Midnight Pirates

Pirates, shipwrecks and a beach hotel run by kids? Sinister, funny and sassy: a thrilling yarn by the author of Beast and Sparks. When their parents jet off to America, three children decide to run their secluded beach hotel alone. How? By pretending to guests that there are adults behind the scenes. But running a hotel is hard. The chaos just keeps mounting. Then a ship is wrecked by the beach, washing up crates of valuable cargo. Was it an accident? Or does a sinister hotel guest have something to do with it?

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    Ally Kennen

    Ally Kennen grew up in an isolated farm on Exmoor, with no flushing toilet, dead tadpoles in the taps, and annual rat infestations. Throughout her childhood the farm was a foster home to many children and teenagers. Ally has worked as a classroom assistant, nursery nurse, museum guard and archaeologist.


    Ally Kennen won the Manchester Book Award for her first novel Beast, and both the Leicester Book of the Year and North East Book Award for Beserk.

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