Author(s): Philip Pullman
Chris falls in love with Jenny the moment he sets eyes on her at an Oxford ball. She's beautiful but secretive and he can't help but want to be with her. But fate is cruel and, as their relationship blossoms, tragedy and violence wait in the wings. Chris's boss has a shady past that won't stay hidden. And his ruthless enemies will use two innocent teenagers to exact their revenge on him ...
A tense, romantic thriller by one of the world's greatest children's writers now with a striking new cover look
Philip Pullman is one of the best known children's writers in the world today. He is the acclaimed author of novels, short stories and plays for readers of all ages. He has received many accolades and awards for his books for children. The first volume of the HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy, NORTHERN LIGHTS, won the 1996 Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and the British Book Award. The final part of the trilogy, THE AMBER SPYGLASS, won both the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year and the main Whitbread Book of the Year awards in 2001. THE FIREWORK-MAKER'S DAUGHTER won the 1996 Smarties Gold Award. CLOCKWORK was shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year 1997, and for the Carnegie Medal. He lives in Oxford.