that there was a real life wizard in his own class at primary school, or that it was the secretive son and heir of a very wealthy and important local landowner and businessman!
A New Life is the first novel in the series, and relates the dramatic changes and events that occur in Zak Turner's life as he turns eleven and starts his journey to manhood in the Yorkshire Dales in England, hiding a secret too valuable to be shared...
The Zak Turner series follows Zak's life and the lives of his close friends through their secondary school careers, whether that's at non-magical Netherdale Academy, or magical Mhonarr Castle, or in Zak's case both!
Netherdale is in the depths of the Yorkshire Dales, and is based on real locations with their names changed. Those who live there today will recognise them, and may even recognise some of the characters in the books. Mhonarr Castle? Well, that might be somewhere in Scotland, or it might not... No-one knows really, but there's no way to get there except by magical means, so you're not going to stumble across it on your travels. You'll also not find it in the first book of the series, for Mhonarr only makes its appearance in the second book, Zak Turner - Wizard Summer.
The series has a supporting website with more details and information about all the books in the series - visit to find out more, or if you want a signed copy.
Noel Pogson is the author of the fan fiction books The Flight Of The Dragon and The Dragons Den, available free from the Zak Turner website. Having grown up in North Yorkshire, the Zak Turner series is set in an area of the country close to his heart, and locals will recognise many of the locations he uses, and might even recognise a few cameo appearances!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 438 pages
  • 125 x 195 x 23mm | 440g
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 099287470X
  • 9780992874704

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