The Circle: Book One of The Sidhe

*** 2014 Moonbeam Children’s Book Silver Award Winner ***

Calum Ranson is sure of three things: his cousin Finley is alive, Calum will find him, and no one knows Calum and his family are Sidhe. No one until Laurel shows up at his mother’s bookstore wearing a dark clan’s mark.

When Calum learns the details surrounding the disappearance of Laurel’s brother, he suspects the evil Hobayeth clan. Calum and Laurel work together in the Realm of Man and the Otherworld to rescue her brother—revealing a connection between Calum and Laurel that may cost Finley his life.

“The Circle is full of magic and mystery. Readers will be engrossed in faerie realms, charming characters, and a state of wonder and imagination. The Circle is for those who delight in reading fantasy and exploring mystical worlds.” – Kathleen Fox,

“Cipriano introduces an amazing world of magic with the Sidhe and she keeps readers guessing as Calum tries to find out what happened to his cousin Finley.” – Ariel, Mother/Gamer/Writer

“A fabulous new series full of folklore, fantasy, and friendship! In her debut novel to The Sidhe series, Cindy Cipriano presents a wonderfully fresh depiction of Fairies and magic, as well as the prominent fears and concerns of most sixth-grade students as they enter middle school and begin to develop new bonds of friendship.” – Through the Open Book

Cindy Cipriano lives in North Carolina and has taught middle school science since 2001. She was named a North Carolina Outstanding Science Teacher in 2009 by the North Carolina Science Teachers Association. In 2012, Cindy received the Burroughs Wellcome Fund PRISM award for innovative teaching. Cindy has a M.Ed. and is a National Board Certified Teacher. She is also a North Carolina Certified Environmental Educator. Cindy is a member of the Drawbridge Writers Group, and the Triad Writers Group. Cindy enjoys speaking at conferences and is available for conference presentations, book club meetings, or other author visits.

Book Details

ISBN: 978-1-922200-04-4 (pbk) | 978-1-922200-05-1 (ebook)

Category: Junior Fiction / Fantasy

Trade paperback: 186 pages

Publication Date: 1 June 2013

RRP: AU $17.95 (pbk) | $3.99 (ebook)

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