Praise for the Night School series
‘Unforgettable scenes of suspense.’ Booklist
‘You’ll love the pacey plot and distinctly British edge this dark and gothic tale has within its pages.’ Sugarscape
‘St Trinian’s tinged with a murderous streak’ – Closer
‘Hints of tantalizing plot twists to come will have readers panting for the next instalment.’ Kirkus Reviews
‘Gloriously creepy’ – Image
When everyone is lying, who do you trust?
When Allie Sheridan is arrested for the third time, her parents send her to Cimmeria Academy, an exclusive boarding school in the south of England. There, she finds herself among the children of the super rich. At first she’s dazzled – everything seems so perfect. Gradually, though, she begins to realise that all is not what it seems.
Money can make you careless with other people’s lives. Having everything only makes you want more.
Soon Allie, who values truth above everything, will learn that Cimmeria is filled with deception. And danger.
The series was inspired by a photo of Prime Minister David Cameron and London Mayor Boris Johnson when they were teenagers and members of The Bullingdon Club – a secret society at Oxford University.
The picture became quite famous in the UK and soon other photos appeared showing more government officials and scions of wealthy families when they, too, were members of that same secret group.
I knew already that similar groups exist at American Ivy League schools and at the French Grandes écoles, and it all got me thinking. What was it like to be them? The children of prime ministers, billionaires and kings can almost get away with anything. And if you were sixteen and could get away with anything… What would you do?
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The Night School books have been translated into 21 languages. Check a local book store to find it in your language.