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"Fabulous storytelling ... the age we live in is crying our for more novels like this!"
Tamsin Rosewell, broadcaster and bookseller
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The thrilling sequel to
Ghosts of Shanghai

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"Imagine a place where nothing is ever stlll, not even the dead in their graves…"

The Shanghai of 1926 is a troubled world of gangsters, spies, superstition and political intrigue. But Ruby Harkner's problems are closer to home: she's at war with her parents, her younger brother is dead and her friends have just gone missing. On top of all that she's started to see ghosts.

Ruby's quest to discover the truth and deal with the past will force her to confront her darkest fear and decide who - and what - to believe.

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Ruby and Charlie must follow the Yangtze a thousand miles upriver, through bandit-infested and ghost-haunted countryside - desperate to catch Moonface and rescue Fei.
Everything is in flux around them, and their lives are in danger at every twist and turn of the river's course.
By train, steamboat and foot they close in on Moonface and his hostage, but the Otherworld is very close, and soon it's hard to tell the living from the dead . . .

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The final instalment of Ruby's journey...

Out January 2018

"The thing about ghosts is sometimes we create our own. And sometimes they find us, no mater what we do."

Crossing from one world to another, Ruby is on a mission to rescue the boy she loves. Can Ruby trust her courage and strength to find Charlie and return to her beloved Shanghai? Or has she ventured too deep into the realm of the spirits?

© Julian Sedgwick 2017