John Connolly was born in Dublin. He is the bestselling author of eighteen books, including the Charlie Parker series and THE BOOK OF LOST THINGS, and an editor of the prizewinning non-fiction anthology BOOKS TO DIE FOR. CONQUEST is his twentieth published book. Jennifer Ridyard was born in England and grew up in South Africa, where she worked as a journalist for many years. John and Jennifer live in Dublin.
Densely plotted and decidedly grown-up, this is YA fiction for readers who are bored of fluff and sparkles - SFXIf you enjoy exciting reads, regardless of your age, you'll enjoy this one - The BookbagHead and shoulders above its competition in the genre - Mass Movement