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Product Description

Stay alive, stay astride, out of the bloody water. To race these savage water horses is blood and joy, sand and suicide. Are you ready to ride…? Every November, the Scorpio Races are run beneath the chalk cliffs of Skarmouth. Thousands gather to watch, as the sea washes blood from the sand. No steeds are more beautiful, fearless or deadly than the capaill uisce – the wild water horses. Yet every year, the foolhardy risk their lives to ride. Some are chasing the winnings. Some, like Sean, are chasing danger. And others, like Puck, are forced to ride… Yup: it’s a boy meets girl story – on horseback. But only one can be first to the finish line. And that’s if they actually survive…

  • A Printz Honor winner – an exhilarating whirlwind of a love story
  • By the no. 1 bestselling author of Shiver and The Raven Cycle
  • A tale of romance, beauty and danger told in dazzling, lyrical style
  • “Masterful… like nothing else out there now” – Kirkus Reviews

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781407129853

Date published

October 6th, 2011

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 5.5; Upper years; 17.0 points

Other details
  • 496 pages
Condition

New

UK edition

Author/Illustrator

Maggie Stiefvater

Maggiest 576201

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  1. Aysha, Book Club Review Team
    on 18 October 2011

    Complicated but intriguing

    A complicated, yet intriguing book by Maggie Stiefvater, the author of Shiver. If you enjoyed the captivating storyline of Shiver, you’ll love the originality of The Scorpio Races.

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