Savannah Grey: A Horror Story by Cliff Mcnish
  

Savannah Grey: A Horror Story

Written by Cliff Mcnish

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If you're looking for a real page-turner that will have you gasping for breath then this is it. It's a horror story and a love story intertwined and 15 year old Savannah Grey is possibly the only person who can stop the evil force of Ocrassa from destroying nature and in turn the human race...

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Savannah Grey: A Horror Story by Cliff Mcnish

It's a difficult time for fifteen-year-old Savannah Grey - she's settled into her latest foster placement, but her body is acting strangely. Then other strange things begin to happen: nature, it seems, is exerting an overpowering force on the world. Birds behave erratically; gusts of wind blow leaves so fiercely they seem to lure people away. And Savannah discovers she has supernatural powers. Meanwhile, she feels drawn to the new boy Reece whose life is even stranger than hers. Quickly Savannah and Reece realise that nature has a purpose for them both. For they are on course to meet the vile and evil Ocrassa, who wants to destroy the world by corrupting nature. And it wants Savannah Grey to help realise its savage intent.

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the novel's strengths are its clear, uncliched prose and its power to evoke creepy events without descending into a mere gorefest. It offers a forceful frisson and yet, unlike some books in this genre, it is possible to finish reading it without feeling sullied. -- Nicolette Jones THE SUNDAY TIMES Beautifully written urban fantasy-come-horror story with a twist I certainly didn't see coming. Lyrical prose, great tension and wonderful creativity come together for a truly creepy story. Highly recommended.

't at all what I was expecting, but I loved it anyway. It's a perfect blend of mystery, horror and suspense, and even has a bit of romance thrown in too. It's wonderfully written, with a well-executed story that twists and turns like a winding road... To say this book is unusual is an understatement, but that's part of its charm and appeal.At times lyrical and haunting, Savannah Grey is by far my favourite offering from Cliff McNish. WONDROUSREADS BLOG (CONT) The horror lover in me is happy, and I'm glad I've found a book that is both gruesome and romantic. It's a rare mash-up, but it works incredibly well. I hope more authors have the confidence to try something a little bit different, as it's like opening the door to a breath of fresh air.

About the Author

Cliff Mcnish

Cliff McNish was born in Sunderland, but has spent most of his life in the southeast of England. His daughter Rachel loved listening to his stories from an early age. THE DOOMSPELL started as one of these. 'But before I knew what was happening,' says Cliff, 'the whole magical world of Ithrea just wanted to come to life in a bigger way. It wanted to live!'

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Paperback
240 pages
Interest Age: 9-11

Author

Cliff Mcnish
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Author's Website

www.cliffmcnish.com

Publisher

Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Publication date

4th February 2010

ISBN

9781842551127

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