An Exciting Ride Through Ancient Times: Read an Extract from Viper’s Daughter by Michelle Paver

An Exciting Ride Through Ancient Times: Read an Extract from Viper’s Daughter by Michelle Paver

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A bat flitted past Torak as he drew an arrow from his quiver. Wolf raised his muzzle and sniffed the breeze. He glanced at Torak, then into the thicket. There.

They crept between tangled alders, Torak squelching knee-deep in black water, Wolf’s big paws making no sound. Torak picked a hair off a twig: course reddish brown. Elk calves are reddish-brown. The calf’s mother must have hidden it in the thicket while she went to graze.

Torak glanced over his shoulder at the lake. Elk can swim deep underwater. She could be anywhere, diving to the bottom to uproot water lilies with her tongue.

Wolf froze: paw raised, ears rammed forwards. Dimly through the trees, Torak made out a calf-shaped darkness.

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      Publisher details

      Viper's Daughter
      Author
      Michelle Paver
      Publisher
      HarperCollins
      Genre
      Young Adult Fiction
      Released
      02 April, 2020
      ISBN
      9781838933357

      Synopsis

      Viper's Daughter is the seventh book in the award-winning series that began with Wolf Brother, selling over 3 million copies in 36 territories. Like them it can be read as a standalone story.For two summers Torak and Renn have been living in the Forest with their faithful pack-brother, Wolf. But their happiness is shattered when Renn realizes Torak is in danger – and she's the threat.When she mysteriously disappears, Torak and Wolf brave the Far North to find her. At the mercy of the Sea Mother and haunted by ravenous ice bears, their quest leads them to the Edge of the World. There they must face an enemy more evil than any they've encountered.Viper's Daughter plunges you back into the Stone-Age world of Torak, Renn and Wolf: a world of demons, Hidden People and exhilarating adventure which has entranced millions of readers.
      Michelle Paver
      About the author

      Michelle Paver

      Michelle Paver was born in Central Africa but moved to England as a child. After gaining a degree in Biochemistry from Oxford University she became a partner in a city law firm, but eventually gave that up to write full time. She is the bestselling author of the adult gothic novels Dark Matter and Thin Air and the prizewinning, children's series, Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, which sold a million copies.

      Books by Michelle Paver

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