We introduced you to Tom Becker earlier in the year with his superb debut – Darkside (winner of a major children’s book award) and we’re thrilled now to have just finished reading his second. Lifeblood is taut, gripping and mysterious and is set in a rich fantasy world where murders and dangerous secrets are commonplace. Definitely one to read when you have time to read it in a sitting as you won’t be able to put it down. This is the second instalment in the Darkside series that includes Darkside and now Nighttrap.
Winner of the Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize, this Gothic horror set in a dark netherworld will chill you to the bone!
|Publication date:||1st October 2007|
|Suitable for:||9+ readers|
Tom Becker won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2007 at the age of twenty-five with his first novel, DARKSIDE. As well as further books in the DARKSIDE series, Tom has written several standalone YA horror novels, including DARK ROOM for the acclaimed Red Eye horror series from Stripes. Since Tom Becker learned to hold a pen, he wanted to become a writer. In fact, when he was 5 years old, he wrote in a notebook that it was his dream was to be an author. Aged 25, Tom has realised that dream with publication of his first novel, Darkside in January 2007. ...More About Tom Becker
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