Shortlisted for The Branford Boase Award 2013 & shortlisted for the 2013 Leeds Book Award A chilling ghost story unfolds fast as the mysterious Lexi’s watch moves steadily backwards and Daniel discovers he must solve the mystery of her terrible wounds before Summer Time ends… Daniel knows he is going to hate everything about his trip to the Leisure World Holiday Complex with his dad. He hates sports and has no intention of doing much more than watching TV. But, when Lexi appears mysteriously on his very first day and then unexpectedly on other occasions, Daniel is drawn into helping her to confront the sinister darkness from her past.
This is a brilliant thriller ghost story by a new name in teenage fiction.
'There's a subtle magic to Hogan's prose.' Independent on Sunday
'Ed's voice is utterly distinctive: strong, emotive, haunting. His powers of observation seem almost supernatural.' Hilary Mantel
'Edward Hogan’s novel is a gripping, fast-paced thriller. A triumph.' - WeLoveThisBook.com
Publication date: 02/02/2012
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
|Publication date:||2nd February 2012|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Genres:||NewGen - YA Fiction, eBook Favourites,|
|Categories:||Horror & ghost stories, chillers (Children's / Teenage),|
Edward Hogan was born in Derby in 1980 and now lives in Brighton. He is a gradulate of the MA Creative Writing course at UEA. His first novel, Blackmoor, won the Desmond Elliot Prize and was shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award and the Dylan Thomas Prize. Daylight Saving is his first book for teenagers. AS A CHILD "I grew up in a small village in Derbyshire. It had a big park, a Co-op, and some woods, and that was all I needed. I spent a lot of time reading, and the rest of ...More About Edward Hogan