City of Shadows by Celia Rees
(Silver Silver Trilogy)

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Twelve-year-old Davey discovers the exceptional power of his sixth sense when he explores the ancient underground city in his hometown. Here he confronts both good and bad spirits and one evil shapeshifter who follows him back to his own time to bring him to his death.

About Celia Rees

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Celia Rees was born and brought up in Solihull in the West Midlands, and now lives in Warwickshire. Before embarking full time on her writing career, she taught English at Secondary school level, and now runs creative writing workshops in between writing books. Celia is most recently recognised for her novel, Witch Child, and is now busy writing the sequel.
Published January 1, 2002 by Hodder & Stoughton. 208 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Young Adult, Children's Books. Fiction

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When Davey, his sister and their twin cousins take a “ghost tour” in the historic ruins that underlie their English hometown, they literally stumble into an alternate world peopled by ghosts—some good, some evil—and members of the Unseelie Court, a band of capricious, often malicious fairies.

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While the four take the Haunts Tour, a tourist-type ghost trail in an old section of town, Davey accidentally enters Ghost Town via an ancient mirror, and the other three soon follow.

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