An epic magical adventure that spans the high seas.
Maria Kuzniar spent six years living in Spain, teaching English and travelling the world, which inspired her debut novel The Ship of Shadows. Now she lives in Nottingham with her husband, where she reads and writes as much as she can and bookstagrams at @cosyreads. She is always planning her next adventure and you can visit her at https-//www.mariakuzniar.co.uk/ (watch out for the pirates!).
A feast for the imagination . . . an enthralling adventure. * Abi
Elphinstone, author of Sky Song *
This swashbuckling tale has it all - storms in jars, magic kraken bells, lost cities and a truly unique pirate ship. I loved it. * Alex Bell, author of The Polar Bear Explorers' Club *
You'll feel like you've travelled the world with Maria Kuzniar's immersive writing and engaging characters. . . Thrilling, exciting and intriguing and I can't wait for the next instalment! * Rhiannon, Waterstones bookseller *
Vibrant, fast-paced and full of exciting ideas. Looking forward to the next adventure. * Jo B, Bookseller *
An excellent adventure that is sure to steal the hearts of many young readers. The cover is just as lovely as the story inside. * Nicole B, Netgalley reviewer *
This incredible adventure has everything! A crew of fierce female pirates, treasure to be found, magic and a journey to a lost city. Myths, legends, hopes, dreams, family and friendship and finally feeling as though you belong. I want to belong to the family on The Ship of Shadows. * Erin H, Librarian *
I loved every moment of it and already can't wait for the next in the series. * John M, Netgalley reviewer *
I loved getting to know the characters in the book as they travel land and sea on their adventures. It is brilliantly written by Maria Kuzniar. This is a book for everyone who has dreams and is determined to follow them. * Donna R, Netgalley reviewer *