Book List in Order:54 titles

  • Sam''s team are edging closer to the bottom of the league this season and team captain Jordan''s bad attitude isn''t helping anyone. When Sam spots Hasan playing on the refugee team, he can see that Hasan''s got talent and invites him along to practi...


  • Two teenagers witness a murder - and now they're the next targets. An action-packed, edge-of-your-seat YA thriller from bestselling author, Alan Gibbons. Gripping and gritty, perfect for fans of Kevin Brooks, Patrice Lawrence and Malorie Blackman.Six...


  • Alan Gibbons movingly retells the ultimate story of jealousy. When King Leontes banishes his whole family, after suspecting his wife’s infidelity, he destroys everything that matters to him. But, even utter devastation can be healed with the gift o...




  • Alan Gibbons departs from his normal dark tales to see the funnier side of life with quirky twists to some of our most well-loved tales such as Robin Hood, transported into the 21st century for a day or the Three Billy Goats Gruff who live in a park ...



  • I was posting rubbish on Facebook when I got this weird pop up. It was the monster of myth, Cerberus, the three-headed hound that guards the gates of the Underworld. I clicked on impulse and I found myself on the start up menu of a game. It had me ho...


  • Age range 9 to 12 Meeting Nimbus the gnome was the most exciting thingthat had ever happened to Will It would also turn out tobe the scariest There was something down the well thatNimbus was guarding and it was trying to get out...







  • A real-life thriller about memory loss, arms dealing, and fathers and sons from million copy selling, prize-winning author, Alan Gibbons. 'He was here again last night, the man with the dead eyes. He was in my room and in my head.' There are...



  • They brought death without destruction. No matter how many perished, skycrapers continued to soar above the city streets. The houses, the roads, the vehicles, the utilities stayed intact. Only the people died. This is award winning author Alan Gibbon...


  • The gun is the coward's fist. The gun is power.Alex and Ethan are growing up on an estate where there are just two choices: sport or crime. Ethan is selected for a football training programme in the US, his chance to escape the gangs that terrorise h...



  • He saw it in flashes: a shadow of prickly fur, the gleam of teeth. The sight of it snatched the breath from Danny's lungs. He knew what the creature was. He thought they had died out in Britain hundreds of years ago, but there was no doubt about it. ...


  • Childhood friends Chris and Imran celebrate the Millenium as inseparable blood brothers, they are both seven years old. But by 2011 their lives have taken very different paths. One has joined the Army and served in Afghanistan, the other is a potenti...


  • Jimmy's parents vanish after having their photograph taken, and, left with just a negative of their screaming faces, he sets out to find his mother and father, as well as the photographer who disappeared with them....



  • A thriller and a horror story—the fourth installment of Paul Rector's dark journey into the dark heart of London When Paul arrives in 17th-century London, he expects to be thrown into a life or death struggle for the three gates that imprison the ...


  • A powerful and humorous story about a family on the theme of bullying, by the popular author of the TOTAL FOOTBALL series. Davy's too chicken to stand up to bullying at school. He's been singled out as an easy target. His family aren't much help - th...


  • The Luddites are rioting. Everywhere there is talk of rebellion. When machinery is brought to the local mill Jem knows where his loyalties lie. And soon he finds himself caught up in a conflict which might destroy him and his family for ever. An exci...


  • The Rough Diamonds are a close knit team. Kev McGovern, their captain, makes sure they work hard and play hard. When Kev's best mate, Jamie's world is wrecked by dirty play off the pitch, he's desperate to get everything back to normal....


  • The Rough Diamonds are a close knit team. Kev McGovern, their captain, makes sure they work hard and play hard. Kev has lived total football and worked the Rough Diamonds to the top - but will the ghosts from his past come back to haunt him, ruining...


  • John and Gerry have always been friends, brought together by their passion for football. Then Gerry's dad loses his job and everything turns sour. The two boys had always steered clear of the gangs at school, but Gerry gets drawn in and now he and Jo...


  • When Annie returns from an extended stay in Canada, she discovers that her friend, John, has killed himself. Annie is devastated by his death and is determined to confront those she believes responsible - a group of boys from her school, who bullied...


  • The Rough Diamonds are a close knit team. Kev McGovern, their captain, makes sure they work hard and play hard. Kev is stunned when he discovers that Dave has to cope with epilepsy. When he suffers a major attack, the victory the Rough Diamonds are s...


  • For Terry Payne, life is not much fun. His parents are splitting up, and he's fallen desperately in love with the gorgeous new girl at school, who doesn't even know he exists. To top it all off, his beloved football team - the mighty Man U - are on a...


  • It has always been this way. The Helati are slaves. Each month, at the full moon, they are expelled to face the demon host, the Lost Souls. But something has changed in the fabric of the times. The demons are controlled by a new master, the Darkwing....






  • Set in the East End of London in 1936, this is the story of an unlikely friendship between a Jewish and a Gentile boy during the upsurge of fascist violence ledby Oswald Moseley and his Blackshirts. ...


  • The Rough Diamonds are a close knit team. Kev McGovern, their captain, makes sure they work hard and play hard. Right now, John O'Hara feels he's on the verge of losing everything. His family is about to break up. He's dumbstruck when he finds out th...


