The Stolen Lake


by Joan Aiken (Author)

Book Cover for The Stolen Lake

   Book 4   
Pages: 318

On her way back to London aboard the Thrush, Dido and crew are summoned to the aid of the tyrannical queen of New Cumbria. Her island is an infernal place where birds carry off men and fish eat human flesh. The queen is greatly distressed because a neighbouring king has stolen her lake. Dido must face fire, flood, wild beasts and, ultimately, threat of execution in order to get the lake back. Is she equal to the challenge?

Wolves Chronicles Series—Summary and Book Order

Series: Wolves Chronicles
Reading level: 9+
Books in series: 12
Read in order? No
Next release: Finished
Tags: fantasy  adventure  historical  animal  myth & legend  steampunk 

 Print series book list

Books in series order

1.   The Wolves of Willoughby Chase  (1962)
2.   Black Hearts in Battersea  (1964)
3.   Nightbirds on Nantucket  (1966)
4.   The Stolen Lake  (1981)
5.   Limbo Lodge  (1999)
6.   The Cuckoo Tree  (1971)
7.   Dido and Pa  (1986)
8.   Is Underground  (1992)
9.   Cold Shoulder Road  (1995)
10.   Midwinter Nightingale  (2003)
11.   The Witch of Clatteringshaws  (2005)
+   The Whispering Mountain  (1968)