Daniel Blyth

In the author’s words,

Daniel Blythe is the author of 14 published books, including acclaimed fiction and non-fiction for adults, teenagers and children. He has been one of the writers for the BBC’s Doctor Who books and is the creator of Shadow Runners. His work has been translated into several languages and has sold in many countries including the USA, Canada, Brazil, France and Germany. He lives with his family on the edge of the Peak District in Yorkshire, England.

New pupil at St Agnes’ school in the historic city of Mersebury, mysterious, otherworldly girl called Emerald Greene. A girl without a past, family or friends who’s befriended by Jess and Richie, little do they know that they’re in for a few shocks. Emerald lives in a mansion which doesn’t exist, and can see things nobody else can see, meanwhile Mersebury becomes home to a series of bizarre events. Eccentric Professor Ulverston uncovers a tomb unearthed in an ancient stone circle which hides a secret, whilst a talking cat appears and Mr Courtney’s and his Special Measures Operatives have arrived in town. What could all this mean? Unearthly apparitions stalk the land, Jess and Richie soon realise their mysterious classmate might be the only one to know what’s happening. It seems Emerald Greene has her own secrets – and nobody is quite sure whose side she lies on…