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Black Tide

Caroline Clough


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Range: Kelpies Paperback 256 pages 198 x 130 mm ISBN: 9780863158773 Publication date: 24 May 2012
Genre: Adventure and Thriller Theme: Dystopia Ideal for ages: 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12

On his own. Outracing the dogs. Outsmarting the raiders. Can he rescue his family?

Survivors of the red fever epidemic battle on in a Scotland overrun by super-intelligent dogs and terrorised by the evil General. When the General's raiders capture Toby's dad and sister, he must save them. He invades a fort, befriends a wolf-girl and steals a speed boat. But will he find the General and free the prisoners?


'This is a fascinating series -- fast-paced and with characters you can care about ... I can't wait for the next book!'

'An action-packed read for girls and boys.'
-- Recommended Reads 2012, Children's Book Festival Ireland

'Black Tide was my favourite book because it is spectacular and detailed. This book is the greatest book I have ever read'
--Ceigan, aged 10, Castletown primary

'Black Tide is a fantastic book. Read it, or you haven't lived! '
--Mark, aged 11, Flora Stevenson primary

'As the sequel to Red Fever Caroline Clough creates an amazing atmosphere that engages all readers in this amazing page turner of a book!'
--Kristina, aged 10, Law primary School

Black Tide


Caroline Clough jacket cover

Caroline Clough was born and raised in Yorkshire but has lived in Scotland for 30 years. She was inspired to write her thrilling post-apocalyptic Red Fever series after living for many years in rural Aberdeenshire outside Turriff with her husband, two children, and a menagerie…

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