Beyond the Deepwoods

Series: The Twig Saga
First published: Oct 01 1998
Followed by: Stormchaser
Preceeded by: Clash of the Sky Galleons

Beyond the Deepwoods is the first book of the Twig saga the second trilogy in the Edge Chronicles.

Abandoned at birth in the perilous Deepwoods, Twig Verginix is brought up by a family of woodtrolls. One cold night Twig does what no woodtroll has ever done before. He strays from the path.

So begins a heart-stopping adventure that will take Twig through a nightmare world of fearsome goblins, bloodthirsty beasts and flesh-eating trees. Can he discover the truth about his past, and find out in what direction the path of his future will lead him?

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  • “Stylishly creepy; at turns gorgeous, humo[u]rous, horrifying and awe-inspiring”

    Fantasy Book Review

  • “The narrative will cast a spell over readers from the beginning”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “If you are the kind of person who likes adventures and different types of monsters this is a great book for you!”

    The Guardian Book Reviews

The Books

  • The Curse of the Gloamglozer
    The Quint Saga

  • The Winter Knights
    The Quint Saga

  • Clash of the Sky Galleons
    The Quint Saga

  • Beyond the Deepwoods
    The Twig Saga

  • Stormchaser
    The Twig Saga

  • Midnight Over Sanctaphrax
    The Twig Saga

  • The Last of the Sky Pirates
    The Rook Saga

  • Vox
    The Rook Saga

  • Freeglader
    The Rook Saga

  • The Immortals
    The Nate Saga

  • The Nameless One
    The Cade Saga

  • Doombringer
    The Cade Saga

  • The Descenders

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