Midnight is a Place (Paperback)Joan Aiken (author)
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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.
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 298 g
Dimensions: 197 x 134 x 27 mm
Edition: Illustrated edition
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 *