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Description - The Amethyst Child by Sarah Singleton

It's the summer holidays and Amber is bored. So when she meets non-conformist Dowdie, she is bowled over. Dowdie lives in a commune known as the Community, and gradually, Amber finds herself drawn into it. She discovers that Dowdie is an Amethyst child - a child with special talents unrecognised by normal society - and that her father, James, the leader of the commune, believes Amber is one too. Meanwhile Amber also meets Johnny, a gorgeous loner who shares her interest in photography. But Johnny is very dismissive of the Community, a place Amber now holds dear. Torn between Johnny and her friend Dowdie, Amber finds herself being drawn into a world of dark and dangerous secrets. Secrets which can only end in death and disillusionment...

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781416925910
ISBN-10: 1416925910
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Simon & Schuster Children's
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 6-May-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sarah Singleton

Sarah Singleton is a newspaper journalist and the author of several short stories, published in Interzone and 3rd Alternative magazine. This is her first novel for children.

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