A masterful, compelling story from an award-winning author, this is the anniversary edition of a story every child and parent will love.
Lucas is lonely. Orphaned and sent to live with his formidable guardian in a vast mansion, he longs for a friend.
Then Anna-Marie arrives. She's spoilt and wilful - and practically half his age. Lucas feels more alone than ever.
But one night something terrible happens. Lucas and Anna-Marie face a terrifying and treacherous ordeal, alone in the hostile city streets. Together, they must fight to survive ...
A compelling tale of villainy and suspense from the best-selling author of THE WOLVES OF WILLOUGHBY CHASE.
Joan Aiken is one of the most remarkable writers in modern children's fiction. - The Sunday Times
An old-fashioned rattling good yarn, full of extraordinary characters and gloriously rich language - Adele Geras, TES
Joan Aiken is a superb storyteller. Even when her stories touch on the dark, mystical side, they pull children with with fascination, not fear - Sainsbury's Magazine
Fog Hounds: 'Spellbinding adventures which are modern fairy tales.' - Aldershot Mail
A collection of manageably short but grippingly exciting tales that will have (children) coming back for more. - The Lady