Dinah is alone.

She hoped their new house and her mother’s boyfriend, Gomer Gwynne, Would be a fresh start. They could have been a real family in a real home. Now Gomer wants to take everything Dinah has from her.

In the crumbling, old house, she draws a savage force out of the darkness around her. She needs powerful allies for her fight.

Shortlisted for Five major awards including The Carnegie Medal, The Smarties Prize and The Beefeater Children’s Novel Award.

First published in 1994 By Methuen Children’s Books Ltd
Reissued 2002 by Egmont Books Ltd