Seth and his mum have escaped to a Cornish seaside town. But life there is unsettled by the ebb and flow of people from the past – and the present. An iron age hill fort haunts Seth with brutal visions. He sees rotten heads on stakes, war-torn travellers seeking refuge, incomers cowed by fear… Can Seth find the courage to settle past hostilities and create hope for the future?
Full of the excitement of football, history and the terrifying supernatural, Defenders: Pitch Invasion is a thrilling and spooky adventure that is sure to keep any reader hooked until the very end.
The Defenders series marks Tom’s continuing exploration of his passions. He says:
“For years I’ve written about my obsession with football and rugby. Now I am obsessed with history. One thing I always say to children who ask me for advice on becoming an author, is to write about what they are passionate about. That’s what I’m doing now.”
Whet your appetite even further and take a peak at the first chapter below: