'I devoured The Light Jar whole and
insist you do the same. Pure, breathtaking genius' Maz Evans,
bestselling author of Who Let the Gods Out?
The second read-in-one-sitting mystery from the bestselling
author of The Goldfish Boy, 2017's breakout children's book
Nate and his mother are running away, hiding out in a tumbledown
cottage in the middle of a forest.
When Mum heads off for provisions, and then doesn't return, Nate
is left alone and afraid, with the dark closing in all around
But comfort can come from the most unexpected of places - a mysterious
girl trying to solve the clues of a treasure hunt and the
reappearance of an old friend from his past.
Will Nate find the bravery needed to face the
troubles of his present and ultimately illuminate the future?
A story of fear and hope, loneliness and friendship -
full of the heart, engaging characters and propulsive, page-turning
mystery that has made The Goldfish Boy a breakout children's
Lisa Thompson Biography
Lisa Thompson worked as a Radio Broadcast Assistant first at the BBC and then for an independent production company making plays and comedy programmes. During this time she got to make tea for lots of famous people. She grew up in Essex and now lives in Suffolk with her family. Her debut, THE GOLDFISH BOY, was a Waterstones Ch