The seventh son of the seventh son, Septimus Heap is stolen the night he is born by a midwife who pronounces him dead. That same night, the baby’s father, Silas Heap, finds a bundle in the snow containing a new born girl with violet eyes. The Heaps name her Jenna and raise her as their own. But who is this mysterious baby girl, and what really happened to Septimus?
This first book in an enthralling series filled with quirky characters and magic is a story of lost and rediscovered identities, rich with humour and heart.