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A group of Bristolian sixth-formers experience a whole lot more than the thrills and chills of the ski-slopes they’re expecting when one of their party discovers a trail of blood in their lodge. For outcast Charlie this trip was supposed to be a break from his troubled homelife, but he and his peers are now up to their necks in a gruesome, gory nightmare. Matters take a monstrous, mythical turn after ski instructor Hanna tells the students a tale “about things that lived in the woods. Things that only came out at night”…
The action is jumpy, the writing sparse and direct, with plenty of unexpected twists to keep readers on the edge of their seats alongside the characters’ varied backstories. An accomplished debut for fans of atmospheric horror.
Charlie hopes that the school ski trip will be the escape from his unhappy home life he so desperately needs. But there is something wrong with the remote ski village of Kaldgellan. Something is out there, something ancient and evil, among the pines and the deep untracked drifts, watching and waiting. And when the storms blow in, Charlie and his schoolmates wake to find the resort deserted. Cut off from the rest of the world far below, as night falls the few left alive on the snowbound mountain will wish they were somewhere, anywhere else. Only ski guide Hanna seems to know of Kaldgellan's long-buried secrets, but whether Charlie can trust her is another question... A chilling RED EYE horror, perfect for fans of Dawn Kurtagich, Juno Dawson and Charlie Higson.
In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can click here to read the full reviews.
Absolutely fantastic. It's full of mystery and can be very suspenseful in areas. I highly recommend reading this if you love horror and mystery. Full review
The perfect book for a good scare! I was looking over my shoulder the entire weekend! Full review
An English school part are in the Austrian Alps for a skiing trip. Everything seems to be going fine until a pool of blood is discovered. Full review
Whiteout is a page-turner. It takes you on an unpredictable, blood-rich journey through an isolated ski resort where a group of school teens get to practise survival skills of a different kind. People go missing, the power is cut... Full review
Publication date: 10/01/2019
Publisher: Stripes Publishing an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group
|Publication date:||10th January 2019|
|Publisher:||Stripes Publishing an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group|
|Genres:||NewGen - YA Fiction, Books of the Month, Reader Reviewed Books, Horror, Thriller / Suspense,|
|Categories:||Horror & ghost stories, chillers (Children's / Teenage),|
Gabriel Dylan is not only an exciting debut writer, he is also a surfer, snowboarder and secondary-school teacher. The inspiration for his first novel came from being snowed in whilst leading a school skiing trip to a remote village in the Austrian Alps. Gabriel is based in Gloucestershire. Visit @GabrielDylanYAMore About Gabriel Dylan