Sephy's has an idyllic life on the island of Sicily, she loves to pick flowers in the sun and have picnics with her mother Demeter, but this isn't to last. Pluto, Lord of the Underworld, wants the beautiful Sephy to be his wife, so he kidnaps her and takes her to his underground kingdom. Imprisoned in this place where the sun never shines, Sephy is too sad to even eat, until finally Pluto tempts her with a pomegranate. As she tastes some of its seeds, little does she realise Pluto has tricked her. Now she may never be free.
Julia Green is a rising star, whose teen books are currently published by Puffin. In Blue Moon and Baby Blue, concerning teenage pregnancy and motherhood, she writes about big issues in a sensitive, intelligent way. Her most-recent title Hunter's Heart was picked as a 'top title' in the Bookseller roundup of teenage reads. This is her second book for A&C Black. White Wolves: Taking Flight was published in June 2006.