Dark Heart (Husk #2)
When the gods want to kill you, where can you hide? Noetos has an artefact that everyone wants, and some will pursue him forever to get it. Now reunited with his children, he escapes up the coast chased by other powerful forces, forces who are intent on his destruction at any cost.
Winner of Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best Novel (Adult) 2009.
Russell Kirkpatrick's love of literature and a chance encounter with fantasy novels as a teenager opened up a vast number of possibilities to him. He realised that he could combine storytelling with his interest in mapmaking in the one project. He hasn't looked back since.