The Serpents of Arakesh (Karazan Quartet #1)
The first book in the Karazan quartet by the NZ Post Award winner of Buddy. When orphan Adam Equinox, 12 and a failure at school, wins the chance to work with computer genius Quentin Qested, or Q, on a top secret breakthrough in computer technology, he never dreams he will be catapaulted into a parallel world. Or, that he and his companions will have to embark on a quest to find the balm of healing for Q's daughter who is dying of cancer. Least of all did he imagine that he would have to lead others in such a quest.<ul><li>Finalist, New Zealand Post Book Awards (Junior Fiction), 2004</li><li><a href="http://www.booksellers.co.nz/junfict04_4.htm" target="_blank" title="Reviews and author info from www.booksellers.co.nz">Find out more</a></li></ul>
Shortlisted for Ester Glen Award 2004.