Released on 27 February 2014.

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Kit is proud to be a Blackhart, now she's living with her unorthodox cousins and sharing their strange lives. Especially since their home-schooling includes spells, fighting enemy fae and using ancient weapons.

But it's not until she rescues a rather handsome fae prince, fighting for his life on the edge of Blackhart Manor, that her training really kicks in. With her family away on various missions, Kit must protect Prince Thorn, rely on new friends and use her own unfamiliar magic to stay ahead of Thorn's enemies.

As things go from bad to apocalyptic, fae battle fae in a war that threatens to spill into the human world. Then Kit pits herself against the Elder Gods themselves - it's that or lose everyone she's learnt to love.

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Kit is fab; she's feisty, independent and can hold her own . . . Banished is a great start to a new fantasy series and I'm already looking forward to book two in the series
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A great start to an interesting UK YA fantasy series that I look forward to seeing more of. With a vast world of possibilities at Liz De Jager's fingertips; I can't wait to see what happens next for Kit and the gang
Sister Spooky
The intriguing plot - set across human and fae worlds - is interspersed with twists and traitors that you're not likely to see coming, and will keep you reading . . . look out for part two
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