Reluctant Templar Billi SanGreal is back, in this powerful and thrilling sequel to DEVIL’S KISS.
DARK GODDESS will take Billi to Russia to rescue Vasalisa, a young girl Billi’s promised to protect. To save her, Billi must defeat the werewolves that serve the witch Baba Yaga – and the Dark Goddess herself. Betrayed and alone, Billi faces a final mighty battle in the abandoned ruins of Chernobyl.
Rights: Greenhouse c/o Rights PeopleUSA/Canada: Hyperion (January 2011)
UK/Commonwealth: Puffin Books (July 2010)
Germany: Random House
France: Pocket Jeunesse
Brazil: Editora Rocco
Japan: The Media Factory
Turkey: Artemis Yayinlari
Film/TV rights: Greenhouse - with co-agent Jerry Kalajian of IPG
Sarwat Chadda was raised on stories of Saladin, Richard the Lion-Heart and the Crusades, viewed from both sides, and started out writing role-playing game scenarios. He was a senior engineer in a past life, but now writes full time. His YA novels, DEVIL’S KISS and DARK GODDESS, were published in a number of countries and received stellar reviews. His MG novels in the ASH MISTRY AND THE SAVAGE FORTRESS trilogy were published in both the US and UK, and his fantasy trilogy – SHADOW MAGIC, DREAM MAGIC and BURNING MAGIC – publish with Disney-Hyperion under the pseudonym Joshua Khan.
Sarwat has also written for the 39 CLUES and SPIRIT ANIMALS multi-platform series, published by Scholastic, and he has written a number of action-packed texts for graphic-comic publisher Graphic India.
Sarwat lives in London with his family.