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Thrillers (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Thrillers (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Thrillers (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Thrillers (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Sky (The Dragon Prince Novel #2)

Sky (The Dragon Prince Novel #2)

Author: Aaron Ehasz, Melanie McGanney Ehasz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

This second canon novel expands on the events of season 2 of the epic Netflix fantasy TV show, The Dragon Prince. Rayla, Callum and Ezran have their work cut out for them now that they have to take care of Zym, the newly hatched Dragon Prince. Things get even more complicated when Claudia and Soren finally track down the wayward princes, forcing Callum to pick a side - should he trust Rayla or his old friends? All the while the High Mage Lord Viren plots and schemes, gaining shadowy new allies. The trio races toward Xadia with the threat of a war between the humans and the dragons looming large. But as fiery battles erupt and hidden truths come to light, friendships are tested, plans are set into motion, and tough choices must be made. Written by Aaron Ehasz (co-creator of The Dragon Prince and head writer of Avatar: The Last Airbender) and Melanie McGanney Ehasz, this second canon novel based on the Netflix original series finally gives fans the full story.

We Were Wolves

We Were Wolves

Author: Jason Cockcroft Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/05/2021

Boy lives in a caravan on his own in the woods. His dad, John, is in prison and promises to get out soon. All the boy needs to do is survive alone for a little while longer. But dark forces are circling - like the dangerous man in the Range Rover, who is looking for his stolen money. And then there are the ancient forces that have lain asleep in the woods for an age...

I Know You Did It

I Know You Did It

Author: Sue Wallman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

A secret from her past threatens to detonate her present... On her first day at a new school, Ruby finds a note in her locker saying I Know You Did It. She's terrified that someone has found out she was responsible for the death of a girl called Hannah in a playground when they were both toddlers - a secret she has been keeping guiltily for ten years. When other pupils at the school start suffering serious accidents, the finger of blame points at Ruby. She knows she's not the perpetrator, but who is? And what link do they have to her past...?

Gone

Gone

Author: Michael Grant Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/04/2021

Welcome to the FAYZ! The first book in the bestselling cult YA series that Stephen King calls a 'driving, torrential narrative'. In the blink of an eye all the adults disappear in a small town in southern California and no one knows why. Cut off from the outside world, those that are left are trapped, and there's no help on the way. Sam Temple and his friends must do all they can to survive. Chaos rules the streets. Gangs begin to form. Sides are chosen - strong or weak. Cruel or humane. And then there are those who begin to develop powers ... The GONE series is Lord of the Flies for the 21st century. In turns breathtaking, harrowing, and utterly terrifying. Its complex characters and moral dilemmas will delight fans of The Hunger Games, Divergent and The Maze Runner. This is dystopian fiction at its best. Have you got all 6 titles in the New York Times bestselling saga: Gone, Hunger, Lies, Plague, Fear, and Light? 9780755501656 Fear 9780755501625 Hunger 9780755501632 Lies 9780755501663 Light 9780755501649 Plague 'I am now free to leave the FAYZ, but my time there was well spent' Stephen King

What Beauty There Is

What Beauty There Is

Author: Cory Anderson Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/04/2021

To understand the truth, you have to start at the beginning... Winter in Idaho. The sky is dark. It is cold enough to crack bones. Jack Morton has nothing left. Nothing except for his younger brother, Matty, who he'd die for. And now Jack faces a stark choice: lose his brother to foster care, or find the drug money that sent his father to prison. He chooses the money. Ava Bardem lives in isolation. She's learnt from her controlling father that loving someone leads to pain and staying silent keeps you safe. Then she meets Jack and suddenly there's a glimmer of light through the darkness. But when Ava realises that her father and Jack are stalking the same money, she has to make her own wrenching choice: remain silent, or speak up in order to help the brothers survive against the odds. Perfect for fans of Patrick Ness, Meg Rosoff and Daniel Woodrell, What Beauty There Is is an exhilarating and emotional thriller from an incredible new voice in YA.

What Beauty There Is

What Beauty There Is

Author: Cory Anderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/04/2021

An exhilarating, emotional and unputdownable thriller about how far you'll go to protect those you love. Winter. The sky is dark. It is cold enough to crack bones. Jack Morton has nothing left. Except his younger brother, Matty, who he'd die for. Now with their mother gone, and their funds quickly dwindling, Jack needs to make a choice: lose his brother to foster care, or find the drug money that sent his father to prison. Alone in the harsh landscape of the mid-Rockies with winter approaching, can a sixteen year old boy find what's been hidden without trace? Especially when he is not the only one on the hunt . . .

Mirror's Edge (Impostors, Book 3)

Mirror's Edge (Impostors, Book 3)

Author: Scott Westerfeld Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2021

The danger rises and the deception grows in the heart-stopping third book in the New York Times bestselling Impostors series! Rafi's return to the city of her birth isn't going to be an easy one. She and her love Col must surge on new faces and bodies in order to infiltrate Shreve by dropping from the sky and landing undetected. Rafi's sister Frey - no longer a twin in features, but still a twin by birth - is waiting with a rebel army outside. Are the sisters on the same side . . . or are they playing to their own agendas? If their father is deposed from Shreve, who will take control? And what other forces may be waiting in the wings? Mirror's Edge is another brilliant blockbuster from one of the greatest speculative writers YA fiction has ever seen, set within the world of Uglies . . . and about to converge with Uglies in a spectacular way.

Waiting For Murder

Waiting For Murder

Author: Fleur Hitchcock Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2021

The perfect thriller for the long, hot school holidays. It's a long, hot summer. As the water drains away from the reservoir, a car emerges. And there seems to be a body in it, a body that then disappears... Daniel and Florence start to investigate and uncover a long-ago robbery, missing gold and murder. When the drought breaks, everything is swept downstream and the truth is revealed... Another thriller from the brilliant author of Murder at Midwinter.

The Iron Raven

The Iron Raven

Author: Julie Kagawa Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2021

The first novel in an epic new chapter of the Iron Fey series from New York Times bestseller, Julie Kagawa. 'You may have heard of me...' Robin Goodfellow. Puck. Prankster, joker, raven, fool... King Oberon's right-hand jester from A Midsummer Night's Dream. The legends are many, but the truth will now be known as never before, as Puck finally tells his own story and faces a threat unlike any before. A threat that brings him face-to-face with a new enemy...himself. With the Iron Queen Meghan Chase and her prince consort, Puck's longtime rival Ash, and allies old and new by his side, Puck begins a fantastical and dangerous adventure not to be missed or forgotten. Evenfall is coming, and with it a reckoning that even their combined powers and wits may not vanquish, as a shadow falls over the lands of Faery and the world slips into chaos. Readers LOVE Julie Kagawa 'Wow, what a ride!' 'Gripping and unforgettable' 'I absolutely loved it!' 'A captivating read full of intriguing characters and plot twists' 'An amazing world to get lost in. Amazing writing and fabulous characters. Can't wait to get stuck into the next book' 'I am totally hooked' 'God, I pretty much devoured this book.' 'This book was outstanding... I was totally enthralled.' 'I never wanted to leave the beautiful world Julie Kagawa painted.'

All the Things We Do in the Dark

All the Things We Do in the Dark

Author: Saundra Mitchell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/03/2021

Sadie meets Girl in Pieces in this dark, emotional thriller by acclaimed author Saundra Mitchell. Something happened to Ava. The curving scar on her face is proof. Ava would rather keep that something hidden-buried deep in her heart and her soul. But in the woods on the outskirts of town, the traces of someone else's secrets lie frozen, awaiting Ava's discovery-and what Ava finds threatens to topple the carefully constructed wall of normalcy that she's spent years building around her. Secrets leave scars. But when the secret in question is not your own-do you ignore the truth and walk away? Or do you uncover it from its shallow grave and let it reopen old wounds-wounds that have finally begun to heal?

Tell Me My Name

Tell Me My Name

Author: Amy Reed Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/03/2021

Deadman's Castle

Deadman's Castle

Author: Iain Lawrence Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/03/2021