Chaos Clock & Chaos Quest

2 Books in 1

Gill Arbuthnott

Out of print

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  • eBook exclusive - combined eBook of Chaos Clock and Chaos Quest
  • Two exciting, time-twisting fantasy adventures
  • 'A most engaging fantasy novel' - Sunday Herald on Chaos Clock

Time won't stand still. It's being blown apart. Best friends Kate and David are no ordinary kids. They are keys: powerful controllers of time. Can they help win the Time War and stop the past from breaking loose?

Floris Books
Age Range:
From 8 to 12 years
384 pages
Publication date:
13 Nov 2014


Time won't stand still. It's being blown apart.

In Edinburgh, time is coming unstuck and the past is breaking loose. Best friends Kate and David are no ordinary kids. They are keys: powerful controllers of time.

With their powers the friends are forced into the middle of a war between the evil Lords of Chaos and the Guardians of Time. Can they prevent the barriers between times being blown away forever?

Enter a race against time in Chaos Clock and its thrilling sequel Chaos Quest.


Praise for Chaos Clock:

'This time-slip novel is a great read: convincingly narrated with good characterisation, a plot full of mystery and suspense, and a palpable sense of history.'
-- Booktrusted

'Gill Arbuthnott knows just what a strange and alien place a museum can be and she exploits the other-worldliness to spine-chilling effect. An unusual, enjoyable combination of fantasy thriller and psychological drama with a warmly satisfying ending.'
-- The Scotsman

'A dramatic read, well crafted, well sustained and imaginative.'
-- Times Education Supplement Scotland

'A most engaging fantasy novel... Dynamic and satisfying.'
-- Sunday Herald

Praise for Chaos Quest:

'An engaging tale of good against evil involving magic and touching on love, loss and sacrifice.'
-- Booktrusted

'If you enjoyed The Chaos Clock, this is a must-read sequel. It's exciting and gripping from beginning to end.'
-- Teen Titles

'Danger is never far away in this thrilling sequel.'
-- The Scotsman

'A fast paced fantasy thriller. A compellingly three-dimensional piece of fiction.'
-- The Sunday Herald


Gill Arbuthnott was born and brought up in Edinburgh, but escaped briefly to study in St Andrews and Southampton. She couldn't stay away, however, and now lives in Edinburgh with her family and Leonard the cat.A former biology teacher, she has written several novels for children: The Chaos Clock, The Chaos Quest and Winterbringers (all Floris Books), as well as books with Barrington Stoke and The Keeper's Daughter, published by Chicken House.

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