All Michelle’s Books

Dark Matter


January 1937. Clouds of war are gathering over a fogbound London. Twenty-eight year old Jack is poor, lonely and desperate to change his life. So when he’s offered the chance to be the wireless operator on an Arctic expedition, he jumps at it. Spirits are high as the ship leaves more →

Ghost Hunter


Ghost Hunter is the final book in Michelle’s Chronicles of Ancient Darkness series – and the book that won her Britain’s most prestigious children’s writing prize, the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize. As winter approaches and Souls’ Night draws near, the Eagle Owl Mage holds the clans in the grip of more →

Oath Breaker


When he was outcast, Torak was the hunted one. The following spring, he becomes the hunter when he swears to avenge the killing of one of his closest friends.  To fulfil his oath he must brave the hidden valleys of the Deep Forest, where the clans have reverted to the more →



The dreadful secret that Torak carries with him at the close of Soul Eater is revealed and he is cast out from the clans. It’s his fourteenth summer.  He’s alone, cut off even from Wolf and Renn.  Hunted and on the run he takes refuge in unknown territory – the more →

Soul Eater


Torak has survived the summer and his heart-stopping adventure in the Seal Islands.  He and Wolf are together again.   But their reunion is all too short-lived.   As mid-winter approaches Torak learns the worst from the White Fox clan – Wolf has been snatched. In a desperate bid to more →

Spirit Walker


In Spirit Walker, a horrible sickness attacks the Clans, and Torak has to find the cure.  His search takes him across the Sea to the islands of the Seal Clan, where he encounters demons and killer whales, and gets closer to uncovering the truth behind his father’s death, as well more →

Wolf Brother


The book that started a series that has sold over 2.5 million copies in 30 languages worldwide. Six thousand years ago.  Evil stalks the land.  Only twelve-year-old Torak and his wolf-cub companion can defeat it.  Their journey together takes them through deep forests, across giant glaciers, and into dangers they more →

The Serpent’s Tooth


Since she was twelve years old, Belle has lived with a secret – a secret which cuts her off from her family, and isolates her wherever she goes. Against the unfolding horror of the Great War, her search for peace takes her from the brittle gaiety of English country house more →

Fever Hill


Nothing about Sophie Monroe is ‘appropriate’. She’s too outspoken, too determined, and her childhood hero, Ben Kelly, grew up in appalling poverty in the London slums.  Her only haven is Eden, the hauntingly beautiful plantation in Jamaica, where her sister Madeleine leads a charmed existence with her husband and children. more →

The Shadow Catcher


EDEN. In the depths of the lush Jamaican forest stands a ruined house of haunting beauty – the last remains of a great estate founded on slavery. Abandoned for decades, it still casts its spell down the generations. A place of dreams, magic and madness. Worlds away, ten-year-old Madeleine’s untroubled more →