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    The Night Sky in my Head – Sarah Hammond

    “I’m going to sit very quietly and wait: that’s what you do with animals so they’re not scared of you. The mother-dog is watching me from her bed at the other end of the living-room. I’m miles away from her babies but she’s still worried.”  Mikey is different from others, he sees things, things he calls the Backwards. Ever since the accident he hasn’t been able to stop the shadows sometimes and has had to keep away from certain places. Mikey thinks the things he sees are bad and he tried to stop them but when he starts discovering things about his dads past and his dads recent disappearance he…

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    Extract: The Night Sky In My Head – Sarah Hammond

    Hello, today I have the first of four extracts of The Night Sky In My Head which Oxford University Press are sharing with everyone over the coming weeks. The next extract will be on Susan K Mann’s site next Thursday so please be sure to go visit! Goodreads Summary: Step backwards. Witness the murder. Find the truth Mikey Baxter isn’t like other fourteen year old boys. Not since the accident. The world sees him as damaged. But Mikey has a remarkable gift: the ability to go backwards in time and witness things that hide in the shadows. Now he must uncover the terrifying truth behind his dad’s disappearance. Before the…