Hoshiko and Ben are hiding from the police, but Ben’s powerful mother will stop at nothing to track them down. She demands revenge: a new circus, rising from the ashes, and a familiar foe, horrifyingly reborn.
Welcome back to the Big Top, step right up. Its darkest and most dangerous corners await you…
Ben should be enjoying watching the deadly shows: after all, Dregs are vermin, aren’t they? Something doesn’t feel right though and, try as he might, he can’t stop thinking about Hoshiko.
They live in different worlds, believe in different truths.
They should hate one another, and yet…
Young Adult Author
Hayley Barker has a BA (hons) degree from Birmingham University and has taught secondary school English for eighteen years. She is a huge YA fiction fan and says being published is the most exciting thing that has ever happened to her. Hayley was inspired to write her YA because of her fears about the growing wave of crime and animosity against minority groups in England. She lives in Essex with her husband and two young sons.