At sixteen Nash thought that the fight to become Head Girl of prestigious boarding school Bathory would be the biggest battle shed face. Until her brothers disappearance leads to Nash being trapped at the school over Christmas with Bathorys assorted misfits. As a blizzard rages outside, strange things are afoot in the schools hallways, and legends of the mysterious Beast of Bathory a big cat rumoured to room the moors outside the school run wild. Yet when the girls Matron goes missing its clear that something altogether darker is to blame and that theyll have to stick together if they hope to survive. Praise for C J Skuse 'CJ does it again, with a boarding school story packed with tension...Nobody captures the darkness of teenage nightmares quite like CJ Skuse.' - Sophia Bennett, author of The Look 'Fiendishly dark, with a sense of humour. CJ Skuse always inspires deep author envy' - Keren David, YA Book Prize Nominee on Monster Its so good, Id recommend it to people I dont like Kevin Brooks on Pretty Bad Things A rip roaring story Julia Eccleshare, The Guardian on Rockoholic sharp, funny and knowing The Telegraph on Rockoholic The tension and the comedy crack along with a heart-warming hilarity that is impossible to resist.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Praise for this book

"I'd even recommend it to people I don't like." - Kevin Brooks


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Used availability for C J Skuse's Monster

Paperback Editions

September 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Monster
Author(s): C J Skuse
ISBN: 1-84845-389-2 / 978-1-84845-389-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: MIRA Ink
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

September 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Monster: The perfect boarding school thriller to keep you up all night
Author(s): C J Skuse
Publisher: HQ
Availability: Amazon UK