The Messengers (Hardcover)

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If you could see the future, would you have the guts to change it? A new psychological thriller from the author of Daylight Saving.

Fifteen-year-old Frances is sent to her aunt’s house for the summer to escape difficulties at home. Soon she meets Peter, a man unlike anyone she has ever known. Peter is a messenger—but his messages never bring good news. Peter believes that Frances is a messenger, too. In a compelling page-turner as complex as it is chilling, the author of Daylight Saving poses the provocative question: If you could change the future, where would you start?

About the Author

Edward Hogan is the author of Daylight Saving and two adult novels: Blackmoor, which won the Desmond Elliott prize in the U.K. and was short-listed for both the London Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award and the Dylan Thomas Prize, and The Hunger Trace. He lives in Brighton, England.

Praise For…

A mash-up of philosophy, mystery, and horror, this haunting YA novel takes on all of these subjects with satisfying results
—School Library Journal (starred review)

The story poses the kind of ethical questions so popular in basic philosophy courses: if you had the opportunity to save a complete stranger at great risk to you or your family, would you do it? Since such quandaries are the stuff of teen existential exploration, this will please those of a philosophical as well as a supernatural turn of mind.
—Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Quietly thrilling.
—Kirkus Reviews

There are gothic elements to this fantasy thriller to keep fans of the genre satisfied.
—Booklist Online

Give this to any student who enjoys the supernatural.
—School library Connection

An adventurous read.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780763671129
ISBN-10: 0763671126
Publisher: Candlewick
Publication Date: May 12th, 2015
Pages: 224
Language: English