  • The Rough Diamonds are a close knit team. Kev McGovern makes sure they work hard and play hard.Kev doesn't make any allowances. That goes for the new boy Chris Power who's just signed up with the Diamonds. Can he earn a place in their affections when...


  • The Helat rebels have broken the power of the demon lord and challenged the rule of their masters, the Sol-ket. But the Darkwing is merely in retreat, biding his time, and the Sol-ket will fight to their last breath to keep control of their golden ci...


  • 'There's me with my mind full of the beautiful game . . . and what are we really, a bunch of deadbeats . . .'But Kev McGovern has a reputation to live up to and when he takes over as captain of the Rough Diamonds he pulls the team up from the bottom ...


  • The Rough Diamonds are a close knit team. Kev McGovern, their captain, makes sure they work hard and play hard. The Rough Diamonds are struggling with injuries and loss of form. Talented twin brothers, and new team members, Liam and Conor Savage, s...


  • The Rough Diamonds are a close knit team. Kev McGovern, their captain, makes sure they work hard and play hard, but Kev acts swiftly when too many of the lads just aren't playing the game and let pressures off the pitch threaten the team's future....


  • Paul has met his most audacious - and powerful - ancestor yet, Samuel Rector, who seemingly has the entire East End in thrall to him in the 1830s. His legion of 'rat boys' use terror and menace ordinarily, but with the demon seed inside them, their p...


  • Having once risked everything precious to him to halt King Lud's progress from the ancient bowels of London to the city's modern streets, teenage Paul Rector knows his task is far from over. Paul also knows that, like his brother John and his great u...


  • Late one night after a strange journey to Whitechapel in East London, Paul makes a new friend, John Redman—daring and enigmatic, just as Paul longs to be, away from his cloying mother (his only family, so he thinks). Redman immediately charms Paul...


  • Aidan has it all - a happy home in leafy suburbia with two cars parked on the drive, and all a boy could ask for in terms of designer labels and gadgets. He's top of the class, captain of the swimming team and has the gorgeous Emily hanging on his ev...


  • Set in a northern town where right-wingers are determined to stir up hatred and racial prejudice, six teenagers' lives are woven together by a series of shocking and tragic events. A British Muslim brother and sister, two Irish brothers who take diff...


  • GCSEs are over and 16-year-old Imogen is looking forward to a perfect, lazy English summer. But her world is turned upside down by three refugees, all hiding from life. Anthony is fourteen, already an outcast, bullied and shunned by his peers. Farid ...


  • Guns, violence, mob rule, or defending the cause? We all have choices. Or do we? Who would choose blood, sacrifice, and exile? At the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland Ian's dad did. In this real-life thriller, 14-year-old Ian Moore walks a ...


  • Winner of the Angus Book Award, THE EDGE is crackly with tension. How will this mother and son escape their abuser and start a new life? We've got to go. Now. It's early morning and Danny's mother is at his bedside, urging him to get up. They're on t...


  • The day Terry sees Julie in the gym for the first time is the day of the England vs Romania match—the latest of the Great English Disasters—and the day his father announces that he's going to walk out. Things couldn't be worse. Only they could. G...


  • Gary, John, and Dad are lost without Mom. Gary is only 14 and goes seriously off the rails, getting involved with local thugs and teetering on the brink of being on the wrong side of the law. John is wrestling with the GCSEs and his first romance—t...


  • It's tough for a Man U supporter when the girl of his dreams comes from a Liverpool-crazy family with three brothers. Especially when Liverpool has just won the match. Terry tries to get through while his mum and dad move on to separate lives, and hi...


  • Kev's a loner, a hard case. When his mom and dad split up, he goes off the rails. He's looking for trouble, but he never meant it to go that far—the fire, the shed, that old man. After the fire Kev is moved to a new school to build a new life, but ...


  • The Legendeer opens the gateway between our world and the world of the myths, between triumph and tragedy. The Gamesmaster almost has us at his mercy. Twice before fourteen-year-old Phoenix has battled against him in Shadow of the Minotaur and Vampyr...






  • A gripping, virtual reality thriller - the second title in The Legendeer trilogy.What if there are places where our nightmares live and wait for us?Phoenix has found one and it's alive. Armies of bloodsucking vampyrs and terrifying werewolves, the cr...


  • 'Real life' or the death defying adventures of the Greek myths, with their heroes and monsters, daring deeds and narrow escapes - which would you choose?For Phoenix it's easy. He hates his new home and the new school where he is bullied. He's embarra...


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    Eve's older sister, Rosie, was bright and alive and always loved being the center of attention. Then one day, she is brutally murdered. Six months later, Eve meets Antony and discovers that he was there the night Rosie died and did nothing to help. I...


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    Terrorism, heroism and everything in between...THE TRAP is a teen thriller about espionage, a missing brother and the ever-raging war on terror by million-copy-selling author, Alan Gibbons.MI5 agent, Kate, receives a tip-off about an asset, who seems...


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    He was here again last night, the man with the dead eyes. He was in my room and in my head. There are not many things Nick Mallory knows for sure. He knows there was a car crash. He knows he is in hospital. And he knows he feels furious with his fat...