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    • ISBN:9781444011739
    • Publication date:02 Apr 2015

The Grindle Witch

By Benjamin J. Myers

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Beware the Grindle Witch, an ancient evil come back to life in this creepy supernatural tale.

When Jack Jolly moves from the city to the tiny Northern village of Grindle, he thinks his life's just become a lot more boring. But then he finds himself plunged into the middle of a terrifying mystery, and confronting an ancient evil - the Grindle Witch.

But when Jack and his new friends, Paddy and Leila, take drastic measures to stop the Grindle Witch, they realise that they may have unleashed more than they bargained for.

A creepy supernatural tale that will have readers on the edge of their seats.

Biographical Notes

Benjamin J. Myers was born in the Potteries in 1967. After studying Philosophy and Psychology at Leeds University, Myers attended the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He saw active service as a Troop Commander in the First Gulf War and is a qualified battlefield survival instructor. In 1993, he attained his Diploma in Law from the University of London and subsequently has been a barrister in a busy practice in Manchester, specialising in serious crime, often representing vulnerable defendants, in particular juveniles. He also lectures other legal professions on mentally disordered offenders and human rights. Married with three children, Benjamin Myers lives in North Cheshire.

Follow Benjamin on Facebook at https://facebook.com/pages/Benjamin-JMyers.

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  • ISBN: 9781444011722
  • Publication date: 10 Mar 2016
  • Page count: 288
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
This is a thrilling and imaginative supernatural story which keeps the reader turning the pages from start to finish. Alongside the excitement of the action and drama, there are some beautifully evocative descriptions of the countryside and a sense of connection with nature -- even if parts of that nature are dangerous — School Librarian
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Splinter Tuesday is hungry for power, and he has a daring plan to get it - if he can stay alive!His brother, Box, is fighting for his life on a distant planet.His sister, Chess, is learning to walk between the worlds. Only then will she be ready to take on the evil Twisted Symmetry - and win.But the Twisted Symmetry has plans of its own. Time is running out. Splinter, Box and Chess have never been in more danger.

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Time is running out. Chess and her brothers, Box and Splinter, are caught in a bitter struggle between two ruthless organizations. Now they face a terrifying choice - carry out a dangerous mission for the Committee, or try to outrun the evil Twisted Symmetry alone. Chess wants to take the mission. But it could prove fatal. And it will lead the Tuesdays into the heart of the very organization that is hunting them . . .

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