Sorrowline, Paperback
1 out of 5 (1 rating)


Twelve-year-old Jack Morrow is used to life being complicated.

His mother died five years ago, and his father is now headed for prison.

But then Jack discovers he's a Yard Boy - someone with the ability to travel through Sorrowlines, the channels that connect every gravestone with the date of the person's death - and he is quickly pulled into an adventure beyond anything he could have possibly imagined.

Finding himself in 1940s war-torn London, with his then - teenage grandfather, Davey, Jack soon realises that his arrival in the past has not gone unnoticed.

The evil forces of a secret world are determined to find him - and to find out all he knows.

As Jack struggles to survive, he comes ever closer to unlocking the dark secret at the heart of his family, and to - just maybe - changing his own destiny...


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Adventure
  • ISBN: 9781849395236



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There was nothing particularly terrible about it, just probably too young for me. It didn't grab me, even though the premise seemed quite interesting. Probably just a boy's book.

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