Skulk

Skulk

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To some, Meg Banks’ life might look perfect – she lives in a huge house in West London, goes to a prestigious school, and has famous parents. Only Meg knows the truth: her tyrannical mother rules the house and her shallow friends can talk about nothing but boys and drinking. Meg’s only escape is her secret life as a graffiti artist.

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Overview

To some, Meg Banks’ life might look perfect – she lives in a huge house in West London, goes to a prestigious school, and has famous parents. Only Meg knows the truth: her tyrannical mother rules the house and her shallow friends can talk about nothing but boys and drinking. Meg’s only escape is her secret life as a graffiti artist.

While out tagging one night, Meg witnesses the dying moments of a fox… a fox that shapeshifts into a man. As he dies, he gives Meg a beautiful and mysterious gemstone. It isn’t long before Meg realises that she’s also inherited his power to shift and finds an incredible new freedom in fox form.

She is plunged into the shadowy underworld of London, the territory of the five warring groups of shapeshifters – the Skulk, the Rabble, the Conspiracy, the Horde, and the Cluster. Someone is after her gemstone, however, someone who can twist nature to his will. Meg must discover the secret of the stone and unite the shapeshifters before her dream of freedom turns into a nightmare.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781908844712
Publisher:
Watkins Media
Publication date:
10/01/2013
Sold by:
Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
400
File size:
844 KB
Age Range:
14 Years

Meet the Author

Bryony Pearce completed an English Literature degree at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge in 1998 and afterwards worked in the research industry. After a while she moved to a village at the edge of the Peak District and went freelance so she could devote more time to writing.

She is now a full time mother to two children, writes as much as possible and enjoys doing school visits and events when she can fit them in.

Her first book, the award winning Angel’s Fury, was published by Egmont in 2011.

For more information on Bryony, please visit her blog at bryonypearce.wordpress.com.

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Skulk 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
At some parts it was slow, but I loved how each group had its own name. The characters were very interesting, and daring. Could have been a little bit faster, and a little more interesting in some parts.