“Be careful what you wish for.”
Laura was orphaned in a boring childrens’ home before she was whisked off to live with her Uncle whom she never knew existed. While living in the childrens’ home, she always wished her life was packed with mysteries and adventures. Her wish had come true. Everywhere she turns, another mystery occurs. Will she ever find out why her Uncle is so intent on raising his own past? And is Tariq a friend or foe? Time will reveal everything.
Blue Peter Book of the Year 2011
“An absorbing novel that will hold the imagination of young readers and keep them guessing throughout” The Bookseller.
‘It’s gripping, hugely entertaining and has something special about it – I just can’t put my finger on it. Lauren St. John has written a beauty with this one! My only criticism that it wasn’t longer. I was left yearning for more!” The Empire of Books.
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