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Non-stop tension and utterly compelling are the hallmarks of a Tim Bowler thriller; so much so, that you’ll be drawn into the characters and the story from the very start. He is pre-eminent in the field of psychological thrillers in the teenage market – no one does it better.
Our advice is read it but it might just touch too many nerves for those nearly teenage and just teenage readers. Anyway, try it and make up your own mind and if it’s just too traumatic then leave it for a while and come back to it when you’re ready. It will have been worth the wait.
It starts with the phone call, late at night. The mysterious boy says he is dying. Dusty doesn't want to get involved - but the boy seems to have a link to the one person who's most important to her. Soon, she has been drawn in - and has to deal with the other people who are looking for the boy - the violent man and his 2 sons, and the police too.
Publication date: 07/06/2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
|Publication date:||7th June 2007|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Genres:||NewGen - YA Fiction, eBook Favourites,|
Tim Bowler is the author of several prize-winning books for children, teenagers and young adults. He has won fourteen awards, including the Carnegie Medal, the pre-eminent UK award for Children's Literature. His novels have been described as psychological, mystical and philosophical adventure thrillers. He was born in Leigh-on-Sea, and studied Swedish and Scandinavian studies at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, undertaking a variety of jobs before becoming a full-time writer in 1994.His first published novel was Midget (1994), a psychological thriller set in Leigh-on-Sea. This has been followed by several other novels:Dragon's Rock (1995), a thriller set in Devon; ...More About Tim Bowler