Book 2 of a trilogy charged with drama and tension. Book 1, 'Shadow of the Minotaur', won the Blue Peter Book Award for the Book I Couldn't Put Down and was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. Contemporary, virtual reality setting. Extensive backlist remains in print with UK sales of over half a million copies. Alan Gibbons has been published in 11 languages around the world. Widely and frequently reviewed by all major publications. 'Gibbons deserves to be recognised as a national treasure.' Bookseller 'Gibbons' attention to detail and ability to get to the core of teenage concerns is nothing short of brilliant.' Joanne Owen
Alan Gibbons is a full time writer and a visiting speaker and lecturer at schools, colleges and literary events nationwide, including the major Book Festivals: Edinburgh, Northern Children's Book Festival, Swansea, Cheltenham, Sheffield and Salford. Alan is also a key contributor at the QCA/National Literary Strategy 'Writing Together' conferences. He lives in Liverpool with his wife and four children.
'Gibbons deserves to be recognised as a national treasure'
'Gibbons's attention to detail and ability to get to the core of teenage concerns is nothing short of brilliant'--BOOKSELLER