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For National Curriculum Key Stage 2, For National Curriculum Key Stage 3, Interest age: from c 9 years, Fiction, Thrillers (Children's / Teenage), Science fiction (Children's / Teenage), Animal stories (Children's / Teenage)

Get ready to run . . . an edge-of-your-seat thriller with bite from international bestselling author Linwood Barclay, in his first novel for children.

Get ready to run . . . an edge-of-your-seat thriller with bite from international bestselling author Linwood Barclay, in his first novel for 9-12 year olds.

Chipper is a very special dog. As part of a top-secret, multi-million dollar experiment to create the ultimate canine spy technology, Chipper's whole life has been spent within the walls of a secret organization known only as The Institute. Chipper is supposed to be more machine than mutt, but something's wrong and The Institute knows it. He's about to be terminated.

Across the state, twelve-year-old orphan Jeff Conway is working all hours at his aunt Flo's lakeside cabin business. He misses his parents, his old life, and the dog he had to leave behind.

When Chipper escapes and his and Jeff's paths collide, dog and boy find themselves tangled up in the most dangerous game of chase imaginable...

Winner of the Arthur Ellis award for Best Kid's Crime Novel

Danger, secrets and thrilling suspense in Linwood Barclay's action-packed first novel for children.

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Praise for Chase

  • Where has Linwood Barclay been all my life? His is the best thriller I've read in five years. I literally couldn't put it down - Stephen King on NEVER LOOK AWAY

  • A killer of a thriller - NEW YORK TIMES on NO SAFE HOUSE

  • Canada's biggest fiction export - TORONTO LIFE

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Linwood Barclay

Linwood Barclay is the international bestselling author of many critically acclaimed novels, including NO SAFE HOUSE, A TAP ON THE WINDOW, TRUST YOUR EYES and the Richard & Judy 2008 Summer Read winner and number one bestseller, NO TIME FOR GOODBYE. He lives near Toronto with his wife.

www.linwoodbarclay.com.

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