Night School – a young adult thriller


Allie Sheridan’s world is falling apart. Her brother’s run away from home. Her parents ignore her. And she’s just been arrested. Again.

This time her parents have had enough. They cut her off from her friends and send her away to boarding school, far from her London friends.

But at Cimmeria Academy, Allie is soon caught up in the strange activities of a secret group of elite students.

When she’s attacked late one night the incident sets off a chain of increasingly violent events. As the school begins to seem like a very dangerous place, she finds out that nothing at Cimmeria is what it seems to be.

And that she is not who she thought she was.

Night School is the first book in the Cimmeria Academy thrillers series. Longlisted for the Waterstones Book Prize, winner of the Salisbury Book of the Year, the series has been translated into 24 languages.


‘A smart, engaging heroine and gripping, suspenseful plot.’ – Kirkus Reviews

‘A fast-paced read with solid plotting and plenty of intrigue; a straightforward summertime thrill.’ – Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

‘What a brilliant debut novel. I absolutely cannot wait to jump headfirst into the sequel. If you trust me at all, YOU WILL READ THIS.’ – Read Me Bookmark Me Love Me

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