This is a stand-alone junior fiction, the third in Sue Copsey’s adventure stories set in New Zealand’s spookiest spots.
Finalist in the Sir Julius Vogel Awards (Best Youth Novel category)
“A wonderful adventure story, well researched and well written. First and foremost it’s fun, a fabulous spooky adventure tale.” – SQ Mag
“A spine-chilling story with well-described characters. I would recommend it to any Kiwi child who loves a good ghost story.” – Booksellers NZ
“So great I couldn’t put it down. It was spooky, spine-chilling and weird, the three things I love most in a mystery novel.” – Hooked on NZ Books
Meet Kiwi author Sue Copsey
Sue Copsey is an award-winning writer of ghost and magical adventure stories for children. She was a senior editor at Dorling Kindersley in London before moving to New Zealand, where she now works as a freelance writer and editor.
Her books The Ghosts of Tarawera and Our Children Aotearoa received Notable Book Awards from the Storylines Children’s Literature Trust of New Zealand, and Children Just Like Me won the UK Times Educational Supplement award for best children’s non-fiction.
Sue also writes adult fiction under the pseudonym Olivia Hayfield. Her novels are published internationally by Hachette and Penguin Random House. She has two children and lives in Auckland.
Find out more about Sue on her author page.