Mack is a Grade One: the best. He sees a Grade Three boy being attacked in the street, but Grade Threes don't matter, so Mack doesn't help him. Then, he starts hearing voices in his head...Shades 2.0 is a brand new series that offers fast paced, shorter stories for older readers who may find longer books too daunting, or who still want the excitement of a great story told with pace and style. Published by Ransom Publishing, Shades 2.0 is ideal for reluctant readers aged 12+ with a reading age of 9 - 10 and includes well known authors such as Gillian Phillip, Malcom Rose, David and Helen Orme, John Townsend and Mary Chapman. The stories encompass a range of genres such as horror, science fiction, historical fiction and straight modern teen tales.
Clare Lawrence is an English teacher and author. She has had a number of books published for reluctant readers, as well as many books on the subject of autism, in which she has a particular interest. Clare is currently working on a research PhD in autism and education. Clare lives in Cambridgeshire with her husband and two children (one of whom has autism), and an imaginary cat called Jenny.