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Written by Joanna Nadin, Andrew Smith

Eden Synopsis

A chilling and compelling YA mystery from Joanna Nadin - bestselling author of Rachel Riley and three times nominated for Queen of Teen. I wait for my heart to slow and then I begin the game of 'what ifs' and 'if onlys'. What if I could turn back time? Would Eden still stand? Would Bea still be alive? After her cousin Bea is killed in a house fire, Evie returns to her childhood home of Eden, full of guilt for what might have been. She is not the only one seeking redemption. Bea's boyfriend, Penn, arrives in Cornwall, desperate to atone for a terrible mistake. And as Penn and Evie's feelings for each other intensify, Evie slowly unravels the dark truth behind Bea's tragic death...

Eden Press Reviews

The plots and how the interweave are extremely clever and the writing is very good. -- The School Librarian * The School Librarian * Undertones of Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca . . . a memorable psychological suspense novel about first love - and first hate -- Amanda Craig * The New Statesman * It's the combination of skilful writing, accurate intelligence and empathy for the agonies of adolescence that makes Nadin's books so popular with teenage girls . . . tense coming-of-age story . . . the emotional intensity of teenage love, desire and insecurity is brilliantly portrayed and Nadin's control of the unfolding, tense mystery is flawless * Daily Mail * A chilling and compelling YA mystery -- Fiona Noble * Bookseller Children's Guide *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406346992
Publication date: 3rd July 2014
Author: Joanna Nadin, Andrew Smith
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 240 pages

About Joanna Nadin, Andrew Smith

Joanna Nadin is the author of the bestselling Rachel Riley series for teenagers. She was nominated for the 2012 Queen of Teen award, in the company of Maureen Johnson and Cathy Cassidy. She was also shortlisted for the award in 2008 and 2010. Joanna has written many award-winning books for younger children, including the Penny Dreadful series, as well as Undertow (9781406353181) and Wonderland (9781406352580) for Walker. A former special adviser to the prime minister, she also freelances as a government speechwriter. Joanna lives in Bath with her daughter, Millie. Visit Joanna's website at

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