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The Color of Darkness

The Color of Darkness

The Book of Storms Trilogy (Volume 2)

Ruth Hatfield

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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After rescuing his parents, Danny returns to his old life, burying the taro that allowed him to speak to animals, trees, and the very storms that led to his adventure. Danny thinks he's left magic and mystery behind, but Sammael, a creature of terrible imagination, refuses to let him go.

A strange new girl, Cath, enters Danny's world, bringing with her a message: Danny's cousin Tom has sold his soul to Sammael. It's up to Danny and Cath to find Tom and stop Sammael, who seeks to destroy humankind once and for all.

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CHAPTER 1


TOM


 


“Get down! They’re coming!”


Johnny White barely whispered the warning, but Tom Fletcher instantly ducked his head behind a tree root and pressed himself...

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Ruth Hatfield

Ruth Hatfield is a sometime archaeologist, sometime technician who lives in Cambridge, England. When she's not writing or digging or making circuit boards, she spends her time belting around on a bike and roaming the countryside on her cantankerous horse. The Color of Darkness is the follow-up to her debut book, The Book of Storms.

Ruth Hatfield

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