I hope you enjoy browsing some of the children's books that I've written.

If you can't get hold of any of my titles, please email me for signed copies.ann-evans@btconnect.com

Warning Signs was written exclusively for Fiction Express. It tells of Danny, who has an accident while in the car with his dad. Their car skids on ice and plunges to the bottom of the local pond. As he struggles to survive he spots a strange red glow that seems to be coming from a crack in the ground - and worse, a hand clawing its way out!

Nightmare is a 6,000 word horror story especially for reluctant teen readers. It's all about Todd who is being plagued by nightmares. Weird Elspeth in his class says she can help, only she just makes things worse... a whole lot worse!
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Straw Men is a 700 word horror story especially for reluctant teen readers and illustrated by artist Kev Hopgood. It's a story of terror for Liam who visits his aunt just as her village are holding a scarecrow weekend. But there is something sinister about these scarecrows.
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Red Handed is a 700 word horror story especially for reluctant teen readers, illustrated by artist Amit Tayal. It's the story of a thief, Nick Moss, whose life goes horribly wrong when he steals a painting. The story idea was inspired by the classic Oscar Wilde novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray.
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Kicked into Touch is a 700 word story especially for reluctant teen readers, illustrated by Kevin Hopgood. It's part of a series based around Shakespeare's plays. This was inspired by Macbeth. George King wants to be king of the rugby pitch, and nothing is going to stand in his way.
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How to Spend Like a Celebrity is a quirky non-fiction book that takes a look at some of the crazy ways the rich and famous spend their cash. So would like to spend a fortune on private jets, sleek speedboats and flashy cars? Just how much would you pay for a pot noodle? Discover some of the wildly expensive things some people spend their money on!
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By My Side is a 6,000 word story especially for reluctant teen readers. Zoe believes her life can't get any worse. She suffers from seizures which sets her apart from everyone else. She hates everyone's pity, and its affecting any relationships. She feels desperately alone. To make things worse she's to have a Seizure Alert Dog so she'll stand out even more – plus she's terrified of dogs.
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Blank is a 6,000 word story especially for reluctant teen readers. It's the story of a boy named Eric who wakes up in hospital unable to remember even his own name. They tell him he got hit by a car and has been in a coma. But no one has any sympathy for him. Even his own parents seem to hate him. They say he did something terrible. But how can he defend himself when his memory is a total blank?
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Living the Lie is a 6,000 word story especially for reluctant teen readers. Everyone thinks Ella has the perfect life. A big house, the perfect mother. But it's all one big fat lie. If anyone knew the life she lived it would mean disaster for Ella and her mum. So the lies go on. But her mum is getting sicker. Ella is torn. She can't tell anyone the truth, but she can't cope either.
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Keeper is a 6,000 word story especially for reluctant teen readers. Something is killing sheep on Robyn's uncle's farm. Killing them and eating them. Her uncle blames the new people who keep rare animals. One is a ferocious Black Panther. Sheena, the animal's keeper says it can't escape. But is the beautiful Sheena hiding a deadly secret?
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Runaway is a 6,000 word story especially for reluctant teen readers. Running away from a brutal home is Gary's only option. He plans his escape well, but when his plans go horribly wrong he end up homeless, broke and sleeping on the streets. Could life get any worse?
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Promise Me is a 6,000 word story especially for reluctant teen readers. Lisa is in love with Amod, the boy next door. They talk all the time. He makes her laugh. He even writes songs for her. The trouble is, Lisa has never set eyes on Amos. He locks himself away, and won't say why. What is he hiding?
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The Prize is a very short illustrated book for teens who struggle with their reading. It is part of the Big Top of Horrors series. The ringmaster challenges anyone in the audience to try and win the prize of a lifetime. Eve puts her hand up...
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A Little Secret is an award-winning 6,000 word story. Lucas' great gran is almost 90 and her mind has gone. She thinks she's a 5-year-old little girl who is reminded about a long-lost doll. How could Lucas and his girlfriend know the horror they would unleash?
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Message Alert is a 6,000 word story that warns of the dangers of the internet. Ellie does her best to look after her mum who has ME, but turns to Janine, an online friend who understands what Ellie is going through. Ellie finally gets the chance to meet Janine. But Janine has a secret, a very dark secret.
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Viral is a 6,000 word story about Jack who has his own internet channel but he only has a few viewers. He wants millions. He wants to go viral. He and his friend, Luke, hatch a plan to make the channel more exciting. What could possibly go wrong?
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Celeste is a time slip thriller set in modern day Coventry, England and Medieval Coventry. When 14-year-old Megan Miller moves to a new city she is suddenly plagued by feelings of deja vu. She starts to have dreams and memories of people and places, so real that it breaks her heart. She soon realises that she has lived - and died before. Her name had been Celeste. Only now some ancient, ominous presence is following her, haunting her, whispering in her ear... Where did you hide it?
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In The Trunk, 13-year-old Charlie is curious when new neighbours arrive, dragging with them a huge trunk. The neighbours are a weird looking couple which his dog, Dexter takes an immediate dislike to. Charlie starts to hear strange noises coming from next door, and he starts to imagine what could be in the trunk. What he discovers is something beyond his wildest nightmares.
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Katie has to stay with her bossy old granddad and older cousin Vanessa while her mum is in hospital. However, things have changed. Her once friendly cousin, Vanessa is horrible to her, and granddad is just a nervous shadow of himself. Katie has never felt so unwelcome. Then to make matters worse, there are noises coming from the attic and everyone is talking about bats - vampire bats!
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In Pointing the Finger Daniel takes on Gibbets Hollow as part of his paper round. It doesn’t worry him that this lonely lane is supposed to be haunted. He doesn’t believe in ghosts anyway. But he soon discovers that there are some strange people living in Gibbets Hollow and when one of them is murdered,– stabbed with a pitchfork, Daniel is convinced the police have arrested the wrong person. With the help of his pal, Tim, they endeavour to unearth the real killer. But they are treading a dangerous path.
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In Pushing his Luck we see that Rachel and her little sister Jessica, love listening to the wonderful stories their elderly neighbour, Henry tells them. So when Henry is found dead at the bottom of the stairs in their block of flats, the girls are devastated. The police believe Henry lost his balance and fell, but Rachel and Jessica are convinced that he was pushed. That it was murderÂ….
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In Stealing the Show Emma and Lucy experience the chance of a lifetime. Emma has won a competition to spend the weekend with the hottest new boy-band around, Street Wise. She and her friend, Lucy, fly to France on the band's private jet, watching the concerts, going backstage.Â… It all sounds brilliant. Until something deadly happens.
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In Fishing for Clues Jake and Candy help their dad to clean up his new canal narrow boat. But there's a mystery surrounding the previous owner. Benjamin Fisher has simply disappeared. No one knows where he'Â’s gone. Or do they? As Jake and Candy begin to learn more about Benjamin and the people he knew, they start to think there might be more to his disappearance than meets the eyeÂ….
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Discover the history of Coventry. With a helpful timeline, fun imaginary accounts, cool old photos and amazing top facts and information, you will discover things in the Children's Illustrated History of Coventry you never knew.
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The remote and dramatically beautiful Scottish valley seems like the perfect spot for a family holiday but as soon as Amanda arrives she can't help feeling something is wrong. No-one listens to her fears, even when she sees mysterious shadows on the mountainside and strange scratches on her brother Grant's back. Soon Amanda and Grant are locked in a deadly battle with the terror that is stalking the Valley of Shadows. Buy new, signed paperback copies from the author. Email Ann at:ann-evans@btconnect.com

