The Runaway by Angela Mcallister

The Runaway

Written by Angela Mcallister

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From this highly acclaimed author comes a haunting 19th century story of loss and revenge, the power of friendship and the power of forgiveness. Inspired by true events, The Runaway is a beautifully written, compelling story of transforming darkness into light. Megan is a healer, yet when she cannot save her young brother she punishes herself until ultimately she herself is healed and friendships are renewed. With richly drawn characters and a well plotted story, this title is equally compelling as her first novel The Tide Turner.


The Runaway by Angela Mcallister

Meet Megan, frightened, guilty, and running away from everything she’s ever known, Marguerite, blind and despised, her only companions two silent, watchful owls. Her eyes. A deserted almost derelict house; the perfect place for so many secrets. And Tom, biding his time, waiting for the right moment to bring this fragile world crashing down...

About the Author

Angela Mcallister

ANGELA MCALLISTER is the author of over 70 books for children and teens. Her books have won several awards, including the Red House Book Award for Yuck! That's Not a Monster! and the Stockport and Portsmouth Awards for My Mum has X-Ray Vision. Her picture book, Leon and the Place Between has been adapted for the stage and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. She has collaborated with many illustrators, including Grahame Baker-Smith, Alex T. Smith, Margaret Chamberlain, Ross Collins and Peter Bailey.

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Orion Publishing Co

Publication date

25th June 2009




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