Stone Rider by David Hofmeyr
  

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Adam Stone wants freedom and peace. He wants a chance to escape Blackwater, the dust-bowl desert town he grew up in. Most of all, he wants the beautiful Sadie Blood. Alongside Sadie and the dangerous outsider, Kane, Adam will ride the Blackwater Trail in a brutal race that will test them all, body and soul. Only the strongest will survive.

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Stone Rider by David Hofmeyr

The Hunger Games meets The Road in a stunning debut novel from a powerful new voice in YA fiction. Adam Stone wants freedom and peace. He wants a chance to escape Blackwater, the dust-bowl desert town he grew up in. Most of all, he wants the beautiful Sadie Blood. Alongside Sadie and the dangerous outsider, Kane, Adam will ride the Blackwater Trail in a brutal race that will test them all, body and soul. Only the strongest will survive. The prize? A one-way ticket to Sky-Base and unimaginable luxury. And for a chance at this new life, Adam will risk everything... Pacy and gripping, with echoes of Mad Max and a dash of Brave New World. (Sally Green, author of Half Bad).

About the Author

David Hofmeyr was born in South Africa and lives between London and Paris. In 2012 he was a finalist in the SCBWI Undiscovered Voices competition and in 2013 he graduated with distinction from Bath Spa University with an MA in Writing for Young People. He works as a Planner for Ogilvy & Mather in the UK. Stone Rider is his first novel.

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Format

Paperback
336 pages
Interest Age: From 13

Author

David Hofmeyr
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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

16th July 2015

ISBN

9780141354439

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