The Secret Country
For the past nine years, cousins Patrick, Ruth, Ellen, Ted, and Laura have played at "The Secret"-a game full of witches, unicorns, a magic ring and court intrigue. In The Secret, they can imagine anything into reality, and shape destiny. Then the unbelievable happens: by trick or by chance,... show more
For the past nine years, cousins Patrick, Ruth, Ellen, Ted, and Laura have played at "The Secret"-a game full of witches, unicorns, a magic ring and court intrigue. In The Secret, they can imagine anything into reality, and shape destiny. Then the unbelievable happens: by trick or by chance, they find themselves in the Secret Country, their made-up identities now real. They have arrived at the start of their game, with the Country on the edge of war. What was once exciting and wonderful now looms threateningly before them, and no one is sure how to stop it . . . or if they will ever get back home.
Publish date: October 13th 2003
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: The Secret Country (#1)
So this book came to my attention years ago thanks to a certain plagarist. I picked it up a year or two ago and finally sat down to read it. Overall good, it's about a group of cousins who after years of creating and playing in a fantasy world, stumble into it. They meet the characters that they h...
Review taken from my blog, The Haunting of Orchid ForsythiaThe Secret Country and I have a few years worth of history. The first time I read it, about five years ago, I just fell in love with the world and couldn't sleep after finishing the first book, so I begged (yep, I was that desperate) my mom ...
I first read this book when I was in grade school and was instantly hooked, and incredibly disappointed to find out it was the first of a trilogy! I ended up losing the book in a move soon after and forgot the title and author for years, only to stumble upon it last year in a used book shop. A funny...
OMG so awesome. Two siblings and their three cousins fall through a hedge into a magical realm—one they used to pretend was real. Like a non-preachy version of Narnia, but with better characterization and a more intriguing framing device. In fact, each and every character is well-rounded and interes...