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The Haven: Book 1

Simon Lelic

4 Reviews

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The Haven, Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage)

You don't know it exists, but when you have nowhere else to turn, the Haven will find you ... An adrenaline-fuelled adventure in a new series by top thriller writer Simon Lelic.

You don't know it exists, but when you have nowhere else to turn, the Haven will find you ... An adrenaline-fuelled adventure in a new series by top thriller writer Simon Lelic.

Our city. Our secret. Our rules.

Alone. On the run. Ollie Turner has nowhere to hide.

But he gets a second chance. Underneath the city there's a secret organisation, far from adult eyes.

It's called the Haven.

Soon Ollie is caught up in their battle: to stop Maddy Sikes destroying the city. Time is running out for Ollie and his new friends, and millions of lives are at stake ...

'What a cool idea. Modern street kids doing it for themselves and kicking adult butt.' Charlie Higson 'One of those grab 'em by the throat thrillers that takes off on the first page.' Eoin Colfer

'Adventurous, and thrilling.' Harsh Budheo, age 11, LoveReading4Kids

'An action-packed book, rammed full of adventure and danger. I loved reading this book.' Bella Rix-Clancy, age 11, LoveReading4Kids

'A riveting read - fast-paced from the off and with breathless action. A perfect haven for young readers!' Chris Bradford, author of YOUNG SAMURAI

An explosive and compelling read from the writer of thrillers THE HOUSE, THE LIAR'S ROOM and RUPTURE.

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Praise for The Haven: Book 1

  • What a cool idea. Modern street kids doing it for themselves and kicking adult butt. - Charlie Higson

  • One of those grab 'em by the throat thrillers that takes off on the first page. - Eoin Colfer

  • A riveting read - fast-paced from the off and with breathless action. A perfect haven for young readers! - Chris Bradford, author of YOUNG SAMURAI

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  • The Haven was a wonderful, action-packed book with twists and turns at every corner. It really had a sense of adventure and I couldn't put it down until I was finished! With a great plot twist and amazing storyline, I would definitely recommend it!

    Sharon Lim

    Rated 4
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Simon Lelic

Simon Lelic is a writer of crime and thriller novels for adults - winner of the Betty Trask Award, shortlisted for the CWA Dagger Awards and the Galaxy National Book Awards. He lives in Brighton with his wife and three children. Other than his family, reading is Simon's biggest passion. He also holds a black belt in karate, in which he trains daily. You can follow him on Twitter @Simon_Lelic.

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