The Upper World

by 2 books in this series
#1 - The Upper World
#1 - The Upper World
A game-changing thriller about two teenagers a generation apart, connected by one bullet with the power to devastate both of their lives. Get ready to reconsider everything you thought you knew about time . . .

Esso is a teenager running out of time and into trouble. Accidentally caught up in a gang war, he receives an unexpected gift: access to a world where he can see glimpses of the past and future. But now Esso has the devastating knowledge that the road he is on will eventually lead to the deaths of the people he loves most.
A generation later, football prodigy Rhia is about to lose everything. When a man comes into her life claiming to know the key to time travel and asking for her help, she becomes obsessed with finding a way back to the past to save the parents she never got to meet . . .

Two teenagers. Fifteen years. One chance to stop a bullet.
#2 - The Mirror World
#2 - The Mirror World
The electrifying sequel to the bestselling, critically acclaimed, page-turning thriller, The Upper World. In The Mirror World, we return to Esso and Rhia's epic story as they learn more about The Upper World. Soon they discover they are not the only ones who can wield its power, and that danger is brewing . . .

With her mentor, Dr Esso, by her side, eighteen-year-old Rhia is determined to make her mark on the hallowed halls of Oxford University – and put the Upper World behind her.

But that’s all easier said than done when in her first week she overhears talk of the world ending. And when an invite drops under her door to a secret and exclusive society called the Ravens, Rhia must decide whether she’ll join the cult-like group to unearth the truth.

Can the Ravens provide answers about earth's impending doom? Or will joining the group open Pandora’s box? Rhia is about to find out . . .


'A superbly original debut' - Guardian

'Impossible to put down' - The Independent

'A time-twisting, mind-bending thrill ride . . . I loved it!' - Holly Jackson, author of A Good Girl's Guide to Murder

'A thrilling, electric book - so sharp and quick, so witty and wise it leaves you gasping.' - Katherine Rundell, author of Impossible Creatures

'I couldn't put this book down' - Daniel Kaluuya, Academy Award-winning actor

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