In a society based on trade, where everything can be bought and sold, the future rests on the secrets of a single document - and the lives of two children whose destiny it is to discover its secrets.
In this spellbinding novel, newcomer David Whitley has imagined a nation at a crossroads: misshaped by materialism and facing a choice about its future. He has brought to life two children who will test the nation's values - and crafted a spellbinding adventure story that will keep listeners enthralled until the very end.
For listeners who love Philip Pullman, The Midnight Charter combines great storytelling with a compelling vision - a many layered adventure with powerful and timely implications.
©2009 David Whitley; (P)2009 Macmillan Audio