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'Utterly enthralling. Karen Mahoney is a brilliant storyteller.’ Richelle Mead, New York Times bestselling author of the Vampire Academy series

'Utterly enthralling. Karen Mahoney is a brilliant storyteller.’ Richelle Mead, New York Times bestselling author of the Vampire Academy series

FREAK.

That's what her classmates call seventeen-year-old Donna Underwood. When she was seven, a horrific fey attack killed her father and drove her mother mad. Donna's own nearly fatal injuries from the assault were fixed by magic, which branded her hands and arms with iron tattoos. The child of alchemists, Donna feels cursed by the magical heritage that destroyed her parents and any chance she had for a normal life. The only thing that keeps her sane and grounded is her relationship with her best friend, Navin Sharma. When the vicious wood elves - the darkest outcasts of Faerie - abduct Navin, Donna finally has to accept her role in the centuries-old war between the humans and the fey. Assisted by Xan, a gorgeous half-fey dropout with secrets of his own, Donna races to save her friend - even if it means betraying everything her parents fought to protect.

Reviews

‘Dark and beautiful, sensual and dangerous, utterly enthralling. Karen Mahoney is a brilliant storyteller, blending magic and alchemy with bold, captivating characters who step right off the page and draw you into their world. You'll fall under this book's spell.’ Richelle Mead, NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of the VAMPIRE ACADEMY series

‘Mahoney's debut sizzles with romance and alchemical swashbuckling, but it's the steadfast character of Donna Underwood that kept me hooked. Her choices, her loyalty, her determination - all make for a refreshing and captivating read. The only problem with THE IRON WITCH is that the next book can't come fast enough.’ Tiffany Trent, author of IN THE SERPENT’S COILS

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781864718270

    February 1, 2011

    Random House Australia Children's

    304 pages

    RRP $18.99

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  • EBook

    9781742756356

    February 1, 2011

    Random House Australia

    304 pages

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