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Hold Back The Tide

Written by Melinda Salisbury

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Featured Books for Young Adults Horror & Ghost Stories Thrillers

A gripping paranormal horror with an environmental message

Shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2021

Set in a quiet lakeside community in 1800’s Scotland with one open secret — everyone knows that Alva's father killed her mother. Alva is planning to leave as soon as she can, but then the waters in the loch start dropping. And some things should stay hidden... When rumours start of dark creatures rising from the lake, Alva ignores them. But as terror begins to hold the village in its grip, Alva comes to realise that there may well be a connection between the secrets of her past and the horror of her present.

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Hold Back The Tide Synopsis

Everyone knows what happened to Alva's mother, all those years ago. But when dark forces begin to stir in Ormscaula, Alva has to face a very different future - and question everything she thought she knew about her past... Unsettling, sharply beautiful and thought-provoking, Hold Back the Tide is the new novel from Melinda Salisbury, bestselling author of The Sin Eater's Daughter trilogy.

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ISBN: 9781407180298
Publication date: 05/03/2020
Publisher: Scholastic
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781407180298
Publication date: 5th March 2020
Author: Melinda Salisbury
Publisher: Scholastic
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 384 pages
Suitable for: YA readers
Genres: Horror & Ghost Stories, Thrillers

About Melinda Salisbury

Melinda Salisbury is a British author who lives by the sea in Essex. She has always been an avid reader and loves to travel. She is the author of The Sin Eater's Daughter, The Sleeping Prince and The Scarecrow Queen When not writing the next novel in the trilogy, Melinda Salisbury is busy reading and travelling, both of which are now more addictions than hobbies.

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