Darkness, Be My Friend
The battle continues as five ordinary kids must journey back into the heart of an epic conflict.Five months into World War III, Ellie and her four remaining friends have barely escaped the Australian town of Wirrawee with their lives and their sanity intact.But as the next step becomes clear,... show more
The battle continues as five ordinary kids must journey back into the heart of an epic conflict.Five months into World War III, Ellie and her four remaining friends have barely escaped the Australian town of Wirrawee with their lives and their sanity intact.But as the next step becomes clear, they realize they must once again sacrifice their hard-won comfort and safety. A group of soldiers has recruited the kids to guide the way to the Wirrawee air base.What could possibly motivate Ellie and her friends to return? This risky sabotage mission may be their only hope of rescuing their families, too.
Publish date: October 1st 2006
Publisher: Scholastic Books
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Series: Tomorrow (#4)
We can’t all be winners all the time. That’s the theme of this book. Sure, in the past, things have gone wrong. Plans have gone awry. People have been killed. But the main objective was always achieved. Wirrawee Bridge. The officer’s houses. Cobbler’s Bay. Not in this book. This book is all about fa...
As with all the others: highly enjoyable, gave me nightmares, full of action, tension and teenage angst, not brilliantly proofread. I enjoy the series because I really think it's original and I love how fast I get through them. I just wish Ellie would be slightly less repetitive.
I liked it, but I don't know if I'll move on with the series. The books are so expensive and not available in eBook and I'm getting sort of bored with it...anyone else feel that way?
If you haven’t read the other books in the series, BEWARE. There will be spoilers in this review.As the story begins, Ellie and her friends, Lee, Homer, Kevin, and Fi, are enjoying a little R & R in New Zealand. After receiving some much needed medical treatment, they get to enjoy a couple of mont...
John Marsden doesn't pull any punches! But I like his way of doing it - it's necessary to make the series seem realistic, yet he doesn't throw them all at once, so the reader gets time to breathe between each new tragedy.I didn't like this book quite as much as the previous three, as it seemed like ...