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The Dead of Summer

(2007)
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A strong contemporary novel; a debut from an author with a brilliant, highly original voice. It was hot everywhere that year. During the long summer holidays the days rolled by in blue and gold, the sun bouncing off the dustbins and burning into windscreens. By the end of that summer, three of us were dead. Anita's mother has just died. The family has moved to a new town, a new home, and a new neighbourhood. The long school holidays are about to start and the summer stretches out interminably in front of them. Kyle lives across the road from Anita. Cool, surly, laconic, he knows all the places to hide. He says the area between the houses and the river is littered with hidden, disused mines; a perfect playground for restless kids with nothing better to do. But what they don't know is that these mines will form the scene of the most unsettling crime this community has ever known. This summer everything will change. This summer, the dead days have come home to stay.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

May 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Dead of Summer (Throndike Large Print Series)
Author(s): Camilla Way
ISBN: 1-4104-0650-4 / 978-1-4104-0650-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Pr
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December 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Dead of Summer
Author(s): Camilla Way
ISBN: 0-15-101370-5 / 978-0-15-101370-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harcourt
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June 2007 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Dead of Summer (Ulverscroft Large Print)
Author(s): Camilla Way
ISBN: 1-84617-787-1 / 978-1-84617-787-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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Paperback Editions

March 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Dead of Summer
Author(s): Camilla Way
ISBN: 0-00-724172-0 / 978-0-00-724172-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper Collins Publ. UK
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January 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Dead of Summer
Author(s): Camilla Way
ISBN: 0-15-603373-9 / 978-0-15-603373-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mariner Books
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March 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Dead of Summer
Author(s): Camilla Way
ISBN: 0-00-724173-9 / 978-0-00-724173-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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March 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Dead of Summer
Author(s): Camilla Way
ISBN: 0-00-724465-7 / 978-0-00-724465-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper
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Kindle Editions

June 2011 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Dead of Summer
Author(s): Camilla Way
Publisher: HarperCollins
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