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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 / Historical Fiction (children's

On Sale: 1st May 2014

Price: £6.99

ISBN-13: 9781444919035


Joan Aiken is one of the most remarkable writers in modern children's fiction.
The Sunday Times
An old-fashioned rattling good yarn, full of extraordinary characters and gloriously rich language
Adele Geras, TES
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 gem from the top-class author of The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
Birmingham Post
A collection of manageably short but grippingly exciting tales that will have (children) coming back for more.
The Lady