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A slick and sexy debut thriller from a talented new author. Losing Lila is the second.
17-year-old Lila has two secrets she's prepared to take to the grave. The first is that she can move things just by looking at them. The second is that she's been in love with her brother's best friend, Alex, since forever. After a mugging exposes her unique ability, Lila decides to run to the only people she can trust - her brother and Alex. They live in Southern California where they work for a secret organisation called The Unit, and Lila discovers that the two of them are hunting down the men who murdered her mother five years before. And that they've found them. In a world where nothing and no one is quite as they seem, Lila quickly realises that she is not alone - there are others out there just like her - people with special powers -and her mother's killer is one of them...
|Publication date:||4th August 2011|
|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd|
|Suitable for:||13+ readers|
Sarah Alderson only started writing seriously in 2008, when she decided to give up her South London life and job in the not-for-profit sector to travel the world with her husband and young daughter in search of a new place to call home. After several months in India, Singapore, Australia and the US, they settled in Bali, where Sarah now spends her days writing by the pool. Despite not being a lover of exercise, Sarah finds her best ideas come to her when she’s swimming. Hunting Lila was her first novel.More About Sarah Alderson