Stone Cold (Paperback)
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Stone Cold (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 30/03/1995
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Stone Cold is an exciting and disturbing thriller by Robert Swindells. A tense, exciting thriller combined with a perceptive and harrowing portrait of life on the streets as a serial killer preys on the young and vulnerable homeless. 17-year-old Link is distrustful of people until he pairs up with Deb, homeless like him. But what Deb doesn't tell him is that she's an ambitious young journalist on a self-imposed assignment to track down the killer and that she's prepared to use herself as bait...Winner of the Carnegie Medal Robert Swindells lives on the Yorkshire moors and is a full-time writer. He has won the Children's Book Award twice, for Brother In The Land and for Room 13. In 1994, he won the Carnegie Medal for Stone Cold, and also the Sheffield Book Award. Also by Robert Swindells: Brother in the Land; Room 13; Stone Cold; Nightmare Stairs; Unbeliever; Blitzed; Ruby Tanya; The Thousand Eyes of Night; The Tunnel; The Shade of Hettie Daynes; Burnout; In the Nick of Time; Daz 4 Zoe; Snakebite; Snapshot; Branded; Roger's War; No Angels; Wrecked; Jacqueline Hyde; Stayling Up; A Serpent's Tooth; Follow a Shadow; Timesnatch; Unbeliever; and The Last Bus.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780140362510

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“Brilliant teenage read”

I first read this when I was at school. I loved it then and I still love it now.

It combines the story of a desperate young man, a hopeful young journalist and a cold blooded killer.

The story unfolds brilliantly... More

Paperback edition
14th November 2010
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“Worth a read”

Written by Robert Swindells, Stone Cold is a disturbing, chilling, unnerving thriller, which follows the path of a terrified homeless teenager. This book, set on the tough streets of London, won’t fail to freeze even... More

Hardback edition
23rd November 2009
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“Stone Cold”

Now made homeless Link finds it hard living on the streets until he meets Ginger. Ginger befriends him and shows him how to life rough. But lurking in the shadows is a serial killer who preys on the young and... More

Paperback edition
20th May 2009
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