Hollow Pike

Hollow Pike

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A gripping YA thriller from award-winning writer Juno Dawson, with a dash of romance and intriguing paranormal elements, set in Hollow Pike - a small town with a big history of witchcraft.

Something wicked this way comes...

Lis London thought she'd be safe in the country, but even in the country she can't escape her own nightmares. Over and over, she dreams that someone is trying to kill her.

Lis thinks she's being paranoid - after all, who would want to murder her? She doesn't believe in the local legends of witchcraft. She doesn't believe that anything bad will really happen to her.

But you never know do, do you? Not until you're alone in the woods, after dark - and a twig snaps...
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 132 x 199 x 24mm | 304g
  • Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1780621280
  • 9781780621289
  • 48,655

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Hollow Pike will captivate readers from the opening page ... thrilling throughout, with a tremendous climax. Thoroughly recommended Carousel
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a good read for dark winter nights ... a page-turner * ARMADILLO * thrilling throughout with a tremendous climax. Thoroughly recommended! * CAROUSEL * a great read for Halloween with a mystery that will keep you guessing and characters that will stay on your mind long after you've finished the book. James Dawson is definitely a writer I'll read in the future. * DAISY CHAIN BOOK REVIEWS * ...a really interesting, adventurous book. * TEEN TITLES * Cleverly plotted, and beautifully characterised, it is dark, scary and utterly compelling with an ending as unexpected as it is terrifying. * BEST BOOK GUIDE * A good read for dark winter nights * Armadillo * A good read for dark winter nights * Armadillo * Exploring themes of bullying, obsession, hysteria and marginalisation, this thriller truly deserves the epithet 'page turner'. Cleverly plotted and beautifully characterised, it is dark, scary and utterly compelling with an ending as unexpected as it is terrifying * Best Book Guide * Exploring themes of bullying, obsession, hysteria and marginalisation, this thriller truly deserves the epithet 'page turner'. Cleverly plotted and beautifully characterised, it is dark, scary and utterly compelling with an ending as unexpected as it is terrifying * Best Book Guide * Dawson has wrought a masterful, thrilling tale ... heralds the arrival of a major new talent on the scene * Telegraph and Argus * Dawson has wrought a masterful, thrilling tale ... heralds the arrival of a major new talent on the scene * Telegraph and Argus * Gripping from the start with cliffhanging chapter endings and loads of twists and turns in the plot * Burton Mail * Gripping from the start with cliffhanging chapter endings and loads of twists and turns in the plot * Burton Mail * Hollow Pike will captivate readers from the opening page ... thrilling throughout, with a tremendous climax. Thoroughly recommended * Carousel * Hollow Pike will captivate readers from the opening page ... thrilling throughout, with a tremendous climax. Thoroughly recommended * Carousel *
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About Juno Dawson

Juno Dawson grew up in West Yorkshire, writing imaginary episodes of DOCTOR WHO. She later turned her talent to journalism, interviewing bands before writing for a Brighton newspaper. Until recently, Juno worked as a teacher, specialising in PSHE. She is most proud of her work surrounding anti-bullying and family diversity. In 2014 she became a School Role Model for the charity STONEWALL. In 2015, Juno announced her intention to undergo gender transition and live as a woman.

Visit Juno's website at www.junodawson.com
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Rating details

1,283 ratings
3.73 out of 5 stars
5 26% (328)
4 35% (452)
3 29% (369)
2 8% (104)
1 2% (30)
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