"Lirael has never felt like a true daughter of the Clayr. Now, tow years past the time when she should have received teh Sight that is the Clayr's birthright, she feels alone, abandoned, unsure of who she is. Nevertheless, the fate of the Old Kingdom lies in her hands. With only her faithful companion, the Disreputable Dog, Lirael must undertake a desperate mission under the growing shadow of an ancient evil."
I am addicted to this trilogy of books. I read them before and still cannot get enough. Nix gives Dead a whole new meaning...!