Unleashed 1: A Life and Death Job
Written by Ali Sparkes
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Prize winning Ali Sparkes has created a fresh new series about a group of children with special powers. In stories brimming with adventure and danger, the kids live together using all their combined skills to keep the enemies that face them at bay. Lisa can hear the dead speak. They plague her with their needs but, can she also harness her special power and use the dead to help her? The first in a thrilling, action-packed series.
Shortlisted for the prestigious Sheffield Children's Book Award 2011.
Unleashed 1: A Life and Death Job by Ali Sparkes
A group of special teenagers, each with an incredible power. They live together and learn how to use their abilities, protected from those who wish to harm them. Now, for one short week they are let out into the world, with strict instructions that they must not use their powers. But good intentions are easy ...following them through is a different matter. For Lisa, every day is about life and death. Because she can hear dead people talking, and they just won't leave her alone. But on a trip to London it's the living who need her help. Someone is kidnapped and this time Lisa knows she has to help, even though it means walking into mortal danger. Now Lisa is in fear for her own life is there anyone to help her?
Praise for Stirring the Storm (from the Shapeshifter series):
'fast paced adventure' - Nikki Gamble, The Guardian
Praise for Frozen in Time:
'I know now what they mean by a plot that is toe-curlingly good ... brilliantly inventive and rollicking fantastical adventure' -BookBag
'It was outstanding. It blew me away'- Jamie Fenlon, judge on the Blue Peter Book Award panel
Praise for Wishful Thinking:
'A delight from start to finish ... Sparkes' clear, direct style is easy to read ... Oh, what fun this is!' Amanda Craig, The Times
About the Author
More books by Ali Sparkes
Oxford University Press
4th August 2011
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