The Cat's Maw

The Cat's Maw

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A BOY. A CAT. A NIGHTMARE IN TWO WORLDS! What if the nightmares lurking in the darker corners of our dreams were made real? Imagine a modern Narnia, inspired by the likes of Stephen King and Neil Gaiman, and you'd have THE CAT'S MAW - an award-winning Mystery/Fantasy/Horrordebut from Brooke Burgess (Broken Saints, Becoming, OZ: Broken Kingdom) - for brave young readers, and cat lovers of all ages!***WINNER*** BEST YA MYSTERY 2015 -- Gelett Burgess AwardsSILVER MEDAL (Pre-Teen) 2015 -- Moonbeam AwardsTOP SHELF HONOREE 2015 -- VOYA Magazine (Middle Grade)'Top 100 Children's Books to Read in a Lifetime -- GOODREADS'One of 8 Great Novels Starring Cats' -- CATSTER- SYNOPSIS -In the sleepy town of Appleton, a young loner follows a stray cat onto the road and is struck by a car. A leg is shattered, a summer is ruined, and the troubled life of Billy Brahm goes from bad...to CURSED.When the mysterious cat appears at his bedside, Billy is haunted by strange and prophetic dreams -- the creatures in them speak of Watchers, and Shadows, and the Enemy that Awakens. Does this impossible realm hold the key to healing the broken boy? Is the golden-eyed cat there to help him...or to make the nightmares come true?Too frightened to share the truth with his strict adoptive parents, Billy realizes that the only ones he can turn to are the local vet's daughter, the town's 'crazy cat lady'...And a mystical TIGER, beckoning from his dreams!(includes 20 stunning pen-and-ink illustrations by COLIN MOORE, along with an exclusive BOOK 2 Preview!)
Publisher: [United States] :, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform,, 2014, ♭2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781500971656
Branch Call Number: BURG
Characteristics: 266 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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