Scarlet and Ivy7 titles in series
An unbreakable bond, a creepy boarding school and terrifying teachers. When Ivy arrives at the spooky Rockwood School, she’s asked to take her trouble-making twin sister’s place following her suspicious ‘death’. But what really happened to Scarlet?
The Scarlet and Ivy series starts with the mysterious and unexpected disappearance of the vivacious Scarlet. As Ivy finds entries from her sister’s diary hidden around the school, she tries to piece together what happened to Scarlet, before the horrid Miss Fox hides the truth once and for all.
Sophie Cleverly’s mysterious Scarlet and Ivy series is brought to life through the bright and youthful narration of the experienced film and stage actress, Sarah Ovens. Expertly narrating all six Scarlet and Ivy instalments, let Ovens take you on an audio journey through the eerie halls of Rockwood School and beyond. Creating a suspense-filled listen that will have you reluctant to press pause, Ovens’s elegant solo narration makes it easy to listen to chapter after chapter.
The idea for Scarlet and Ivy came to Cleverly during a writing exercise at university. She’d been asked to imagine a character returning to a room they hadn’t been in for a long time when she’d visualised two beds, one girl and the remnants of a diary. Inspired by films, music, video games and her favourite authors, including Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, Cleverly’s Scarlet and Ivy series weaves classic themes of family, friendship and adversity into each mysterious tale.
An immediate success, Scarlet and Ivy is the first series from this hugely talented writer. Translated into five different languages and counting, The Lost Twin was hailed 'A fast-paced and gripping read by the School Library Journal, while The Guardian published a children’s review of the title, saying 'I loved this book as it is a true page-turning, nail-biting mystery.