Loner Theo Sumner is a 14-year-old living in the isolated Queensland mining town of Scorpion Falls.
Following the arrival of an unsettling guest at the Iguana Motel, teenagers start disappearing in mysterious circumstances. As Theo looks for answers, he is drawn deeper into the murky underbelly of his hometown and a shocking nightmare encounter with the truth.
This is a more complex book than it first appears, with many twists and turns in the plot. The ending comes as a surprise
- Reading Age
- RRP (AUD)
- Young Adult
Illustrator, performer and producer, Martin Chatterton, has worked in the UK, US and Australia. Recently shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards and the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, he also writes crime fiction, screenplays, and produces animated children’s content.
Ford Street Publishing
Ford Street Publishing is a small independent Australian publisher of books for children and young adults. Since its establishment in 2007, Ford Street has published over 140 titles ranging from picture books through to middle-grade and young adult novels.