Darke Academy 1: Secret Lives by Gabriella Poole
  

Darke Academy 1: Secret Lives

Written by Gabriella Poole

13+ readers   Debuts of the Month   eBooks   
Download an extract Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

This is the first story in a series of three featuring supernatural spirits, with each one set in a different exotic city. Secret Lives has a gripping unputdownable plot, a sophisticated Parisian setting and paranormal romance that will set the readers pulse racing. Following the success of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series, this provides the perfect reading material for all those desperate for more, with the excellent quality of writing setting it apart from other wannabe paranormal romance titles.

Synopsis

Darke Academy 1: Secret Lives by Gabriella Poole

The Darke Academy is a school like no other. An elite establishment that moves to an exotic new city every term, its students are impossibly beautiful, sophisticated and rich. And the more new scholarship girl Cassie Bell learns about the Academy, the more curious she becomes.

What sinister secrets are guarded by the Few -- the select group of students who keep outsiders away? Who is the dark stranger prowling the corridors at night? And what really happened a year earlier, when the last scholarship girl died in mysterious circumstances? One thing Cassie will discover is that a little knowledge may be a dangerous thing, but knowing too much can be deadly...

About the Author

Gabriella Poole

Gabriella Poole is a pseudonym used by Gillian Philip. Gillian is based in the north-east highlands of Scotland, where she lives with one husband, two children, one labrador (Cluny), two cats (Pebble and Dash), and way too many rabbits.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback

Author

Gabriella Poole
More books by Gabriella Poole

Author's Website

www.gillianphilip.com/

Publisher

Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

6th August 2009

ISBN

9780340989241

Categories


Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****