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Secret of the Shadows

by Cathy MacPhail

Secret of the Shadows Synopsis

Tyler is staying in her grandmother's cottage to help tidy it up after her death. Why does the spare bedroom that Tyler sleeps in always seem cold, despite bright sunshine? Why does she feel the presence of a frail old lady who is nothing like her grandmother? And why does she sense that the same old lady is asking for her help? Perhaps Tyler will need to use her gifts to help save somebody from a terrible fate . . .

Secret of the Shadows Press Reviews

Praise for Cathy MacPhail: Young adult fiction is going from strength to strength, led by authors like Cathy MacPhail * The Bookseller * Cathy MacPhail's novels are tuned to how teenagers talk and behave * Times Educational Supplement * Praise for Grass: Gritty and convincing throughout, Grass conveys with chilling accuracy the power of gang leaders over local communities . . . This is a book with real bite and an uplifting ending * The Bookseller * Anything by Cathy MacPhail is unputdownable -- Julia Donaldson * Guardian *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408812686
Publication date: 1st March 2012
Author: Cathy MacPhail
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 208 pages
Categories: Thrillers (Children's / Teenage),

About Cathy MacPhail

Cathy MacPhail won the Kathleen Fidler Award with her novel Run Zan Run, the Scottish Arts Council Award with her second novel, Fighting Back, a Royal Mail award and the 2010 Explore Award for Roxy's Baby and the 2010 Stockport Award and Royal Mail Award for Grass. Cathy's work is enormously popular with young teenagers, her trademarks being pacy and topical storylines. Cathy lives in Greenock, Scotland.

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