Eight Rivers of Shadow
Thirteen Days of Midnight Trilogy Book 2
By Leo Hunt
Luke thought his time with the undead was over...
A thrilling supernatural adventure: dark, funny, with twists at every turn. The sequel to Thirteen Days of Midnight, shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Prize 2016.
Luke Manchett used to be one of the most popular boys at school.
That was before his necromancer father died and left him a host of vengeful ghosts that wanted him dead.
Now everyone thinks he's a freak.
To make matters worse, the mysterious new girl at school is actually the daughter of his father's deadliest enemy...
And she's out for revenge.
Leo Hunt was born in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1991. He grew up around books, and his mother's job at Seven Stories in Newcastle left a strong impression on his choice of career. He realised he wanted to either be an author or an archeologist - but when he learned that archaeologists didn't unearth piles of perfectly preserved dinosaur bones every time they put a spade in the ground, he decided on the former.
Leo started writing Thirteen Days of Midnight when he was 19, in his first year at the University of East Anglia. He graduated in 2014 with a First Class Honours degree in American Literature and Creative Writing. He currently lives in London.
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14 Jul 2016
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Full of fantastical thrills, supernatural spills and wail-out-loud wit, this sublimely plotted sequel to Thirteen Days of Midnight is a riotously riveting read. — lovereading4kids.co.uk
Praise for Thirteen Days of Midnight (book 1): a self-assured debut that's as funny as it is terrifying — Publishers Weekly
Praise for Thirteen Days of Midnight (book 1):An exciting read ... thrilling and spooky — The Week Junior
I'm rendered speechless. I had high hopes for Eight Rivers of Shadow and Leo Hunt has exceeded them in every possible way. — Addicted to Media
Hunt's ear for teen voices is acute - in a sub-genre overwhelmed by twinkly vampires, it is salutary to have a ballsy, convincing adolescent male voice. — The Guardian