Lucas is lonely. Orphaned and sent to live with his formidable guardian in a vast mansion, he longs for a friend.
Then Anna-Marie arrives. She's spoilt and wilful - and practically half his age.
Lucas feels more alone than ever. But one night something terrible happens. Lucas and Anna-Marie face a terrifying and treacherous ordeal, alone in the hostile city streets. Together, they must fight to survive ... The 40th anniversary edition of a compelling tale of villainy and suspense - from the best-selling author of THE WOLVES OF WILLOUGHBY CHASE.