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    • ISBN:9781444947618
    • Publication date:07 Feb 2019
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The Haven

Book 1

By Simon Lelic

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An adrenaline-fuelled adventure in a new series by top thriller writer Simon Lelic. Ollie Turner isn't sure he's ready to be a hero ...

An adrenaline-fuelled adventure in a new series by top thriller writer Simon Lelic. Ollie Turner isn't sure he's ready to be a hero ...

Snatched from his bed in the middle of the night, Ollie Turner is thrust into a world of danger and excitement.

Below the streets of London he discovers a secret city: a network of tunnels that lead him to the Haven, a sanctuary for kids run by kids, and the headquarters of an organisation that fights for justice everywhere.

Soon Ollie is caught up in the Haven's battle: a quest to stop 'Mad Maddy' Sikes from destroying the city. But time is running out for Ollie and his new friends. Will they manage to stop Sikes before it is too late? And who is the traitor in their midst?

A book for teens and above from the writer of adult thrillers THE HOUSE, THE LIAR'S ROOM and RUPTURE.

Biographical Notes

Simon Lelic is a writer of crime and thriller novels for adults - winner of the Betty Trask Award, shortlisted for the CWA Dagger Awards and the Galaxy National Book Awards. He lives in Brighton with his wife and three children. Other than his family, reading is Simon's biggest passion. He also holds a black belt in karate, in which he trains daily. You can follow him on Twitter @Simon_Lelic.

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  • ISBN: 9781444947601
  • Publication date: 07 Feb 2019
  • Page count: 304
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
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