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Jessica Townsend

Biography

Jessica Townsend

Jessica Townsend lives on the Sunshine Coast in Australia, but has lived on and off in London for a few years. She was a copywriter for eight years, and in a previous role, was the editor of a children's wildlife magazine for Steve Irwin's Australia Zoo. NEVERMOOR: The Trials of Morrigan Crow is her first novel.

Jessica Townsend

Books by Jessica Townsend

by Jessica Townsend - Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Youth Fiction

Morrigan Crow and her best friend Hawthorne Swift are now proud scholars in the elite Wundrous Society, but life is far from perfect. Does Morrigan have what it takes to prove that she belongs in the Society?

by Jessica Townsend - Children's, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Mystery

Morrigan Crow is cursed, and the curse means that Morrigan is doomed to die at midnight on her 11th birthday. But as Morrigan awaits her fate, a man named Jupiter North appears, whisking her away into a magical city called Nevermoor. It's then that Morrigan discovers Jupiter has chosen her to contend for a place in the city's most prestigious organization: the Wundrous Society. To join, she must compete in four difficult and dangerous trials against hundreds of other children. Morrigan will need to find a way to pass the tests, or she'll have to leave the city to confront her deadly fate.