The Prince of Mist
It's wartime, and the Carver family decides to leave the capital where they live and move to a small coastal village where they've recently bought a home. But from the minute they cross the threshold, strange things begin to happen. In that mysterious house still lurks the spirit of Jacob, the previous owners' son, who died by drowning.
With the help of their new friend Roland, Max and Alicia Carver begin to explore the strange circumstances of that death and discover the existence of a mysterious being called the Prince of Mist--a diabolical character who has returned from the shadows to collect on a debt from the past. Soon the three friends find themselves caught up in an adventure of sunken ships and an enchanted stone garden--an adventure that will change their lives forever.
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ExpectingUser Review - folkartist - Overstock.com
We have not read this book yet. We really liked another book by Zafon Shadow of the Wind causing us to look for more of his books. Gave it four stars since we hadnt read it yet but Zafon is an exceptional author. Read full review
Review: The Prince of Mist (Niebla #1)User Review - Teen - Goodreads
The Prince of Mist was written in 1993 when Zafon was in his early twenties. It has only recently been published in English, but although this could make the book feel dated, this is one of those ... Read full review