Synopsis: In the north of Ancelstierre, a normal country with no magic, is a wall that separates it from the Old Kingdom. In the Old Kingdom, there are two types of magic: Charter and Free. Charter Magic is controlled by symbols, while Free Magic is wild and dangerous, but also lets the wielder control the dead. The Abhorsen's job is to use Charter Magic-infused bells to put the dead back where they belong. The books follow Sabriel as she becomes the Abhorsen and then Lirael, who is part of the future seeing Clayr.
Synopsis: Several years after the Ravka civil war, threats still plague the country. King Nikolai Lantsov must deal with the these external threats, as well as the darkness that remains inside him. Meanwhile in Fjerda, Nina Zenik discovers a nefarious plot while on an undercover mission.
Synopsis: Echo is attacked by a wolf when she is young, only to find that same wolf years later in the woods with her father, who has been missing for months. In order to save her father, she must go with the wolf to his enchanted house beneath a mountain to live and learn to take care of the house. She spends her time at the wolf's house uncovering mysteries and wandering book mirrors.