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The fourth book in the famous Lewis Barnavelt seriesMrs Zimmermann is at a loss - she still hasn´t regained her powers from her last encounter with dark magic and Uncle Jonathan and Lewis have left for the summer to travel around Europe, leaving her and Rose Rita bored and lonely at home. That is until Mrs Zimmermann keeps on seeing visions and shadows of her old magic teacher, Granny Wetherbee, who is trying to contact her from beyond the grave.Mrs Zimmermann and Rose Rita set off to Pennsylvania to solve the mystery and in doing so travel back in time to Granny Wetherbee, who tells them that they must save a good wizard, Grandpa Drexel, who is destined to die for a wrongdoing he didn´t commit.As they both try to change the past, evil lurks in the background - Mrs Zimmermann is struck by amnesia and they must face a local wizard with a grudge and an old score to settle. Will Mrs Zimmermann regain her memory and her powers? Will they be able to right a past wrong? Will they make it back home alive?John Bellairs (1938-1991) was an award-winning American author of many gothic mystery novels for children and young adults, including The House with a Clock in Its Walls, which received both the New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year Award and the American Library Association Children´s Books of International Interest Award, The Lamp from the Warlock´s Tomb, which won the Edgar Award and The Specter from the Magician´s Museum, which won the New York Public Library ´Best Books for the Teen Age´ Award.Brad Strickland has written more than eighty-five published books, including entries in the Lewis Barnavelt and Johnny Dixon series, following the death of the original series creator, John Bellairs. He is a Professor Emeritus of English and lives in Georgia with his wife, Barbara.
The true consequences of dark magic take their toll in this powerful and seductive sequel to The Graces.Picking up the pieces after the chilling events of the previous year isn´t easy, but the Grace siblings are determined to try and get things back to normal - and if that means papering over the cracks, so be it. Summer has had enough of secrets, but sharing a house with someone who´s been resurrected from the dead isn´t something you want the neighbours to know about. As ex-best friend River wreaks havoc with her twisted spells, can the Graces ever escape the curses that have been tearing their family apart for generations?Eve, LaureLaure Eve is the author of novels Fearsome Dreamer, The Illusionists and The Graces, which is being published in 10 languages. She has also written for Buzzfeed, appeared on BBC Radio 2, and spoken at festivals, conventions and conferences in countries around the world. She is a French-British hybrid who grew up in Cornwall, a place saturated with myth and fantasy. Being a child of two cultures taught her everything she needed to know about trying to fit in at the same time as trying to stand out. She speaks English and French, and can hold a vague conversation, usually about food, in Greek.Laureeve.co.uk@LaureEveFacebook: Laure.Eve.1Instagram: laureevewriter
´The Noughts & Crosses series are still my favourite books of all time and showed me just how amazing story-telling could be´ STORMZY´I grew up reading her. It was one of the few books about black people, so I felt seen.´ CANDICE CARTY-WILLIAMS´The most original book I´ve ever read´ BENJAMIN ZEPHANIAH´´Malorie Blackman is absolutely amazing ... [Noughts & Crosses] really spoke to me, especially as a woman of dual heritage.´´ ZAWE ASHTON_____Years have passed since the love between Sephy - a Cross - and Callum - a Nought - destroyed their world and changed their families and society forever.Society appears to be very different now. For the first time ever, a Nought Prime Minister - Tobey Durbridge - is in power. Race and class don´t divide people anymore. But things are never really that easy.Because Tobey´s just been framed for murder, and the only way to free himself is to turn to his oldest friend - Callie-Rose.Their families divisions run deep, and when two young people are kidnapped, their lives and everything they´ve fought for are put in the firing line.And when you´re playing a game as dangerous as this one, it won´t be long before someone gets caught in the crossfire...Crossfire is the long-awaited new novel in legendary author Malorie Blackman´s ground-breaking Noughts & Crosses series.Blackman´s absorbing but alarming novel deals with themes of racism and prejudice . . . Unforgettable Independent 20080207Blackman, MalorieMalorie Blackman has written over sixty books for children and young adults, including the Noughts & Crosses series, Thief and a science-fiction thriller, Chasing the Stars. Many of her books have also been adapted for stage and television, including a BAFTA-award-winning BBC production of Pig-Heart Boy and a Pilot Theatre stage adaptation by Sabrina Mahfouz of Noughts & Crosses. There is also a major BBC production of Noughts & Crosses, with Roc Nation (Jay-Z´s entertainment company) curating and releasing the soundtrack as executive music producer.In 2005 Malorie was honoured with the Eleanor Farjeon Award in recognition of her distinguished contribution to the world of children´s books. In 2008 she received an OBE for her services to children´s literature, and between 2013 and 2015 she was the Children´s Laureate. Most recently Malorie wrote for the Doctor Who series on BBC One, and the fifth novel in her Noughts & Crosses series, Crossfire, will be published by Penguin Random House Children´s in summer 2019.