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Blood Tracks by Paula Rawsthorne
  

Blood Tracks

NewGen - YA Fiction   
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One of our Books of the Year 2013

June 2013 Book of the Month

We loved Paula Rawsthorne's debut novel in 2011, The Truth About Celia Frost, and are delighted to see her second novel, Blood Tracks, is equally explosive. A psychological thriller, packed with mystery but with a clever plot that will appeal to existing fans of Paula's and will also attract a swathe of new readers - both girls & boys.

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In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion for Blood Tracks a small number of teenagers were lucky enough to be invited to review this title. Here's a taster....'This was a fantastic book! It’s really thrilling and I couldn’t put it down; it has a terrific twist... Blood tracks is probably the best book I’ve read this year so far!'

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Synopsis

Blood Tracks by Paula Rawsthorne

Gina is a runner. With her feet pounding the ground and her dad watching, she feels as though she can fly. But when her dad dies in dramatic circumstances, Gina refuses to accept the explanations she is given. Struggling to find the truth, Gina finds herself plunged into a world far removed from the one she has known; a world of lies, crime and betrayal. A world that will make her question everyone and everything around her. And a world she can't run from.

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Delilah Acworth thrilling, and completely addictive....I found myself reading in every spare minute I had, eager to read more about Gina’s young Sherlock adventures. Amazing book, I loved every minute of it. Click here to read the full review....

Safiyah Afghan Blood Tracks is a fast paced, adrenaline pumping book that will have readers on the edge of their seat the whole time. With unexpected twists and turns and thrilling revelations this book is perfect for all readers. Click here to read the full review....

Danielle Shepherd This book was amazing, I couldn't put it down! I absolutely loved it! The fast pacing, page turning novel had me on the edge of my seat all the time. Click here to read the full review....

Rebecca Tyrrell I would strongly recommend this book to anyone who likes action, suspense and mystery but has the patience to get through the times when everything seems to slow down. Trust me the ending is worth waiting for Click here to read the full review....

Ayesha Afghan a world of romance, crime, and death. Paula Rawsthorne is an extremely talented author and I really enjoyed reading Blood Tracks. Click here to read the full review....

Jenny Duffy I loved Paula Rawsthorne’s first novel The Truth About Celia Frost, so I was very excited to read this! Blood Tracks is a fast-paced, exciting thriller with some very clever twists. Click here to read the full review....

Ashley Masters, age 13 The story was interesting and gripping the whole way through, the characters were edgy and believable and I felt like I was there the whole time…..I would love to say more but you will have to get the book to find out for yourself! Click here to read the full review....

Hollie Compton For a book I wasn't sure I'd enjoy, it met my expectations and exceeded them by miles. I loved reading every page of this book and glad I got to read it. Click here to read the full review....

Holly Hughes, age 16
Blood Tracks was a brilliant, captivating and thrilling read. I couldn't put it down! I absolutely loved it, there was so many surprising twists and turns Click here to read the full review....

Lauren Walsh age 15 an amazing thriller....Intrigue, suspicion, romance, fast moving, exciting are all ingredients to make a brilliant story come alive. Click here to read the full review....

Tahmin aged 12 a really good book...this book deserves a ten out of ten rating Click here to read the full review....

Amy Knight Blood Tracks is a fantastic book; the story is beautifully crafted and gives a delicate portrayal of the life of Gina Wilson. Having read Paula Rawsthorne’s previous novel The Truth about Celia Frost I could only hope that that her second novel lives up to this standard and it certainly exceeded it. Click here to read the full review....

Rachel Bourn, age 14 This was a fantastic book! It’s really thrilling and I couldn’t put it down; it has a terrific twist... Blood tracks is probably the best book I’ve read this year so far! Click here to read the full review....

About the Author

Paula Rawsthorne

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.

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Publication date

1st June 2013

Author

Paula Rawsthorne

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Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Format

Paperback
432 pages

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction

Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9781409532156

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