A new YA fantasy/sci-fi novel from award winning author, Rachael Craw. The Rift is available in all good bookstores throughout New Zealand and Australia from November 1st 2018. Published by Walker Books Australia.
When the Rift opens, death follows.
For generations, the Rangers of Black Water Island have guarded the Old Herd against horrors released by the Rift. Cal West, an apprentice Ranger with a rare scar and even rarer gifts, fights daily to prove he belongs within their ranks. After nine years away, Meg Archer returns to her childhood home only to find the Island is facing a new threat that not even the Rangers are prepared for. Meg and Cal can’t ignore their attraction, but can they face their darkest fears to save the Island from disaster?
PRAISE FOR THE RIFT:
Nelson: November 6th @The Elma Turner Library
Auckland: November 10th @The Dorothy Butler Bookshop
Christchurch: November 24th @venue to be confirmed here.
Click the event poster to find out more and a place to RSVP. All welcome.
Rachael Craw began her working life as an English teacher after completing a degree in Classical Studies and Drama at the University of Canterbury. She dabbled in acting, directing and writing for amateur theatre productions and small independent film ventures. Her passion for dialogue and characterisation finally led to long-form writing with the Spark series. Rachael’s enthusiasm for classical heroes, teen angst and popular culture informs much of her creative process. She enjoys small town life teaching, writing and mentoring at the top of the South Island of New Zealand where she lives with her husband and three daughters. Visit her online at www.rachaelcraw.com