Cruel Summer

Author(s): James Dawson

Teen (Ages 15+)

One year after the suicide of their friend Janey, the rest of the group decide to spend the summer together in a holiday villa in the Mediterranean. They're hoping to get over the terrible events of the previous year, but then a new guest arrives, claiming to have evidence that Janey's suicide was actually murder. When the guest is found dead, it becomes clear that the killer must be one of the group - but who is it? And will they strike again? A compelling psychological thriller - with a dash of romance.


Available Stock:

Order this Item

Add to Wishlist

Product Information

A group of friends are enjoying a long, hot summer in a Mediterranean villa - until someone starts killing them off, one by one...

Shortlisted for Sheffield Children's Book Award 2014.

James Dawson used to work as a primary school teacher. He has a passion for music and drama - and thrillers! Visit James' website at, follow him on Twitter @_jamesdawson and Pinterest at, like him on Facebook at, read his blog at and watch his Youtube channel at

General Fields

  • : 9781780621753
  • : Hachette Children's Group
  • : Indigo (an Imprint of Orion Children's)
  • : August 2014
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : James Dawson
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 336