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Secrets and Lies are everywhere you look! And the storm is coming! The new teen thriller from Sophie McKenzie, the bestselling author of Girl Missing
Hollie has spent her whole life on the quiet south coast. It’s not been without its challenges, but then whose life is? So, when Hollie and her best friend, Parker, start a research project on the sea-wall defences, they don’t expect to find mistakes. Soon Hollie’s mum is at the very epicentre of the storm and her reputation called into question. And in no time at all, it becomes clear that much more than her good name is at stake – their very lives are in danger…

Praise for Girl, Missing:
'Page-turning' The Independent
'Will have you gripped for hours' Sunday Express
'Please read this book: it is brilliant!; The Guardian
'Whenever I hear the phrase YA thriller I only ever think of one name - and that's Sophie Mckenzie. Why? Because noboody does it better' Phil Earle, award-winning author
'Sophie's thrillers are brilliant... you can't stop reading' Robert Muchamore, bestselling author
'Brilliantly described, scary and touching' The Daily Mirror

10 YEARS OF AWARDS FOR Girl, Missing
Manchester Children's Book Awards
Bolton Children's Book Award
Soilhill Book Award
Winner of the Sakura Medal
Red House Children's Book Award
Richard and Judy Best Kids' Book
Lewisham Children's Book Award

About The Author

Photo Credit: Middleton Mann

Sophie McKenzie was born and brought up in London, where she still lives with her teenage son. She has worked as a journalist and a magazine editor, and now writes full time. She has tallied up numerous award wins and has twice been longlisted for the Carnegie Medal.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (August 29, 2024)
  • Length: 352 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781398523319
  • Ages: 9 - 99

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