Also known as The Dreables.
Sam Jones’ holidays with his Granny Merryweather are boring. All she does is bake cakes and help out at the cattery. Until, that is, Gran gets a cry for help from her old village. Something very bad is happening. Something that only Mother Merryweather can sort out. But Gran falls victim to a tainted custard tart and Sam finds himself facing an ancient and vengeful enemy with just some cherry bakewells, a dog and a cat for company. He needs to be braver and cleverer than he’s ever been before to save Gran and the rest of the village from a terrible fate.
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Okay, okay, here’s the bio. Rhys A Jones preferred.
Rhys A Jones was born in 1955 and grew up in a mining village in South Wales with his nose in a book and his head in the clouds. He managed to subdue his imagination long enough to carve out a career in medicine, writing whenever the chance arose.
In 1994, writing as Dylan Jones, he published his first scary book for adults, a thriller, which was subsequently made into a two-part film by the BBC. Other scary books followed.
A growing desire to move away from adult thrillers and write for children is what currently preoccupies him. The Obsidian Pebble is the first in a quintet featuring eleven-year-old Oz Chambers whose ... (more)