The History of a Word 02/07/20
Publisher: Chicken House
Cate celebrates when she is selected for this year's Killer Game at her island boarding school. Even when she has to face-plant in some cow poo to free her fellow Guild apprentices… Any one of the thirteen players could be the Killer, destined to destroy the others with exploding balloons, paint guns and other prankish weapons. But the Game turns dark when Emily ends up in hospital. And Cate receives threatening notes saying she'll be next…She also has lovesick musician Daniel at her heels. And then there's Vaughan, a childhood friend who mysteriously inveigles himself into the school, the Game and Cate's heart.
Suspenseful, scary, dangerous, this addictive page-turner also features themes of first love, obsession and bravery.