The peace of a remote Scottish valley is shattered when a team of ghosthunters arrive, intent on tracking down the vicious spirit of a sabre-toothed tiger, rumoured to have attacked two children. Daniel is sceptical - he only joined his dad on the trip for fun - but then he starts having strange paranormal experiences. It seems that the beast has returned and the hunters are to become the hunted. Buy new, signed paperback copies from the author. Email Ann at: ann-evans@btconnect.com

The haunting Beast trilogy climaxes in a terrifying tale of a battle beyond the grave.When strange tremors shake the earth and buildings are mysteriously crushed near an excavation of mammoth remains, Jack is the only one who realizes that the events might be connected. But how can he possibly stop a ghostly rogue mammoth on the rampage? Disturbed from his eternal sleep in the nearby Valley of Shadows, the spirit of a sabre-toothed tiger known as the Beast is about to face the battle of his afterlife. Readers will be gripped by this chillingly original tale - a fittingly fearsome and unforgettable finale from the author of "The Beast and The Reawakening".
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Sophie is going on an exciting school trip that will include abseiling, canoeing and rock-climbing. But she finds more adventure than she bargained for when she finds herself being watched and followed. Everybody keeps talking about a girl who disappeared from the centre last year. And Sophie's got a terrifying feeling that history is about to repeat itself.
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Laura, Bethan and Gary are pleased to visit Cottesbrook Rare Breeds Park. But soon they find that the park is full of lies and secrets. Laura and Bethan know they've seen a wolf prowling through the woods which everyone tells them doesn't exist. A deadly wolf which seems to be stalking its prey.
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When Amber is asked to keep an eye on her mischievous cousin, Dean, she knows she's in for trouble. She just wants to enjoy her holiday, but wherever she turns, mysteries lurk. Amber encounters the unfriendly couple with something to hide, and the ghostly faceless rider on the clifftop.
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Follow Lazy's adventures. Lazy is a cute British Bulldog cuddly toy who always gets into mischief. Lazy's adventure books are delightful picture books with real photographs for younger readers. Come and celebrate Lay's first Christmas and have fun in the snow with him.
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Lazy visits the National Herb Centre where he hopes to bump into his friend, Sidney the Snail. Lazy can't find him. Where can he be?
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Lazy visits the British Motor Museum. He's told not to touch anything, but Lazy can't resist, and disaster strikes!
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Lazy visits Kenilworth Castle with his daddy and daydreams about becoming King for the day, where he can do anything he wishes.
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