Annotations for Skull in Shadows Lane


Baker & Taylor
Seeking excitement in the aftermath of World War II, siblings Josh and Jinty explore a haunted house after seeing a skeletal figure, and they soon learn he is an escaped prisoner of war hiding from someone dangerous in their village.

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Independent Publishing Group

Another tense, gripping wartime story from award-winning author Robert SwindellsThe war has just ended in the tiny village of Coney Cley, and Josh and his gang are desperate for some excitement. When they head for the eerie, abandoned Shadows Lane to explore a deserted house, they find more than they bargained for--a human tooth. Then a creepy, skeletal face appears at a dark window. Believing there's a skeleton haunting Shadows Lane, the children are shocked to learn the truth about "Boney"--he's an escaped prisoner of war. But someone else is also hiding in the village, someone much more dangerous. Tense and chilling, this is another fantastically gripping tale from the author of Abomination and In the Nick of Time.



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Random House, Inc.
The war has just ended in the tiny village of Coney Cley, and Josh and his gang are desperate for some excitement. When they head for the eerie, abandoned Shadows Lane to explore a deserted house, they find more than they bargained for -- a human tooth. Then a creepy, skeletal face appears at a dark window. Believing there's a skeleton haunting Shadows Lane, the children are shocked to learn the truth about ‘Boney'--he's an escaped prisoner of war. But someone else is also hiding in the village -- someone much more dangerous.

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