This chilling NYT bestseller from Anthony Horowitz, "a master of edge-of-your-seat writing" (Booklist, starred) is "an exhilarating read" (Kirkus) that "should attract a strong following" (PW)As punishment for a crime he didn't really commit, Matt was given a choice: go to jail or go live with... show more
This chilling NYT bestseller from Anthony Horowitz, "a master of edge-of-your-seat writing" (Booklist, starred) is "an exhilarating read" (Kirkus) that "should attract a strong following" (PW)As punishment for a crime he didn't really commit, Matt was given a choice: go to jail or go live with an old woman named Mrs. Deverill in a remote town called Lesser Malling. He should have chosen jail. A strange and sinister plan is coming together made in Lesser Malling, with Matt at the center of it all. People who try to help him disappear . . . or die. It all ties to an evil place named Raven's Gate - a place whose destiny is horrifyingly intertwined with Matt's own.
Publish date: October 2006
Pages no: 270
Edition language: English
This book was... ok.And I'm not entirely sure why I didn't like it more than I did. I guess I'm older than the "target group", maybe that has something to do with it..? The story itself is good, lots of action and things happening all through the book. Maybe it is the writing style that doesn't appe...
What possessed me to read this book? Well, a couple years back i saw a couple of episodes of a series called Foyle's War. The screenwriter was (is) Horowitz. I was so impressed with it, that i took advantage of a Huge promotion to buy this book! *Facepalm* I now understand why it, and the following ...
When he was eight, Matt's parents died. Afterwards he moved in with an aunt he barely knew and now after getting caught stealing and his friend stabbing a guard, Matt doesn't have many options left. He chooses to do a program called LEAF. Matt is sent to the middle of nowhere to live with his new gu...
خیلی برام جالبه، تم این کتاب و الکس رایدر از زمین تا آسمون متفاوت بود، ولی شخصیت هانقاط مشترک خیلی زیادی داشتن. مت تقریباالکس بود، با خصوصیات مشترک بسیار زیاد. احتمالا ریچار هم قراره جای جک رو بگیره.به نظرم دیگه تو فانتزی زیاده روی کرده بود...ولی هیجان ماجرا مث همه کتاباش قابل قبول بود. طوری که کتاب...
Matt Freeman is an orphan, with problems, some of his problems stem from his being orphaned and his aunt frittering away his money. When the law eventually catches up with him he finds himself in a mysterious village and the only person who can help him is himself. There are old ones and they have...