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  • Published: 1 June 2015
  • ISBN: 9780552566773
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $16.99

Urban Legends




Terrifyingly dark European crime for a crossover audience from acclaimed, Carneige shortlisted author, Helen Grant.

A group of story-tellers are disappearing one by one.

A young woman is haunted by her past.

A serial killer has one target he is desperate to hunt down.

Veerle is trying to lie low, to live as 'normal' a life as she possibly can. But when you've thwarted a serial killer, it's hard to do this. Especially when he wants revenge . . .

  • Pub date: 1 June 2015
  • ISBN: 9780552566773
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $16.99

About the Author

Helen Grant

Helen Grant is a highly acclaimed YA author. Her debut novel attractied praise from critics and readers alike and was shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal.

Born in London in 1964, Helen showed an early leaning towards the arts after being told off for writing stories under the desk during maths lessons. She went on to read Classics at St Hugh's College, Oxford, and then worked in marketing for ten years to fund her love of travelling before returning to writing.

Helen now lives near Brussels with her husband, her two children and their two cats.

Helen Grant was born in London. She read Classics at St Hugh's College, Oxford, and then worked in marketing for ten years in order to fund her love of travelling. In 2001 she and her family moved to Bad Münstereifel in Germany, and it was exploring the legends of this beautiful town that inspired her to write her first novel. She now lives in Brussels with her husband, her two children and a small German cat.

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Praise for Urban Legends

“There were times when I was almost too scared to turn the page . . . Well written and brilliantly paced . . . As it says on the cover: "No one is safe"”

Parenting Without Tears

“Helen writes so perfectly, that you just can’t not read. She knows precisely how to play on all your inner fears, and then some”

Bookwitch

“Urban Legends was an exciting end to the trilogy. There was heart-stopping action, surprises that shocked me . . . plenty of creepy abandoned buildings and plenty of atmosphere”

Flutteringbutterflies.com

“Grant's pacing in Urban Legends is impeccable . . . just a perfect end to the series . . . I can’t recommend Urban Legends and its predecessors highly enough”

A Fantastical Librarian

“Make[s] the kind of breathtaking journey I wanted to begin again the moment I'd finished”

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