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The Repossession

Sam Hawksmoor

8 Reviews

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For National Curriculum Key Stage 3, For National Curriculum Key Stage 4 & GCSE, Interest age: from c 12 years, Fiction, Thrillers (Children's / Teenage), Romance & relationships stories (Children's / Teen

Romance and suspense combine in a tense teen thriller that will leave you gasping for more ...

34 kids missing. Vanished without a trace.

Believing she is possessed, Genie Magee's mother has imprisoned her all summer encouraged by the sinister Reverend Schneider. Beautiful Rian, love of her life, sets her free, and their escape washes them up at Marshall's remote farmhouse downriver. But why are there newspaper clippings of the missing kids pinned to Marshall's bathroom wall And should they believe his stories about the experiments at the Fortress, an underground research station nearby

Genie meets Denis. Missing two years now, but hasn't grown an inch. Rian is haunted by Ren e, who insists she's not actually dead. Soon they discover the terrible truth about Reverend Schneider and worse, Genie is next ... and Rian can't do a thing to prevent it.

The Repossession is just the beginning.

'Forget Bella and Edward. Genie and Rian are the new IT couple in the teen fiction world!' Kooky Toon Book Corner blog

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Praise for The Repossession

  • Defies expectation in the best possible way. - Chicklish

  • Forget Bella and Edward. Genie and Rian are the new IT couple in the teen fiction world! - Kooky Toon Book Corner

  • Breathtakingly wonderful. Genie and Rian are my new favourite couple. - The Book Bag

  • Smart, dark and graceful, this story is sure to send chills down your spine. - Evie-bookish.blogspot

  • An explosive cliff-hanger ending. Can't wait for the second in the series. - A Dream of Books

  • Multi-dimensional appeal and a shattering conflict of good and evil. - Choose YA

  • In the true tradition of adventure-yarns... it is to be hoped that the second installment is equally ingenious. **** - Books For Keeps

  • A wonderful addition to young adult genres and an amazing work of author Sam Hawksmoor... utterly remarkable. - thoughtsandroses.blogspot

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Sam Hawksmoor

Sam Hawksmoor is a former Course Leader for two MA in Creative Writing programmes, joint editor of the long runnning web magazine - http://www.hackwriters.com and has lived in Canada, France, USA and the UK - sometimes travel writing - sometimes teaching or when absolutely broke panning for gold in BC. (It's way harder than you think.)

Under a pseudonym he has written historical novels set in the American West (Diamonds - the Rush of '72) as well as contemporary thrillers set in Canada, but now concentrates on YA fiction because that's the most fun in writing today. His favourite writers are Paulo Bacigalupi, Carrie Mac, Raymond Chandler and Philip K Dick and it's far to hard to pick out favourite movies but Nine (The sock puppet Armaggedon one), Bladerunner, Hot Tub Time Machine stand out (OK he meant High Fidelity but secretly HTTM is more fun). His favourite place is Vancouver, BC and his best beach is Llandudno in Cape Town and yes, he loves Bat for Lashes and The Pierces.

The Repossession is joint winner of The Wirral Paperback of the Year and Bronze Winner of the Sussex Amazing Book Award. It was also shortlisted for the Leeds Book Award.

Check out Sam's website: http://www.samhawksmoor.com/index.html

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