The Kirkfallen Stopwatch
A mass killer hunting his own daughter. A double murder in an idyllic community.
A research facility overrun by ants.
They’re all part of the biggest con trick in history.
Welcome to the island of Kirkfallen
30 years ago a secret research facility was destroyed, overrun my millions of ants. Two survivors fed the carnage unaware that something terrible escaped with them. Now a teenage boy and girl discover they are linked to that fateful day. Betrayed by their families and hounded by the military, they realize their lives have been a lie.
Worse than that, the ants are gathering again....
Winner of the Doncaster Book Award.
Short-listed for the Leeds Book Award and RED Book Award.
‘Highly original and extremely brave… a tour de force’ - Vulpis Libris
‘A riveting read… far ahead of the average conspiracy thriller’ - The Bookbag
‘Intelligent, visual and utterly gripping’ - Four Shires Magazine
‘A beautifully executed, finely crafted thriller’ - Write Away
‘Fast pace, genius plotting, original storyline and compelling characters…. Brilliant’
‘Tautly written… the story hurtles towards its somewhat alarming conclusion’
- Carousel Magazine