Deep Water

Deep Water

3.79 (215 ratings by Goodreads)
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When her mum vanishes, Danni moves to a tiny Cornish fishing village with Dad - where the locals treat her like a monster. As the village's dark, disturbing past bubbles to the surface, Danni discovers that she's not who - or what - she thought she was. And the only way to save her family from a bitter curse is to embrace her incredible new gift.
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Product details

  • 12+
  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 132 x 198 x 24mm | 312g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1409586103
  • 9781409586104
  • 556,628

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"Outstanding...I raced through it." - Malorie Blackman; "Wonderfully atmospheric and magic oozes from the pages. Perfect summer holiday reading" - Lovereading4kids; "A stunning debut novel that is guaranteed to bewitch, bother and bewilder... Deep Water blends a gentle but compelling modern day romance with an enigmatic storyline that uses the legends of Britain's pre-history as its thrilling backdrop." - Lancashire Evening Post; "Danni's mother disappears, her Dad takes her to Cornwall - and she is battling old evil with new magic. Mslexia prize-winner; excellent." - The Independent; "Taking myth, folklore, witchcraft and ancient beliefs as inspiration, it weaves a contemporary tale about a group of teenagers caught up in a legacy of family secrets... the writing is assured and original" - Never Imitate; 'The story, inspired by Cornish sea-lore, is vibrant and full of eccentric characters' - The Irish Examiner; 'an atmospheric novel, slowly building up tension and a sense of dread, but also a sense of mystery. It's a mythical thriller for youngsters, in the tradition of Alan Garner (and on a par with his best work)' - Bastian Balthasar Books
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215 ratings
3.79 out of 5 stars
5 32% (68)
4 31% (67)
3 25% (54)
2 9% (19)
1 3% (7)
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