Black Cairn Point
Written by Claire McFall
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Winner of the Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2017 A haunting YA thriller unfolds on an isolated beach.
Heather Collins, Schools Programme Manager at Scottish Book Trust, said; “Congratulations to Claire McFall on winning the inaugural Scottish Teenage Book prize which encourages teens themselves to actively celebrate the books they love and attracted votes from secondary school pupils across Scotland.
Commenting on her win Claire said: "I'm over the moon that Black Cairn Point has been voted the winner of the first Scottish Teenage Book Prize. It's a brilliant award that encourages young people around Scotland to read books about and from their country and their culture. But it also encourages them to get involved by taking part in the competitions for readers that run alongside. Silver Skin and The Last Soldier are both terrific books, so to know that readers chose my novel is an enormous compliment. This is why I write.”
Black Cairn Point by Claire McFall
Heather agrees to a group camping holiday with Dougie and his friends because she's desperate to get closer to him. But when the two of them disturb a pagan burial site above the beach, she becomes certain that they have woken a malevolent spirit. Something is alive out there in the pitch-black dark, and it is planning to wreak deadly revenge.
One year later Heather knows that she was very lucky to escape Black Cairn Point but she is still waiting for Dougie to wake from his coma. If he doesn't, how will she prove her sanity, and her innocence?
A chilling and atmospheric thriller from unflinching and award-winning writer Claire McFall.
Gripping, constantly surprising, and with a truly shocking finale, this book proves yet again that McFall is one of the most fearless voices for YA fiction in Scotland -- Jasmine Fassl The Scotsman
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