‘The Lost Girl King echoes Lord of the Rings and Narnia, whilst being original and fresh. It’s sure to become a classic of its own’ – Aisha Bushby, author of A Pocketful of Stars‘A glorious gulp of a summer adventure’ – Piers Torday, author of The Lost Wild‘Nobody writes peril, wit and wonder as well as Catherine Doyle ? a modern Diana Wynne Jones’ – Dave Rudden, author of Irish Children’s Book of the Year, Knights of the Borrowed Dark**********Amy and Liam Bell have been packed off to stay at Gran’s house in the wilds of Connemara for the summer. Out for a walk on the first morning of their holiday, they trace the flight of a hawk to a nearby waterfall – only to watch the bird disappear through it. Intrigued, the children follow and soon realise they’ve discovered the entrance to TÃ¬r na nÃg, the legendary land of eternal youth.But they’ve been tricked. Almost immediately Liam is captured by a troop of headless horsemen who take him to Tarlock, the ruling sorcerer of TÃ¬r na nÃg, who is seeking the bones of a human child for a sinister new spell.Packed with edge-of-your seat adventure, incredible imagination, humour and warmth, The Lost Girl King is the rare kind of story that has you reading long past lights out.