Chasing the Dark
Sam Hepburn
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UK Price: £6.99
Format: Paperback
Age: 10+
Size: 198x129mm
Extent: 272pp
ISBN: 978-1-908435-68-2
Publication date: June 2013
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Joe’s mum is dead.

Killed alongside a stranger, in a hit-and-run car crash. Her last words, a message for someone he doesn’t know. Angry and alone, he takes his dog for a late-night walk, where he finds himself at the gates of a mansion belonging to an old movie star.

It’s here that Joe begins his chase to uncover the truth of what happened that night ...

Dark night. Rain-slashed road. A great black 4x4 screeching out of nowhere, its headlights catching Mum’s pale, frightened face behind the

I’ve really enjoyed dipping in to real events to create the web of secrets that throw my hero Joe into a murky wold of spies, gangs and  conspiracy. An unsolved murder, a mysterious tramp and a car crash that kills his mum are just the start ...


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