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“What is a Sentinel? A guard. A killer. A detective.’
You see them every day, but you would have no idea who they really are or the power they hold. They are the world’s best kept-secret – and now the world needs them more than ever.
Mobilised against the devastating return of centuries-old dark forces, the Sentinels face their greatest challenge and a threat to their ancient existence. And when 15-year-old Nicholas Hallow’s parents are killed in a suspicious train crash, the teenager is drawn into a world where nothing is quite what it seems.
Against the backdrop of a summer snowstorm, Nicholas and hardy pensioner Sam Wilkins embark on a treacherous journey in which their pursuers are never far behind.
A young adult dark fantasy set in Cambridge, Sentinel is the first book in the thrilling Sentinel Trilogy. Filled with action, mystery, monsters and murder, it takes the reader on a terrifying adventure with unconventional heroes and a touch of magic.
Joshua Winning is a freelance film journalist and contributing editor for Total Film magazine. Sentinel is his debut novel.
“A great, imaginative, gripping read...” Nev Pierce, Editor-at-Large, Empire
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|No of pages||266|
|Publication Date||1 May 2014|
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Price Value Quality'Sentinel' is the story of Nicholas, a 15-year-old boy who loses both parents tragically and then finds out they had been keeping a major secret from him.
I was captivated by this book from start to finish! I thought the characters were well written and the good guys were easy to like. There was a solid sense of realism making everything feel that much more authentic; from Nicholas' grief at his parents death to a couple of characters coping with a dad with Alzheimer's. The story itself was mysterious with action-packed sequences and a few nicely plotted twists and turns. There were definitely some surprises I did not see coming!
I had no complaints with this book. This was a quick, easy read that kept me intrigued and entertained. There were some very emotional moments and the ending just made me want more! I very much look forward to the next part of this trilogy.
This is suitable for YA readers and I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys fantasy novels. The story is excellent and I can't wait to see what happens next!