The Island at the Edge of Night

The Island at the Edge of Night

Lucy Strange
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A twisty-turny shadowy mystery from highly-acclaimed and Waterstones Prize-shortlisted author Lucy Strange.

Young readers aged 8+ will be spellbound by this gripping gothic novel.

Lucy Strange is the queen of gothic fiction for middle grade readers. This thrilling mystery blends magical realism with stunning storytelling in a plot that has a classic feel, but tonnes of contemporary relevance. Perfect for fans of Emma Carroll and Frances Hardinge.


Abandoned at a boarding school on a bleak and remote Scottish island, Faye discovers that she and the other pupils have been sent there for doing something wicked. But what is it that Faye has done?

She might be bold enough to explore the prison-like island but has she the courage to face a secret deep within herself?

Lucy Strange is an award-winning children’s author who lives in the heart of the Kent countryside with her partner and their young son. Before becoming a professional writer, Lucy worked as an English teacher for fifteen years.

Number of pages: 304
Reading age guide: 8 to 12 years
Publication date: 11th April 2024
Publisher: Chicken House
ISBN: 9781913322380
Format: Paperback

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