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Midnight is a Place

Midnight is a Place

Lucas is lonely. Orphaned and sent to live with his formidable guardian in a vast mansion, he longs for a friend.

Then Anna-Marie arrives. She’s spoilt and wilful – and practically half his age. Lucas feels more alone than ever.

But one night something terrible happens. Lucas and Anna-Marie face a terrifying and treacherous ordeal, alone in the hostile city streets. Together, they must fight to survive …

The 40th anniversary edition of a compelling tale of villainy and suspense – from the best-selling author of THE WOLVES OF WILLOUGHBY CHASE.
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Genre: Children's, Teenage & Educational / Children's / Teenage Fiction & True Stories / General Fiction (children's

On Sale: 1st May 2014

Price: £6.99

ISBN-13: 9781444919028


An old-fashioned rattling good yarn, full of extraordinary characters and gloriously rich language
Adele Geras, TES
A gem from the top-class author of The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
Birmingham Post
Joan Aiken is a superb storyteller. Even when her stories touch on the dark, mystical side, they pull children with with fascination, not fear
Sainsbury's Magazine
Fog Hounds: 'Spellbinding adventures which are modern fairy tales.'
Aldershot Mail
A collection of manageably short but grippingly exciting tales that will have (children) coming back for more.
The Lady
Joan Aiken is one of the most remarkable writers in modern children's fiction.
The Sunday Times