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"The intense, vibrant sequel to Maynard Trigg, a brilliant mystery set in a school of extraordinary characters where no one is safe. Absolute page turner in one of the most creative fantasy settings I've seen in years."

Clyde Hollanback

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"McNeill does the impossible: an intricate sequel that keeps you turning one more page until you reach the end."

Amina Hamdan

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"Both a genre romp and a meditation that delivers an expansion of Maynard's world while running rings around everything I loved about Harry Potter. A masterful handle of the craft that had me grinning, punching the air and gasping. I can't wait for what's next."

Kerstin V. Jene

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Snow falls on Carthage skyport. Rumours of revolution stir in the east, while the denizens of Carthage prepare for the mid-winter festival.

Among the areonauts and revellers is the loud-mouthed Maynard Trigg, the councillor's son. When a pirate from his family's past appears warning of coming danger, Maynard is swept from his life into an adventure that spans across opensky, drawing him toward the heart of civilization, and embroils him in the storm of a bloody revolution that awaits the resurrection of a dead King.

Welcome to the world of Maynard Trigg.

  • An unexpected hero

    Follow Maynard Trigg, a brash, loud-mouthed youngster as he flees from Carthage skyport into the dangerous world of thieves, revolutionaries and pirates.

  • A new world to uncover

    Discover the diverse and dangerous openskies where mysterious Dust separates the world from what lies below, and great galleons ferry passengers and pirates alike from skyport to skyport.

  • Stand with legends

    Join legendary Detectors Abbey Blackthorn, Moony The Crow, and come face to face with the explosive events that inch the world once more to revolution.