A tense and haunting thriller in which the power of the forest looks set to destroy all around it. Drawn to the forest around the house, Maya witnesses strange and unnatural events. Even when in the safety of her new home, she is terrorised by strange scratchings in the night. Can Kate uncover the mystery that stalks her parents’ new home? And how can she get anyone to believe her story?
What secrets lay buried in the heart of the forest? When Maya strays into the forest she also walks straight into a nightmare. It's not just the horrific discovery she makes among the trees, it's what's waiting for her at home. Something too terrifying to believe in. She's not even sure she believes it herself. Perhaps she's going mad - only imagining the sounds in the night and the feeling of being stalked. Maybe she didn't see anything in the forest after all? And there's another question: what was she doing there in the first place ...alone ...at dusk? All she knows is that the eyes of a fox drew her there. They will do so again.
'It's possible to be chillded to the bone without meeting any vampires. In Tim Bowler's frightening and well-paced Buried Thunder, Maya's enemy is a personal demon... The story is strong' - The Observer
Publication date: 08/12/2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
|Publication date:||8th December 2011|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Suitable for:||13+ readers|
Tim was our Guest Editor in February 2011. Click here to see his selections. Tim Bowler is one of the UK’s most compelling and original writers for teenagers. He was born in Leigh-on-Sea and after studying Swedish at University he worked in forestry, the timber trade, teaching and translating before becoming a full-time writer. He lives with his wife in a small village in Devon and his workroom is an old stone outhouse known to friends as ‘Tim’s Bolthole’. Tim has written eighteen books and won fifteen awards, including the prestigious Carnegie Medal for ...More About Tim Bowler
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