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Assassins are hunting the daughter of the Prime Minister… How long will she hide before it’s time to fight back? The thrilling sequel to Number 10, which was named a YA Book of the Year by the Independent and FT.
Gray Langtry is on the run. As the only child of the British Prime Minister, Gray’s life has been in turmoil ever since her mother was chosen to lead the country. Both she and her mother are targets of a Russian assassination plot. And what’s worse, members of her mother’s own cabinet are involved. A team of bodyguards never leaves her side. The press attention is relentless. And then there are the death threats.
Now, after an attempt on Gray’s life, she has been moved to an elite boarding school in the British countryside. Shielded by high walls and locked gates, Gray finally feels safe, but the plotters are still hunting, and soon they will find her. Gray’s personal bodyguard, Julia, and the school’s young headmistress are determined to protect her. They both know how dangerous things are. The assassins searching for Gray are highly trained. And when they arrive they will aim to kill. Dylan, a mysterious American student, seems to know more than he should – but he’s always there when Gray needs him. Can she trust him? Can she trust anyone?
As winter closes in and darkness falls, Gray will have to think fast.
The hunters are coming.
Praise for Daugherty’s Books
“The page-turner we couldn’t put down.” – The Independent
“Daugherty’s London has been subtly reimagined, with danger, mystery and imagination combining to thrilling effect.” – Financial Times
“The most exciting teen book series to hit our shelves in ages.” – Now Magazine
“If you are a fan of teen romance mixed with mystery and lots of twists and turns then this is for you.” ― Maximum Pop!
“Not so much Harry Potter as a dark St. Trinians with murder, mystery and a hefty dose of gothic teenage angst.’ – Daily Mail
“Exciting and unique… action packed and thrilling.’ – The Guardian
“A pulse-pounding combination of mystery and suspense that hints at a welcome follow-up.” – Kirkus
“An engrossing, multifaceted mystery with snappy dialogue, a well-drawn cast of characters, and a sizzling romantic subplot.” – Publishers Weekly