Vulture's Gate

Kirsty Murray
AUD $15.99

It is 40 years into the future and the world is in turmoil. A plague has destroyed humans' ability to conceive females, or so Callum thinks until he meets Bo. A page-turning adventure unfolds as the pair rely on each other to survive a dangerous journey to a safe haven in the city of Vulture's Gate.

One girl - could she be the last girl alive? One boy, pursued by reckless men who have kidnapped him from his fathers.

Bo and Callum go in search of a safe haven, a place to call home. But where can they turn and who can they trust? When every stranger is a threat, does their only hope lie in reaching Vulture's Gate?

Following a journey that takes them across barren deserts and lost valleys, Bo and Callum must discover how to survive alongside runaway boys and crazed religious terrorists, in a world with an uncertain future.

And what is the disturbing secret at the ruined city's core?

Author bio:

Kirsty Murray is an award winning author of nine novels for young people including Vulture's Gate, Zarconi's Magic Flying Fish, Market Blues, Walking Home with Marie-Claire and the epic quartet of historical fiction 'Children of the Wind'.

Category: Children's
ISBN: 9781741757101
Awards: Short-listed NSW Premier's Literary Awards, Ethel Turner Prize for young people's literature 2010 AU
Publisher: A&U Children's
Imprint: A & U Children
Pub Date: August 2009
Page Extent: 252
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 12 - 18
Subject: Children's, Teenage & educational

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