"A DELIGHTFUL BLEND OF MENACE, PATHOS AND MOMENTS OF DARK WIT"
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W. G. Grace burst onto the cricket scene in the 1860s with spectacular force. He dominated the game until the end of the century, and influences it to this day. He was the world's first sporting superstar, rivalled as a public figure only by Gladstone and Queen Victoria herself. His staggering achievements as both batsman and bowler made him…
Ellie Merryday’s life and family are slowly falling apart but
she has no conception yet of how much worse things can get.
When her son James finds an alien unlike anything he’s ever
seen on TV under the bushes out on the heath, apparently
unconscious and wounded, he decides to take it home.
But after the alien is responsible for the shocking death
of someone very close to him, James realises that
the game has changed.
It isn’t about becoming famous anymore.
It’s about staying alive.
And he realises that he’s going to have to take drastic steps
to protect himself and his family: to take the wounded
alien in hand before anyone else gets hurt.
But what preventative actions might a precocious and very
inventive twelve year old take to protect his loved ones?
And what repercussions might this lead to?
"CREEPY & TENSE BUT WITH SUCH AUTHENTIC CHARACTERS & SETTING THAT IT FEELS REAL"