Utterly Dark and the Tides of Time

Philip Reeve


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David Fickling Books
7 September 2023
ISBN: 9781788452885
288 pages

From the publisher

'Reeve is an exceptional writer and world-builder... a dark and deep adventure... will carry you away on its tide' The Times

Utterly's mother turned and came gliding back between the sunbeams. 'Swim with me, Utterly,' she said. 'I have so much to show you.'

Utterly Dark has made a promise – to leave everything she's ever known, and to go and live in the sea with her mystical, oceanic mother. Leaving home is difficult enough, but soon Utterly learns someone is hunting her. Someone – something – from a different time.

Utterly will have to delve to the ocean's magical depths, swim through impossible timeslips and face painful choices if she is to save herself, and those she loves...