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James, Kathryn

Midnight: a mist-haunted wood with a bad reputation. A sweet 16 party, and 13-year-old Nell is trying to keep her sister, spoilt birthday-girl Gwen, out of trouble. No chance. Trouble finds Gwen and drags her through the mist. Only Nell guesses who's behind the kidnap - the boy she hoped was her friend, the mysterious Evan River

Paperback, Book. English. Fiction 13+. Young adult fiction. General.
Published London: Hodder Children's, 2011
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Statement of responsibility: Kathryn James
ISBN: 1444903063, 1444903802, 9781444903065, 9781444903805
Intended audience: Adolescent.
Physical Description: 327 p. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Sisters Fiction.; Supernatural Fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 4.3
Interest Level: MY
Points: 8
Quiz Number: 220707

Author note

MIST is Kathryn's first novel. She currently works as a filmmaker documenting the lives of gypsies living in the UK, and MIST draws on and is influenced by her work with this community. Kathryn lives in Leicester with her family.


Hauntingly beautiful and spellbinding ... has enchanted and captivated me completely ... a truly fantastical and enthralling story, a wonderfully compelling main character and stellar writing ...I loved every minute
Good Reads||Action-packed with a superb narrative ... a fabulous tale
Birmingham Post||An excellent main character.
Bookbag||I thinkMistis the most mysterious book I have ever read, also the best
Shraddha, Northgate Primary School, Crawley||Action-packed with superb narrative, Mist is a fabulous tale that has its roots in folklore.
Birmingham Post||Well written... a page-turner.
School Librarian||Perfect for people who love adventure stories.
Read It||Hauntingly beautiful and spellbinding.