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Ebony Hill (Sea-wreck stranger #2)

3.47  ·  Rating Details ·  38 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Vidya- a city in ruins- and Ebony Hill: two halves of a community trying to find a way forward from the tragedy of the past. But theirs are not the only way.
In a Battle for survival, is endurance enough? Is there more than one kind of courage?
As conflict rages, Ness and her fellow islander Ronan must come to terms with themselves, with each other and with their attitudes t
Paperback, 223 pages
Published 2010 by Random House New Zealand
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Bree T
So Ness is now in Vidya where Devdan comes from after them both having to flee the island that Ness grew up on at the end of The Sea-Wreck Stranger after Devdan’s existance was discovered and Ness’s involvement made clear. Fearing for their lives as they were hunted down by members of the community, Ness and Dev escaped in a boat. When Ebony Hill opens up they have already been in Vidya for some time (where Vidya is in relation to the island Ness is from is not made clear) and their journey is n ...more
December 2013: Book 2 in a series for which I have not read Book 1. I think there was enough background for this to not be a problem though.

I would have liked this book more if it had been a bit longer and a bit more resolution at the end. THe Ness - Dev- Ronan storyline didn't really go anywhere and I was left feeling like fighting with the paras was basically all the story was about. For that reason Im wondering if it's better pegged at MG than YA - just not enough substance or body to it. T
Nov 23, 2014 Annie rated it it was ok
Ebony Hill is the sequel to The Sea-Wreck Stranger. It was well written and descriptive and people who hadn't read the first book would've coped. At times I felt bored and didn't want to continue as Anna Mackenzie dragged scenes on but most of the time, I was gripped and couldn't put the book down. Overall I rate this book 3.5 stars. I will still read the last of the trilogy, Finder's Shore.
Jul 20, 2010 Tara rated it liked it
Ebony Hill is the sequal to Sea-wreak Stranger.
It took me a while to pick up where I'd left off at the other book, but I did enjoy it once I got into it.
Thyough, I must say, it seemed rathwer pointless, I hope there is a third book so that one had a point.
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Mar 04, 2013 Hannah :3 rated it liked it
I'm sure if I stuck with it, the boo would be great but I just couldn't. I loved Sea Wrecked Stranger but I ended up not finishing this one.
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Really enjoyed this book- very close to four stars! (I think we need more than five stars..)
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Great holiday read. Thank goodness I brought Finder's Shore with me!
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Anna Mackenzie wrote her first book aged 6, but spent a while roaming through other jobs before returning to writing fiction. Now that she has, she can't imagine doing anything else!
Her nine titles have won her seven CLF Notable Book Awards, an NZ Post Honour Award, Sir Julius Vogel Award, White Raven, and more. Her latest title, Evie's War, tells the story of a young New Zealander who works in th
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