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Sinister Intent

Written by Catherine MacPhail

Part of the Nemesis Series

Sinister Intent Synopsis

'Then I heard it: something swishing rhythmically towards me out of the blackness. Ever had that feeling of terror when you can't see what's coming but you know it might be your worst nightmare?' Strange lights in the night sky, people disappearing, a mysterious man calling himself Destiny ...Ram has run straight into another mystery. But the people who go missing are people no one will miss, except Ram and the dotty old woman who rescues him ...And the Dark Man finds Ram again - but how? Just when Ram thinks it is safe to run, he discovers another terrifying truth. Something that means he will never be safe again. Not him. Not anyone.

Sinister Intent Press Reviews

#39;Crafting some strong characters, MacPhail deftly builds up a suspicious situation, carefully feeding evidence to the reader #39; Big Issue London #39;MacPhail gives a resounding voice to Scottish children, her acute ear for their repartee allowing some laugh #45;out #45;loud moments amidst the tension #39; Scottish Review of Books #39;Young adult fiction is going from strength to strength, led by authors like Catherine MacPhail #39; The Bookseller

Book Information

ISBN: 9780747582700
Publication date: 10th October 2007
Author: Catherine MacPhail
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 272 pages

About Catherine MacPhail

Catherine was born and brought up in Greenock in Scotland, where she still lives. She started off writing short stories for magazines and radio, as well as two romantic novels. She loves comedy and has had two comedy series on BBC Radio 2. She never even considered writing for children until something happened to her daughter, Katie, which sparked off her first novel for teenagers, Run Zan Run. It was published in 1994 and won the Kathleen Fidler Award for a first novel. Her second, Fighting Back was one of the first winners of the Scottish Children's Book Award in 1999. More recently, ...

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