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It’s meant to be a stress-free holiday in London, but suddenly Seth and Nadiya will need all their skills asDefenders. Ghostly activity is threatening a Premier League club as they build a new stadium on Roman ruins.One worker has already met a grisly death – and many other lives are in danger. The horror of modern injusticeseems to have woken the spirits of the past …What can the Defenders do to change things?Action-packed follow-up to Killing Ground in the Defenders series.

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In the ‘Defenders’ series, best-selling author Tom Palmer brings together his passions for football and history in three haunting stories aimed for children aged 8-12. Published by Barrington Stoke, these books are ‘super-readable’ due to their accessible layout including a dyslexia-friendly font and tinted paper. The Defenders stories follow the adventures of a boy called Seth, who lives in Halifax, loves football and is coming to terms with his mum facing a very serious illness. Seth has the unusual ability to see ‘shadows’ of the past; ghost-like appearances of people from different points in history…

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