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Alex Nye


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Range: Kelpies Paperback 208 pages 198 x 130 mm ISBN: 9781782501497 Publication date: 17th July 2014
Genre: Ghosts and Spells Ideal for ages: 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 Chill series
Scottish Children's Book Award winner

The Morton family are cursed. Their house is haunted by eerie footsteps, a ghostly figure and whispers in the night.

Together, Samuel and Fiona discover a deadly tale of betrayal, revenge, and a family secret long forgotten.

Trapped by snow and ice, can they escape the chill or will the Morton children be doomed to repeat the past forever?


'In both tales, Nye's prose is chilling and sparse, and works well to build tension as the ghost stories emerge... These scary stories are a great addition to any middle-grade collection.'
-- School Library Journal

'It's a tense confection of mystery, historical intrigue and adventure for 8-12 year olds.'
-- Lindsey Fraser, Sunday Herald



Alex Nye was born in Leicester, England, and has been writing for many years. Her children’s novels, Chill, which won a Scottish Children’s Book Award in 2007, and its sequel, Shiver, were inspired by the Stirlingshire countryside. She lives in Dunblane, Scotland, with her two…

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