Dangerously Close by Sandra Glover


Dangerously Close by Sandra Glover

'Everything, as far as Dee could tell, was a laugh to Hazel and Abbie. They were just the kind of friends she needed.' When Dee's traumatised family start a new life, she is relieved to find two uncomplicated, fun-loving friends. But with the onset of problems for one, and a controlling boyfriend influencing the other, Dee notices frightening parallels with her own troubles. Is she seeing things clearly, though? And will her efforts to help mean revealing family secrets? Secrets they so desperately want to keep hidden.


An uncomfortable story which entices you to read on by gradually revealing the trauma of Dee's family's past. Write Away a gripping, well written novel The School Librarian

About the Author

Sandra Glover

Sandra Glover was born in Manchester in 1953. She took a History degree at the University of Lancaster and then did her teacher training in York. She was Head of the History Department at a Comprehensive School in Luton.

She is married and has three children, two boys and a girl. She now lives in Cumbria. Her interests include books, theatre, film, history, cooking and animals.

Sandra Glover’s second book Breaking the Rules was published by Andersen in 1998 and her third book, The Girl Who Knew, published May 2000, were also shortlisted for the Lancashire Children’s Book of the Year Award. Her first novel for younger readers was e-(t)mail (2002), followed by The Foxcroft Files (2003) and My Spooky Sister (2004). Her most recent novel for younger readers is Message from Mia (2007), which was shortlisted for the Nottingham Brilliant Book Award 2007 and the RED Book Award (Falkirk) 2008.

Her latest book is Somewhere Else, which is published by Andersen Press in September 2008.

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176 pages
Interest Age: From 12


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Publication date

3rd April 2008



Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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