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This fast-paced debut novel tells how Jonathan, the only half-angel, half- demon in the universe, sets out to find the mysterious Gabriel’s clock which has gone missing. Protected by his parent’s, Jonathan has been brought up to think that he is normal but that is far from the truth! Failure in his quest will mean his family will die; success may bring on a war between Heaven and Hell which could destroy everyone. With the clock already ticking Jonathan must risk all and get on with the job in hand!
Jonathan is half-angel, half-demon, and the only one of his kind. But he has no idea of his true identity, and now a rogue archdemon wants him for his own sinister purpose...With the aid of a group of unlikely new friends, Jonathan races to find the mysterious Gabriel's Clock, which has the power to start a war between Heaven and Hell that could engulf them all. Gabriel's clock is ticking ...and time is running out.
Kids love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title.
Half-angel and half-demon boy Jonathan is in terrible danger. Archdemon Belial wants to capture him and use him as a weapon to conquer Heaven and Hell. Jonathan’s parents are also missing, but can he find them and stop Belial? A gripping fantasy.
Fast-paced debut Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading Books of the Year 2013
An original new voice Books for Keeps
Exciting, engrossing story full of thrilling moments Primary Times
One to watch in 2014 -- Chris Bushby (Bookseller, Jarrolds) Eastern Daily Press
|Publication date:||4th September 2014|
|Publisher:||Andersen Press Ltd|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 13+ readers|
|Genres:||Fantasy / Magical|
Hilton Pashley lives in Norwich where he works as a civil servant and magistrate. Gabriel’s Clock is his debut novel. He began writing Gabriel’s Clock several years ago, after the death of a close friend reminded him that life is too short not to try something new. When he’s not writing, Hilton flies large kites and drinks copious amounts of tea.More About Hilton Pashley