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Clown in a Cornfield

(2020)
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In Adam Cesare’s terrifying young adult debut, Quinn Maybrook finds herself caught in a battle between old and new, tradition and progress—that just may cost her life.

Quinn Maybrook and her father have moved to tiny, boring Kettle Springs, to find a fresh start. But what they don’t know is that ever since the Baypen Corn Syrup Factory shut down, Kettle Springs has cracked in half. 

On one side are the adults, who are desperate to make Kettle Springs great again, and on the other are the kids, who want to have fun, make prank videos, and get out of Kettle Springs as quick as they can.

Kettle Springs is caught in a battle between old and new, tradition and progress. It’s a fight that looks like it will destroy the town. Until Frendo, the Baypen mascot, a creepy clown in a pork-pie hat, goes homicidal and decides that the only way for Kettle Springs to grow back is to cull the rotten crop of kids who live there now. 

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Praise for this book

"An author who knows how to make us afraid." - Clive Barker

"This party starts early, and it does not stop until all the bodies have hit the floor." - Stephen Graham Jones

"Tense, modern and gory, Cesare's Clown in a Cornfield is simultaneously classic and fresh. This is thrilling, old school horror for a new generation." - Madeleine Roux

"Adam Cesare's CLOWN IN A CORNFIELD starts as a fun and scary retro-slasher but then cleverly twists and bloodies its way into being a very new kind of beast. Rejoice horror fans new and old, and be terrified of Adam's everyday clowns." - Paul Tremblay


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Used availability for Adam Cesare's Clown in a Cornfield

Hardback Editions

August 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: Clown in a Cornfield
Author(s): Adam Cesare
ISBN: 0-06-285459-3 / 978-0-06-285459-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperTeen
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

August 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: Clown in a Cornfield
Author(s): Adam Cesare
ISBN: 1-09-417027-5 / 978-1-09-417027-5
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


August 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: Clown in a Cornfield
Author(s): Adam Cesare
ISBN: 1-09-417028-3 / 978-1-09-417028-2
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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August 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: Clown in a Cornfield: Library Edition
Author(s): Adam Cesare
ISBN: 1-09-417026-7 / 978-1-09-417026-8
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


August 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Clown in a Cornfield
Author(s): Adam Cesare
Publisher: HarperTeen
Availability: Amazon   


August 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Clown in a Cornfield
Author(s): Adam Cesare
Publisher: HarperTeen
Availability: Amazon AU   


August 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Clown in a Cornfield
Author(s): Adam Cesare
Publisher: HarperTeen
Availability: Amazon CA   


August 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Clown in a Cornfield
Author(s): Adam Cesare
Publisher: HarperTeen
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Clown in a Cornfield
Author(s): Adam Cesare
Publisher: HarperTeen
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU