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    • ISBN:9780857388223
    • Publication date:05 Jul 2012
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Shattered Dreams

Book 1

By Ellie James

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Trinity has never known who she really is. Strange dreams haunt her nights, and she has always been able to sense things that others can't.

When Jessica, the most popular girl at school, disappears, Trinity realises she will have to draw on her secret abilities to help find her.

Soon, Trinity is subject to visions that terrify her and make the police sceptical. As her dreams grow darker and the visions more frightening, Trinity realises she must risk her reputation and her sanity to save a girl who hates her.

Biographical Notes

Ellie James is a former marketing executive, and is a native of Louisiana. Shattered Dreams is her first novel.

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  • ISBN: 9780857388230
  • Publication date: 05 Jul 2012
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  • Imprint: Quercus Children's Books
'the story has a very dark, atmospheric feel ... I really like the way this story is kind of part crime thriller, part supernatural, part romance' I Want To Read That. — I Want To Read That
'A chiller thriller is one antidote for the lovelorn, and Ellie James got her site right when she set Shattered Dreams in post-hurricane New Orleans' Irish Times. — Irish Times
'a roller coaster ride, one that I didn't want to stop' Kate's Book Life. — Kate's Book Life
'By the first couple of pages I was hooked' The Mile Long Bookshelf. — Mile Long Bookshelf
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