Ghost of a Chance by Rhiannon Lassiter
  

Ghost of a Chance

Written by Rhiannon Lassiter

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A thrilling story that twists and turns as the deep and menacing malevolence at its heart exercises its power. Always an odd child and an orphan since birth, when fifteen year old Eva disappears it is said that she committed suicide. But luckily Eva hasn’t completely disappeared; her ghostly self begins to unravel the mystery of her own disappearance – and much, much more – in a chilling drama strongly set in a crumbling stately home. Rich in atmosphere and tension it reaches a tremendous conclusion.

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Synopsis

Ghost of a Chance by Rhiannon Lassiter

Last Chance ... 'You know that girl, the one in my class? The one that died. She lived here.'

Lost Chance ...'You're dead, Eva Chance. You died and nobody noticed. You died and nobody cared.'

No more Chances left ...They said it was suicide, but Eva knows she was murdered. Now she inhabits a sinister spirit world along with the tortured and malevolent ghosts of her ancestral home. Solving the crime could end her existence - but if the killer isn't found how many more will die?

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‘Lassiter . . . is a young writer to look out for’ - The Times

About the Author

Rhiannon Lassiter was born in 1977 and is the eldest daughter of award-winning children’s author Mary Hoffman. Her first novel, Hex, was accepted for publication when she was nineteen years old. She lives and works in Oxford. Since then she has published nine further novels, a non-fiction book about the supernatural, and co-edited an anti-war anthology of poetry and prose. Rhiannon’s books have been widely reviewed, nominated for multiple awards and translated into over ten foreign languages.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
384 pages

Author

Rhiannon Lassiter
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Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

6th January 2011

ISBN

9780192755629

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