I’m really excited to be sharing with you today the cover of Sinéad O’Hart’s captivating debut, The ‘Eye of the North’. This wonderful story will be published on the 8th February 2018 by Stripes publishing.
So without further ado here it is…….
Illustrated by Sara Mulvanny with cover design by Sophie Bransby it really is a joy to behold, such a vibrant and eye-catching cover. I absolutely love how this glorious cover sums up perfectly the epic adventure that Emmeline Widget finds herself on in the hunt to discover the truth about the disappearance her parents. Imagine if you will, dastardly villains, terrifying sea monsters and an unforgettable dangerous journey where unlikely friendship are formed and this just gives you a flavour of the brilliance of ‘The Eye of the North.’ I was totally entranced and swept away by this extraordinary, thrilling tale that moved at such a swift pace that it left me breathless. It held me tight in it’s grip with it’s wonderfully compelling storytelling all the way through to its dramatic and exhilarating finale. Intrigued? Let’s find out more……
The Eye of the North
For as long as she could remember, Emmeline Widget had been sure her scientists parents were trying to kill her. But when they mysteriously disappear, Emmeline finds herself flung into an epic adventure that takes her beyond the barriers of her world and deep into the frozen north. Along the trail she befriends an assorted cast of characters, and together they face the dangerous and the deadly. Not everybody wants Emmeline to succeed, Doctor Siegfried Bauer is resolute on summoning a mythical beast from the depths of the ice. And he is not the only one….The Northwitch has laid claim to the creature, too. Can Emmeline face one of the greatest legends of all time and live to tell that tale?
Sinéad O’Hart’ lives in County Meath, near Dublin with her husband and their daughter. She has a degree in Medieval Studies. a PhD in Old and Middle English Language and Literature and can read Middle English with perfect fluency. The Eye of the North is Sinéad’s first book. You can find out more by visiting her website of following her on Twitter.
Thank you to Beth and Stripes publishing for inviting me to host the cover reveal, ‘The Eye of the North’ is available to pre-order from any good bookshop or online.