A collection of short stories mostly set in the islands of the South Sea under British dominion. The background is, therefore, very different from the Canadian background in "Norther Lights," but the stories show the same dramatic impulse.
Since releasing his first book in February 2015, Matt Ryan has published ten books, including the bestselling Preston Six series. His fans were thrilled when he announced his second series, the Alchemist Academy, which takes place in the same world. Today Ryan reveals why he created such an unique magic system for this series, why the teachers at the Academy are so ruthless and how Allie's character came to be.