Luck Uglies was a name whispered around the docks and darkest taverns, places where men played fast and loose with the law…
Rye has grown up hearing the legend of the Luck Uglies – notorious deadly outlaws who once stalked the streets. Now they have faded to ghosts and rumours and Rye isn’t sure they ever existed. Then on the night of the Black Moon, strange cries are heard from the forest Beyond the Shale, and dark shapes glimpsed in the shadows. Together with a mysterious stranger known only as Harmless, Rye is about to discover that it may take a villain to save you from the monsters…
Enter a thrilling world of secrets and adventure in this immersive fantasy from a phenomenal new writing talent.
“Everything I look for in a book”
Cai, age 11
“Made me stay up too late reading because I was so gripped… impossible to put down! Overall a great read and would definitely recommend this book to anyone, it’s that good!”
“Amazing! If I hadn’t had to sleep I would have read it in one go.”
Bill, age 12
“Excellent. Really fun to read”
Louis, age 12
About the author
Paul works as a lawyer and lives in New Hampshire with his family and an enormous, bushy cat. He writes in an abandoned chicken coop at the edge of a swamp and keeps a tiny porcelain frog in his pocket for good luck.