THE CARFAX CHRONICLES: EARTHCRY, by Ruth Browell. Published by Tyne Bridge Publishing ( £1.99. Ebook.

THE first in a new series of fantasy fiction books, Earthcry has its roots first set in the 14th century, with Vebbia Carfax accused of witchcraft and facing the terrifying ordeal of judgement by fire. Nearly 800 years later her descendant, 14-year old Lily Carfax, moves from London to the ancient Carfax Hall, where she meets a mysterious stranger with no reflection who can move at supernatural speed.
She meets new friends who share her horrifying secret and soon they are plunged into a bloodthirsty adventure filled with danger and strange new worlds inhabited by foes, heroes and monsters.