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    • ISBN:9780857381293
    • Publication date:03 Mar 2011
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Unknown Spy, The

Book 2

By Eoin McNamee

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In Book Two in the Ring of Five trilogy, Wilsons Spy Academy has called back their most brilliant trainee spy: Danny Caulfield.

Danny is to be sent on an urgent mission: to find the treaty stone that protects the Upper World before the Ring of Five, leaders of the Cherbs, destroy it and wage war.

Danny and his friend Dixie - a spy who can appear and disappear at will - must set off the Kingdom of Morne to save the stone. But the Cherb children have got there first, and the King of Morne pits Danny against them in a contest for the stone. Lily, a Cherb, reveals to Danny that she is his sister: she urges him to join the Ring of Five with her.

Danny is locked into a battle between the two worlds and with himself. Who's side is he on? Wilsons or the Ring of Five? And how much can he truly trust Lily?

Biographical Notes

Eoin McNamee's books have been shortlisted for the Irish Times Literature Prize and twice longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. His works for children include The Navigator, The Ring of Five and The Ghost Roads. He has lived in London, Dublin and New York, but is now settled in Sligo on the west coast of Ireland.

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  • ISBN: 9780857384652
  • Publication date: 03 Mar 2011
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'captures the reader's attention from the opening paragraph ... The ending will leave the reader looking forward to the final volume of this trilogy with anticipation' Inis. — Inis
Plenty here to keep young teenagers' adrenalin pumping in this Harry Potter/Robert Muchmore mash-up.' Irish Independent — Irish Independent
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