Author(s): Chris Wooding
Thaniel, just 17, is a wych-hunter. Together, he and Cathaline track down the fearful creatures that lurk in the Old Quarter of London. It is on one of these hunts that he first meets Alaizabel Cray.
This title won the Silver Award for the nine to 11 catagory in the 2001 Smarties Book Prize.
Winner of Smarties Book Prize Silver Award 2001.