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The Reckoning

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A thought adventure begins with a heart-stopping moment. Fin hears car doors clam, a scream and a dull thud. Through the mist he glimpses a figure falling from the bridge; when he reaches it he finds it is a girl who he is helpless to save. After questioning from the police, Fin tries to piece together the story. Did she jump or was she pushed? His inquiry leads him to unravel some of the mystery surrounding his own sister’s disappearance as well as uncovering a secret that lies at the heart of his island community.

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The Reckoning by James Jauncey

Standing on the beach watching the early morning mist roll in off the sea, Fin is thinking about the day when he can move to the mainland, and escape the misery at home. His sister got away but now no one has heard from her in two years. Fin's thoughts are interrupted by the sound of a car on the bridge above him. He hears doors slam, voices, a scream and then, for a brief moment, he glimpses a figure falling through the fog. It's a teenage girl, and she dies in Fin's arms. Did the dead girl jump or was she thrown? Sceptical of the official suicide verdict, Fin is determined to find the truth, a hunt that will lead him closer to his missing sister and to a shocking secret at the heart of his island community.

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Book Info

Publication date

7th November 2008

Author

James Jauncey

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Author's Website

www.jamesjauncey.com/

Publisher

Pan Macmillan

Format

Paperback

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
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ISBN

9780330454018

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