With master’s degrees in education, special education, and counseling, Anjenique “Jen” Hughes is a high school English and math teacher who loves to travel and has worked with youth on five continents. Saying she is “young at heart” is an understatement; she can dance a mean Dougie, break eardrums with her teacher voice (students have complained when they were within earshot), and crack sarcastic jokes with the best of her students. Her work with ethnically and socioeconomically diverse youth has inspired her to write books that appeal to a broad variety of students seeking stories of bravery, perseverance, loyalty, and success.
Over a year has passed since Clancy escaped the hell that was the City. Pursued by the ruthless leader of Infinity - the corporation behind the mass murders of thousands of 'lower class' citizens - he has been on the run ever since, constantly looking over his shoulder.
Despite this, he has forged a new life working the land on an abandoned smallholding on the other side of the mountains. Hidden there, he is as close to happy as he can be.
Until strange things start to happen in the valley: too many unlucky coincidences convince him that another power is rising, and there are questions to be answered: what is the shadow maker?
And who - or what - has begun to howl in the night?
'Impressively dark' - Financial Times
But when Wade stumbles upon the first clue, he finds himself beset by players willing to kill to take this ultimate prize. The race is on, and if Wade's going to survive, he'll have to win—and confront the real world he's always been so desperate to escape.