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Undertow

Written by Joanna Nadin, Andrew Smith

Undertow Synopsis

An emotionally compelling young adult book from Joanna Nadin - bestselling author of Rachel Riley and three times nominated Queen of Teen - featuring romance and family mystery through three generations of mother and daughters. Can Billie find the truth? When sixteen year old Billie Paradise inherits her grandmother's house, it's a fairytale come true. She and her family move from their rented flat in London to start a new life by the sea. Maybe Billie can even find the father she's never met. But moving back to her mum's childhood home uncovers long-buried secrets and Billie soon discovers that people may die, but the past lives for ever.

Undertow Press Reviews

This is a wonderful story. -- Ann Giles * Bookwitch * Though addressing many hard-hitting issues this is ultimately a positive book. * Carousel * A powerful and emotional read. * Bliss Book Chart * A dark and thrilling tale that is both haunting and moving * The School Librarian *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406353181
Publication date: 22nd July 2014
Author: Joanna Nadin, Andrew Smith
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 272 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. Her most recent teen novel for Walker is Eden, and she has written award-winning books for younger children, including the Penny Dreadful series. A former special adviser to the prime minister, she also freelances as a government speechwriter. She lives in Bath with her daughter, Millie.

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