The Dark Hills Divide
The Dark Hills Divide: The Land of Elyon, Book 1
The Dark Hills Divide
Patrick Carman
An extraordinary debut weaving magic and heroism into a classic tale of good and evil, featuring a heroine you'll never forget.Inquisitive twelve-year-old Alexa Daley is spending another summer in the walled town of Bridewell. This year, she is set on solving the mystery of what lies beyond the walls. Legend says the walls were built to keep out an unnamed evil that lurks in the forests and The Dark Hills. But what exactly is it that the townspeople are so afraid of? As Alexa begins to unravel the truth, pushing beyond the protective barrier she's lived behind all her life, she discovers a strange and ancient enchantment -- and exposes a danger that could destroy everything she holds dear.

Book Details


  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Series

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Alexa has always wanted to get outside the walls that surround her. Outside lays the Dark Hills and other unknowns. Alexa is living with her father, who is important to the economy of Bridewell. So, Alexa is living in a old apartment like place, with her dad and many other important people. One day when Warvlord dies, Alexa steals his silver key, that leads to outside the walls. Alexa is able to learn about jocastas, from Warvlords son. Jocastas were made by Warvlord's wife.

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The Dark Hills Divide is about a 12 year old girl named Alexa Daley. Alexa is a small skinny girl that loves to explore everything. Her dad is the mayor of Lathbury, a small town. Every summer, Alexa and her dad leave Lathbury to go to Bridewell. Bridewell is a town surrounded by walls that protect them from a monster in the Dark Hills behind the walls. One day Alexa was exploring the Bridewell castle where she was staying. She finds a small door behind a chair that turns out to be a tunnel through the wall to the Dark Hills.

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