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Gap Year in Ghost Town

Gap Year in Ghost Town (Paperback)

By Pryor, Michael

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Anton Marin and his father are on high alert after a spike in ghost manifestations. Anton wants to help the ghosts. Rani Cross wants to slice and dice them. And they both need to work together to keep the city safe. A smart, snappy, funny and scary ghost-hunting adventure.

ISBN 9781760292768
Barcode 9781760292768
Published 26 July 2017 by Allen & Unwin
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781760292768
ISBN-10 1760292761
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Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Publication Date 26 July 2017
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Pryor, Michael
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Australian
Number of Pages 336
Dimensions Width: 138mm
Height: 208mm
Weight 360g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
Library of Congress Melbourne Vic - Fiction
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 754446

Description of this Book

Let's get this straight - ghosts are everywhere. I can see them. You can't. And, see them or not, they're dangerous. This is why my family has hunted ghosts for hundreds of years to protect people like you. The Marin family are outcasts of the ghost hunting world. They run a two-man operation in inner city Melbourne. Anton has the Ghost-sight, but his father does not. Rani Cross is supremely skilled in hand-to-hand combat, with enhanced speed and strength thanks to her magical initiation into the Company of the Righteous. When it comes to ghost-hunting methodology, Anton and Rani don't see eye to eye - Anton likes to 'ease their passage' to the next world, while Rani's all about the slashing. But Melbourne is under threat; with a massive spike in violent ghost manifestations, Anton and Rani must find a way to work together to keep supernatural forces at bay. And what with all the blindingly terrifying brushes with death, Anton must decide if he really wants in on the whole ghost hunting biz anyway.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for Best Fantasy Novel 2017 (Australia) -- Long-listed for Aurealis Awards 2018 (Australia)
NZ Review Filled with ghostly intrigue and delightful characters, Michael Pryor's latest novel is pure entertainment. --Books + Publishing

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Author's Bio

Michael Pryor is one of Australia's premier Science Fiction and Fantasy authors. He has more than a million words in print, publishing more than thirty-five books and over fifty short stories. Michael has been shortlisted seven times for the Aurealis Awards and seven of his books have been CBCA Notable Books. For more on Michael and his books, go to www.michaelpryor.com.au.

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