Book List in Order: 12 titles


  • Bullied and abused by her adoptive family, a holiday on the edge of Dartmoor, in the depths of the country, is just another ordeal for Elinor. But then her aunt forces her to sleep in the dark little room with the four-poster bed, a musty prison of c...



  • Moving into a proper house with a garden was a dream come true for Diesel and her mum and dad. The dream quickly turned sour when they found out they were living next door to the notorious Knight brothers (a crime wave all by themselves). Every ni...



  • A dreadful secret hangs over the deserted house on Roman Road. What is it that keeps drawing Andrei to it? Why is his mother so afraid of the place? And what is the unknown presence, not human, not a ghost that seems to be stalking the family: And...



  • Jessica Raven dreams of finding a cure for her brother's fatal illness, but she knows it isn't going to happen. Then on holiday in France she meets a strange ragged band of children. Who are they? What do they want from her so urgently?...



  • Stacey vanished three years ago. Alan knows she's dead: he knows what happened because it was all his fault. But his mother refuses to believe it. Mum's endless, hopeless search for her baby, her lost little daughter, is the worst misery...



  • Robs Hayward, a talented young pianist, is thrilled when she's recruited by Maddy Turner and Darryl (Jef) Jeffries, to join an experimental techno band. She's fourteen and a shy loner, Maddy and Jef are sixteen and super-cool. When their rehearsal sp...



  • Maurice's family has left for the Middle East: Maurice: asthmatic, plagued by allergies, self-centred, impossible semi-invalid, is sent to live with his great aunt in Brighton, and becomes fascinated by the eerie and romantic old cemetery next doo...



  • Joe plans to use a ghost story, complete with visuals and sound effects, to scare his father's girlfriend into moving out of their house, but he discovers that elements of his contrived story may contain more fact than fiction....



  • PERSEUS, THE GOD-TOUCHED son of Zeus and a mortal princess, takes his easy life on the island of Serifos for granted, but he knows he lives in troubled times. First the gods, now the politicians, send trouble rumbling across land and sea. When a bea...







  • When Sloe was tiny, her Papa disappeared and she and her mama went to live in a prison camp in the snowy north, in a time and place when there are no more wild animals. Mama’s crime: teaching science, and her dedication to the hope that the lost an...



  • A gripping, deeply moving adventure raises startling questions about what it means to be human. Taylor Walker seems like any ordinary 14-year-old. Ordinary—if you overlook the fact that she lives on the island of Borneo, on a primate reserve run by...



  • Semi, Miranda, and Arnie are part of a group of 50 British Young Conservationists on their way to a wildlife conservation station deep in the rain forests of Ecuador. After a terrifying mid-air disaster and subsequent crash, these three are the sole ...