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Ruth Hatfield

Biography

Ruth Hatfield

Ruth Hatfield lives in Cambridge, however as a field archaeologist she is often to be found in far flung locations around the world. Ruth has been writing stories for most of her life, and what she loves most is to explore the way in which imagination gives limitless possibilities to make our own lives extraordinary. In her spare time she eats books, gallops around on horses, pedals around on her bike and tries not to break too many bones. 
 
Her debut novel, THE BOOK OF STORMS, is due to be published in the UK by Hot Key Books in November 2014 and in the US by Henry Holt in January 2015. 

Ruth Hatfield

Books by Ruth Hatfield

by Ruth Hatfield - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction
Danny's cousin Tom has been killed --- and forgotten. All memories of Tom have been erased, as though he had never existed. For a while, there is peace. Until Danny remembers. Determined to restore what has been lost, Danny seeks out Cath, living far from civilization. But other troubles loom. 
by Ruth Hatfield - Adventure, Children's 10+, Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 10+, Youth Fiction

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.

by Ruth Hatfield - Fantasy, Young Adult 10+

Eleven-year-old Danny O’Neill has never been what you’d call adventurous. But when he wakes the morning after a storm to find his house empty, his parents gone, and himself able to hear the thoughts of a dying tree, he has no choice but to set out to find answers. He soon learns that the enigmatic Book of Storms holds the key to what he seeks . . . but unraveling its mysteries won’t be easy. If he wants to find his family, he’ll have to face his worst fears and battle terrifyingly powerful enemies, including the demonic Sammael himself.