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Dark Wind Blowing

(2001)
A novel by

 
 
Mike is just like any other normal kid - he lives with his mum in an ordinary house, in a small town, where nothing unusual ever happens. His next-door neighbour is Lance Loosley, a boy who's known at school as 'Loser' because he's so unpopular. Loser tells Mike that 'tenterfield' - the old property nearby, which was recently bought by some foreign investors is being used as a laboratory to run dangerous experiments. Of course, Mike doesn't believe Loser for a second. He's always concocting stories to make himself look good. But one day at school, Loser is pushed too far by the other kids. this time the humiliation and teasing is too much, and Loser seeks revenge. He smashes a test tube in class, a test tube that he says contains a deadly virus from the 'tenterfield' property. Is Loser telling the truth Have they all driven him into becoming a killer Will they all die from the virus Mike is just like any other normal kid - he lives with his mum in an ordinary house, in a small town, where nothing unusual ever happens. His next-door neighbour is Lance Loosley, a boy who's known at school as 'Loser' because he's so unpopular. Loser tells Mike that 'tenterfield' - the old property nearby, which was recently bought by some foreign investors is being used as a laboratory to run dangerous experiments. Of course, Mike doesn't believe Loser for a second. He's always concocting stories to make himself look good. But one day at school, Loser is pushed too far by the other kids. this time the humiliation and teasing is too much, and Loser seeks revenge. He smashes a test tube in class, a test tube that he says contains a deadly virus from the 'tenterfield' property. Is Loser telling the truth? Have they all driven him into becoming a killer? Will they all die from the virus?

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Paperback Editions

December 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dark Wind Blowing
Author(s): Jackie French
ISBN: 0-00-714017-7 / 978-0-00-714017-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


August 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dark Wind Blowing
Author(s): Jackie French
ISBN: 0-207-19796-2 / 978-0-207-19796-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins,Australia
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

September 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Dark Wind Blowing
Author(s): Jackie French
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA