Long ago, an evil God now named ‘The Enemy’, drowned the world. Fantasy Worlds - awesome adventures of magic and mystery; Action Adventures - chills, thrills and plenty of spills; Friends & Family - tears and laughter, and happy ever after; Spinetinglers - shivers up the spine time; Average rating. Tense and gripping from the outset with plenty of unexpected twists. Tweet. Book. Orphans of the Tide; Skip to the end of the images gallery. 22 reviews. It starts with a boy, in a whale, on a roof, in the last city of a world drowned by warring gods. Orphans of the Tide by Struan Murray review Alex O’Connell is hooked by a thriller from a watery world. The breathtaking fantasy adventure for fans of His Dark Materials that The Times calls 'Unputdownable'. 5 out 5 Orphans of the Tide. Struan Murray, Manuel Sumberac. Skip to the beginning of the images gallery. Authored by Struan Murray. Orphans of the Tide, a debut novel by Scottish author Struan Murray is a stunning dark fantasy for middle-grade readers.Set in a world drowned by the ocean, The City is the last city left. Published by Puffin. But, because of the enticing story, I finished this one in around five days. That grey morning, once the tide had retreated, a whale was found on a rooftop.’ Struan Murray, Orphans of the Tide. Orphans of the Tide is an incredible read for ages 10-13. As soon as you pick it up, you are glued to not only the stunning cover but the incredible pages and writing itself. Ellie and her friends live in a large city half submerged beneath the sea. 27 Dec 2020. Orphans of the Tide. This gripping fantasy adventure follows Ellie and her friends as they search to uncover the … As seen: By Struan Murray, and and, Manuel Sumberac avg rating . Orphans of the Tide. Struan Murray (author), Manuel Sumberac (illustrator) Paperback. Personally, it takes me about two weeks to finish a book. Now an orphan, Ellie is continuing her mother’s amazing work in inventions and ideas to make life better. Alex O’Connell. Orphans of the Tide. Rate and review Add to reading list. Be the first to review this product. Saturday February 22 2020, 12.01am, The Times. A vivid new world is brought to life inhabited by a remarkable collection of young people facing tough challenges. Orphans of the Tide by Struan Murray: Summary… ‘The City was built on a sharp mountain that jutted improbably from the sea, and the sea kept trying to claim it back. Reviews. The world of the City is impeccably crafted, vivid and believable - the cluttered workshops and dripping stone walls seem so utterly real. Orphans of the Tide is a magnificent adventure full of peril, twists and thrilling cat-and-mouse chases. Subjects. A really good ending that allows more books, I hope, to follow. Tagged adventure, belonging, bereavement, biblical, courage, empathy, fantasy, friendship, hope, RE, Struan Murray. Read the latest reviews for Orphans of the Tide by Struan Murray and Manuel Sumberac at Toppsta.com, the UK's largest children's book review community with over 70,000 reviews. Orphans of the Tide from fist time author Struhan Murray is a wonderful read. Illustrated by Manuel Šumberac. Orphans of the Tide. All that remains is a jagged, frigid half-submerged cobblestoned gothic ruins, where spires and rooftops jut out from the ever-encroaching sea at the mercy of the tides.