The Darke Academy is a school like no other. An elite establishment that moves to an exotic new city every term, its students are impossibly beautiful, sophisticated and rich. But new student Cassie realises there is a more sinister side to the Academy….Who is the dark stranger prowling the corridors at night? And what really happened a year earlier, when the last scholarship girl died in mysterious circumstances? Wherever the Darke Academy goes, death is never far behind..

Gabriella Poole is a pen-name of author Gillian Philip. Gillian is a full-time writer of Young Adult fiction in several genres including crime, fantasy and horror. Gillian’s books include Bad Faith (a dystopian mystery novel), Crossing the Line (a gritty story of teenage gangs), and The Opposite of Amber, (a murder story set in a Scottish seaside town). She is the author of the Rebel Angels series, a fantasy set in the Scottish Highlands. She has writtenMysteries of Ravenstorm Island, the Survivors series, two Beast Quest instalments and the Darke Academy series. She has been nominated and shortlisted for awards including the Carnegie Medal, the Royal Mail Scottish Children’s Book Award and the David Gemmell Legend Award.