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E-Books from Infinity Plus

Out now from Infinity Plus E-Books: seven of my title for children and reluctant readers, previously published by Barrington Stoke. For more information, click here.

Race Against Time

An ordinary camping trip goes horribly wrong. Al and Jenny find themselves in the year 2055… and the future is grim.

The countryside is full of troops and army tanks.

But worse than that, there are no black people, no Asian people… Only white people are left.

Something dreadful has happened. Al and Jenny are stuck in a nightmare. Will they ever get out?

Race Against Time is a story about racism and intolerance in a future that might just come to pass…

First published by Barrington Stoke, 2005.

Age range: 12 to 16 year-olds.

8,300 words.

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Revenge

Dan’s got everything – and everything to lose.

Dan Radford has it all. He’s a professional footballer with a big house, fast cars, cash – and a drink problem.

But when the star striker finds a burglar in his house, he’s dragged into a nightmare of violence, kidnap, and blackmail. Dan has an enemy – and he’s out for revenge.

Revenge charts the dark side of the glamorous world of a pro-footballer…

First published by Barrington Stoke, 2007.

Age range: Young Adult.

14,800 words.

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Crazy Love

“Hi, I’m Trish.

This is my diary. It was the most important week of my life.

I didn’t like myself before that week. I was a bitch, a real bitch.

Then I met someone, and things began to get a lot better.

And then things got a lot worse…”

Crazy Love is the hard-hitting story of Trish Green – and how she grew up in the course of one week.

First published by Barrington Stoke, 2006.

Age range: 12 to 16 year-olds.

9,000 words.

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Fire Bug

“One match,” he said. “One match is all it’d take.”

Danny has moved to a new town and things are not going well. No-one has taken an interest in him – he’s bored and lonely and bullied by the cruel and violent Ross Davis. But then Danny discovers something new, something that makes him feel powerful.

But will Danny know where to stop?

Fire Bug is the story of what goes wrong when Danny tries to make his life go right…

First published by Barrington Stoke, 2003.

Age range: 12 to 16 year-olds.

10,000 words.

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Guilty

A dead body.

Blood on the knife.

Nicky’s fingerprints are everywhere.

But is he guilty – did Nicky kill Kev Carson?

You can be the Judge…

Guilty is the story of a terrible crime and what happened next.

First published by Barrington Stoke, 2009.

Age range: 12 to 16 year-olds.

2,500 words.

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A Dinosaur Ate My Socks

Mouse and Millie’s homework is all about dinosaurs.

So when the alien Umba-Wumba comes to visit in his space-time ship, the three friends decide to go back in time – to see the dinosaurs close up!

But the dinosaurs get too close…

Can they escape the hungry allosaurs?

A Dinosaur Ate My Socks is a fast-paced adventure about time-travel and monsters…

First published by Barrington Stoke, 2009.

Age range: 5 to 10 year-olds.

5,000 words.

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A Monster Ate My Marmite

Mouse and Millie are back!

This time, their homework is to write a story about knights.

Luckily they have Umba-Wumba’s space-time ship and can go back in time to see for themselves.

They meet a real knight, but he has a problem.

He has to kill a monster that’s loose in the village.

Can Mouse and Millie help?

A Monster Ate My Marmite is another fun adventure in time with Mouse and Millie and their alien friend.

First published by Barrington Stoke, 2011.

Age range: 5 to 10 year-olds.

4,800 words.

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These titles are perfect for reluctant readers: fun, easy to read stories about people facing dangers, threats… and even dinosaurs!

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