One of our New Gen Debuts of the Year 2011.
An exciting thriller with an unusual twist, this is a gripping read infused with a spine tingling edge. Celia Frost has a rare disease that means she can bleed to death at any moment. It’s enough to make her feel like a freak at school as she has to live in a protected bubble of safety. But when Celia is hurt in a knife attack, her makes takes her on the run. Suddenly Celia Frost really is at risk. Will she be able to discover the truth and survive?
Celia Frost is a freak. At least that's what everyone thinks. Her life is ruled by a rare disorder that means she could bleed to death from the slightest cut, confining her to a gloomy bubble of safetyA . No friends. No fun. No life. But when a knife attack on Celia has unexpected consequences, her mum reacts strangely. Suddenly they're on the run. Why is her mum so scared? Someone out there knows - and when they find Celia, she's going to wish the truth was a lie - A buried secret; a gripping manhunt; a dangerous deceit: what is the truth about Celia Frost? A page-turning thriller that's impossible to put down.
“A cleverly sophisticated, fast paced and engaging thriller which had more twists and turns than you can shake a stick at.” The Overflowing Library
Publication date: 01/08/2011
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
|Publication date:||1st August 2011|
|Publisher:||Usborne Publishing Ltd|
|Genres:||NewGen - YA Fiction, eBook Favourites,|
|Categories:||Thrillers (Children's / Teenage),|
Paula Rawsthorne is an exciting new talent in YA fiction. A former social-worker, she writes with passion and authenticity about the issues facing young people today. The opening chapters of The Truth About Celia Frost were picked from 150 entries to be included in the 2010 SCBWI Undiscovered Voices Anthology. Author location: Nottingham.More About Paula Rawsthorne