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Red Fever

Caroline Clough


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Range: Kelpies Paperback 224 pages 198 x 130 mm ISBN: 9780863157769 Publication date: 21st October 2010
Genre: Adventure and Thriller Theme: Dystopia Ideal for ages: 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 Red Fever series
No school. No phones. No friends. Just a race for survival.

A deadly virus, red fever, has killed most
people on Earth. Scotland is a wasteland,
overrun by wild dogs. Toby’s little sister Sylvie
is dangerously ill, so his family set sail along
the north-east coast in search of medicine.

As fierce pirates pursue them, and hungry
dogs hound them, will they find a cure
for Sylvie before it’s too late?


'An adventure of immense pace and imagination, with a young hero, Toby battling against terrible odds with a courage and intelligence every reader will envy and admire.'
-- Roger McGough

'A thrilling adventure set at a time of total devastation.'
-- Julia Eccleshare, LoveReading4Kids

'A great book and I really enjoyed it... Having a good local author is a great luxury. Not only was the setting a great aspect of the novel, but the storyline was gripping. There was so much happening that I just wanted to keep reading on to find out what was going to happen next; it was a book I just couldn't put down.'
-- Greig Torpey, aged 15, Aberdeenshire

'I thoroughly enjoyed this book... This book is great for children from 9+ who love adventure stories.'
-- Harriet Johnson-Gibbs, aged 10

'An atmospheric beginning to this story hooks the reader into a tale of survival against all odds ... This is an excellent read with incisive narrative and sharp dialogue.'
-- Just Imagine

'This blood pumping story gives you a rush of adrenaline and the only medicine is to read it right to the last page.'
-- Owen Roberts, Carousel, Summer 2011

'This gripping story of a post-epidemic world will keep readers spellbound... The dramatic tale makes fine reading; the North Sea setting with Scots characters and dialect add interest.'
-- The Yellow Brick Road

-- Crazed Mind

Red Fever


Caroline Clough was born and raised in Yorkshire but has lived in Scotland for 30 years. She was inspired to write her thrilling post-apocalyptic Red Fever series after living for many years in rural Aberdeenshire outside Turriff with her husband, two children, and a menagerie…

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