Cruel Summer

Cruel Summer

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A year after the suicide of one of their friends, the rest of the group decide to spend the summer together in a holiday villa in the Mediterranean. They're hoping to get over the terrible events of the previous year, but then a new guest arrives - claiming to have evidence that the suicide was actually murder. When she is found dead, it becomes clear that the killer must be one of them - but who is it? And will they strike again? A compelling psychological thriller - with a dash of romance.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 135 x 216 x 30mm | 374g
  • Indigo (an Imprint of Orion Children's)
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 9781780621081
  • 811,606

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"An enjoyable, and occasionally tongue-in-cheek psychological Thriller." (Book Trust)
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Review quote

With a lively cast of characters, each with their own unexpected secrets to hide, plenty of twists and turns and a glamorous Mediterranean setting, this is an entertaining and accessible mystery that will keep readers guessing as they try to work out 'whodunnit'. A perfect poolside summer read. -- Booktrust Booktrust
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About Juno Dawson

James Dawson is a primary school teacher with a passion for music and drama. Visit James' website at, follow him on Twitter at and Pinterest at, like him on Facebook at, read his blog at and watch his Youtube channel at
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1,177 ratings
3.93 out of 5 stars
5 34% (397)
4 36% (429)
3 21% (248)
2 7% (81)
1 2% (22)
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