Julie Mayhew has produced a book of such style, subtlety and timeless relevance that it can, even in its infancy, be described as a modern classic.
Books published by Hot Key
Trollhunters tracks the coming-of-age of Jim Sturgess Jnr., a seemingly ordinary kid with an over-protective father. Jim’s uncle, Jack, was the last child to vanish during a spate of child disappearances in 1969, the last of the "milk carton kids".
It’s not easy being a girl but author Hayley Long tries to make it as witty as possible in her new book for tweens, teens and beyond.
Fifteen-year-old Melon Fouraki lives with her mum. She has been brought up on The Story, the family fairy tale about her mum’s life in Crete and how she came to live in London.
A disinterested mother, a dead father and a tortured man conspire to force JD from his horridly hard life in the Boondocks into the City in this dystopian adventure for ages 12 and up.
Stormy has a dream of becoming a sky-rider, flying about on a dragon-horse hybrid – but before then he has to survive the drudgery of hard work in a castle kitchen. That is, until he finds an escaped convict, and elsewhere, a bewitching young woman to boot…
Secrets and Sapphires is the first book in a new young adult series that focuses on the inhabitants of the ancestral Somerton Court, in particular the eldest daughter Ava, in the early twentieth century.